Y•Skills Outdoors

Learning at a desk all day not your thing?

Try the Y – Y•Skills Outdoors!

Y•Skills Outdoors is a vocational pathway programme focusing on outdoor adventure, recreation and sport. Click here for full programme information.

You’ll get one-to-one support both inside the classroom and outdoors from our skilled Y tutor as you camp, tramp, climb and kayak your way to your NCEA Level 1 and 2 qualifications — a big advantage in unlocking your ability to succeed. Classes are small, and the YMCA learning environment is relaxed and friendly.

If you like your learning active and you’re 16-19 years old, you may qualify for this free programme – so get in touch today!


YMCA Provider Registration Details:

The National Council of YMCAs has been an NZQA-registered Private Training Establishment (PTE) since 1991. Youth Guarantee-funded programmes of study are NZQA approved. The national Council of YMCAs of New Zealand does not declare any known material conflicts of interest of any of the governing members of the PTE and any interests the member has in organisations in the education or immigration sector that provide goods or services to tertiary students.

This service is an NZQA-approved sub-contracted provision of The National Council of YMCAs [provider number 9388]. The National Council of YMCAs holds a Category 2 NZQA Education Evaluation & Review (EER) Status (2019); NZQA is (a) confident in this provider’s ability to self-assess and (b) confident in this provider’s educational performance. For more information on EER ratings click here.