How to Enrol

Learn all the steps in our enrolment process. 

Applications for the 2023 Programme have closed. Our intern selection process is complete and successful applicants will be notified by 29th September.


1. Register for our Open House

School staff and families of students who are applying for our 2023 intake are invited to our OPEN HOUSE event. Applications open after the event.

3:30pm - 5pm, Wednesday 29th June 2022 

Burwood Hospital - Level 2


2. Applications Open, 29th June 2022

Begin the application process for the 2023 programme by filling out these forms below.


More documentation is also required and will be sent to you.


3. Applications Close

All applications for our work training internship must be received by 5pm, Friday 12th August 2022.


4. Skills Assessment Day

Applicants and their families will attend a skills assessment and information day on Thursday 1st September 2022.


Potential Interns will complete a range of practical tasks and interview for a place in the 2023 programme. Applicants will be supported by current interns, Canterbury DHB staff and Project SEARCH Tutors and Trainers.


5. Selection Letters

Successful applicants will be sent an official letter of acceptance into the 2023 programme by 29th September 2022. 


6. Enrol at Riccarton High School

All interns accepted in Project SEARCH are enrolled at our managing school, Riccarton High School.

Your information is passed to Riccarton High School to complete the enrolment.


7. Paperwork Day

The necessary CDHB onboarding paperwork will be completed at Burwood Hospital in November 2022 (time to be advised). Families will be sent the required forms and required ID prior.


8. Orientation Visit

Event to welcome interns to Burwood Hospital arranged for the first week of February 2023 (time to be advised).


9. Project SEARCH 2023 Begins

2nd week of February 2023 (time to be advised).