Valley Education &
Training Enterprises Ltd.

Education with a focus on Youth, Industry Training, Employment Opportunities, Business Administration and Computing.

VETEL runs New Zealand Qualifications Authority approved courses:


Meet some of the team


Andrea McCartneyExecutive Director

As the owner of Valley Education & Training Enterprises, my passion is in education as it can make a difference to people's career aspirations

Ruth BlissAdministration Co-ordinator

It’s inspiring to see young people, who often arrive at Valley Education shell-shocked from their secondary schooling experience, achieve their potential.

John GrantAg and Hort Tutor

I am the Ag and Hort Tutor and look forward to being active in the district and supporting students and stakeholders to meet their learning goals

Rayley Senora Employment Skills & Computing Tutor

I am pleased to say that I have joined VETEL recently. I teach computing and employment skills and I enjoy working with all kinds of people.

Pete Kerr Trades Tutor

“I really enjoy passing on my knowledge to my students. I have a great rapport with them and love to see how involved and engaged they are in learning these skills.”

Maureen ShearyPart-Time Administration

I have recently started at Valley Education in a part-time administration role, and am enjoying meeting the new and returning students.

Karen WightmanAg and Hort Field Officer

I am the Ag and Hort Field Officer - My main role is to place students on work experience and complete practical assessments

Frances Barrie Academic and Compliance Manager

My role is to ensure continual improvements are made to our programmes so we can achieve the best possible outcomes.


What some of our students think: