About | HLC

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Who are We?

HLC is a Lower North Island-based, NZQA accredited, private training establishment (PTE) offering a wide spectrum of academic programmes and employment programmes to prepare people for the modern workplace.

Working within our mission statement; 'to provide quality programmes leading to higher learning and employment.' We offer learners the opportunity to build their confidence and credentials for employment and further study, enabling the development of practical employment skills while building a record of learning achievement through NZ certificate qualifications.

  • Our various campuses are situated in Levin, Lower Hutt, Paraparaumu and Palmerston North.

  • We are quality assured by NZQA as a Category 1 provider –our latest External Evaluation Report can be found here:

To learn about our Trust Board, click below!

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Our Mission

To provide quality programmes leading to higher learning and employment

Nga Uaratanga: The Values of HLC

HLC Values

Kotahitanga - Teamwork

Partnering with others to grow relationships which ultimately solve problems and build a foundation for success.

Pukengatanga - Achievement

Developing skillsets that meet the learners needs and the needs of the local and global community.

Tino Rangatiratanga – Self Determination

Giving learners the best opportunities that lead to wise self-determination about the present and future.

Mana Tangata – Positive Role Models

Empowering learners to maintain the mana with which they were born and providing them with the highest quality role modelling.

Whakapono - Integrity

Showing integrity by acting in ways that are fair, honest, ethical and just.

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Meet our Team

At HLC we have a dedicated team that works holistically with each learner. Our team has a wide range of skills and experience. We work together to help our learners achieve their goals and aspirations.

 
  Patrick Rennell CEO

Patrick Rennell CEO

  Arnie Tullock Programme Manager - Security

Arnie Tullock Programme Manager - Security

  Angela Torr Student Recruitment & Marketing

Angela Torr Student Recruitment & Marketing

  Fraser Daysh Employment Consultant/Tutor

Fraser Daysh Employment Consultant/Tutor

  Lenore Winterburn Cookery Tutor

Lenore Winterburn Cookery Tutor

  Marolyn Walker   Security Tutor Lower Hutt

Marolyn Walker Security Tutor Lower Hutt

  Neill Blue Employment Consultant/Tutor

Neill Blue Employment Consultant/Tutor

  Robyn Murray Youth Computing Tutor

Robyn Murray Youth Computing Tutor

  Sue Ireland Administration Officer

Sue Ireland Administration Officer

  Barry Judd Operations Manager

Barry Judd Operations Manager

  Hayley Smith Programme Manager - Hospitality

Hayley Smith Programme Manager - Hospitality

  Bill Henderson Straight to Work Security Tutor

Bill Henderson Straight to Work Security Tutor

  Jenny Jarvis Workplace Literacy Coordinator

Jenny Jarvis Workplace Literacy Coordinator

  Lynette Ellis Employment Consultant/Tutor

Lynette Ellis Employment Consultant/Tutor

  Matthew Poucher Employment Consultant/Tutor

Matthew Poucher Employment Consultant/Tutor

  Ramon Oza Employment Services Consultant

Ramon Oza Employment Services Consultant

  Ron James Security Tutor Lower Hutt

Ron James Security Tutor Lower Hutt

  Sue Richardson Health & Wellbeing Tutor

Sue Richardson Health & Wellbeing Tutor

  Sue Norris Management Accountant

Sue Norris Management Accountant

  Jo Robinson Programme Manager - Employment

Jo Robinson Programme Manager - Employment

  Catrina Lander Administration Officer

Catrina Lander Administration Officer

  Karen McAviney Literacy & Numeracy Tutor

Karen McAviney Literacy & Numeracy Tutor

  Magdalene Croot Youth Foundations Skills Tutor

Magdalene Croot Youth Foundations Skills Tutor

  Mike Hayes Security Tutor

Mike Hayes Security Tutor

  Raymond Kaiki Employment Services Consultant

Raymond Kaiki Employment Services Consultant

  Sarah Rutter-Smith Exercise & Sport Tutor

Sarah Rutter-Smith Exercise & Sport Tutor

  Zara Page Administration IT Officer

Zara Page Administration IT Officer

  Shayne Hill Quality Manager

Shayne Hill Quality Manager

  Scott Giles Programme Manager - Business

Scott Giles Programme Manager - Business

  Duncan Cameron Security Tutor - Palmerston North

Duncan Cameron Security Tutor - Palmerston North

  Kelly Duckworth Employment Consultant/Tutor

Kelly Duckworth Employment Consultant/Tutor

  Mariae Royal Finance & HR Officer

Mariae Royal Finance & HR Officer

  Natasja Beuck Driving Instructor

Natasja Beuck Driving Instructor

  Rhonda Harvey Administration Team Leader

Rhonda Harvey Administration Team Leader

  Sjan Oza-Giles Youth Hospitality Tutor

Sjan Oza-Giles Youth Hospitality Tutor