Private Training Establishment
The High Wire Charitable Trust (HWCT) is a registered Private Training Establishment (PTE) as part of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). As an Educational provider, we are able to train, assess, moderate and load achievements/credits onto the NZQA Framework in Levels 1-4 with all student assessment material and Instructor guides being NZQA certified.
The High Wire Charitable Trust has consent to assess from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under Section 252 of the Education Act 1989 within the scope indicated below.PTE Certificate NZQA Scope
Adventure Activities Operator
Health and Safety is at the forefront of our organisation! The High Wire Charitable Trust (HWCT) is a certified Adventure Activities Operator (AAO) and is audited yearly by the National Outdoor Safety Auditor OutdoorsMark. With new regulations brought in by the New Zealand Government in 2015, the Adventure Industry is overseen by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Worksafe New Zealand to ensure all operators have sound safety practices.Worksafe Registration
Working with Children
Working together with the Ministry of Social Development, the High Wire Charitable Trust (HWCT) is a Level 2 (highest) certified provider for both day and residential programmes for the Ministry of Vulnerable Children Oranga Tamariki (previously Child, Youth and Family) – to conduct training for “at risk” youth. We also hold contracts with the Ministry of Education (MOE) for Alternative Education as a certified provider based in the Counties Manukau district and Hamilton CBD areas for disengaged secondary school youth. The HWCT Alternative Education Department is now conducting education-based programmes for Primary and Intermediate aged children, a new initiative that we hope to continue in the future.MSD Level 2 Approval