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Ara Institute of Canterbury

Madras Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

Ara Institute of Canterbury is a vibrant and progressive tertiary institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education throughout the Canterbury and Waitaki region. Ara was created in 2016 when education providers CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic merged, bringing together two well-established organisations and over 200 years of collective experience and success.

  • 25,000+
    Total Students
  • 8%
    International Students
  • NZD 14,467
    Total Cost of Living(average per year*)
  • NZD 11,625
    Living On-campus(average per year*)

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Overview

Ara Institute of Canterbury have five campuses throughout the South Island. We offer nationally recognised and highly regarded certificates, diplomas, degrees and graduate qualifications.

Ara specialises in applied tertiary training. Subject choices include business, engineering, architecture, nursing, creative arts, hospitality, computing, science, languages, outdoor education, broadcasting and primary industries. Programmes range from Level 1 to Level 9. The institute works closely with industry to ensure students have relevant skills for employment, and have a wide range of work placement opportunities.

Our talented staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners are passionate about the role they play in our students' success. Together, we're committed to equipping every student with the industry-relevant knowledge, skills and experience they need to get the job they want and to excel in it.

Our learning models and course content continually evolve to respond to industry and regional needs. To ensure our students have real-world experience, we offer an ever-expanding array of workplace training opportunities, internships, apprenticeships and partnerships with industry. And to meet demand for flexible study options, we offer an increasing range of online, blended delivery and part time programmes.

These measures, combined with a low student-to-tutor ratio and comprehensive support services, ensure our students thrive in an inclusive, nurturing, flexible and technology-enhanced study environment where meaningful learning experiences are the norm. And it means that when they head out into the world, our graduates are work-ready and equipped with internationally-relevant qualifications, valuable industry connections and skills that will enable them to contribute to a fast-changing world.

Achieving your goals and experiencing the essence of student life can be both exciting and challenging. Our support services are devoted to helping you enjoy all the benefits of being a student.

Our support services staff can help you with everything from enrolment to accommodation advice through to learning support and choosing your career. You'll also find plenty of opportunities to socialise with several cafes and outstanding recreation facilities on campus.

We have two early learning centres (one bilingual), caring for your children up to the age of five years old. With cafes onsite and access to our training restaurant and deli cafe you will be spoilt for choice with what is on offer to eat at Ara. Get fit or unwind at our recreation centre. For your specific fitness needs, check out The Zone to get the results you want to achieve.

Our Careers & Employment team provides free advice to current and prospective students, as well as our graduates. We can help you with:

  • Exploring your career options
  • Developing your employability
  • Job search, CVs, interviews and more

Christchurch is a large New Zealand city and offers many accommodation options. Students may decide to go flatting, private board or live in homestay accommodation with a Christchurch family. Our Ōtautahi House offers apartment style accommodation with other students in a flat share right across the road from our Christchurch - Madras Street campus.

General Information

  • Bachelors degree
  • NZD 20,131 International student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • Masters degree
  • NZD 20,875 Domestic student tuition fee (average per year*)
  • NZD 12,261 International student tuition fee (average per year*)

Programs / Degrees at Ara Institute of Canterbury

Accounting

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - ACA/CA Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting)
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • MYOB
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting strand)

Acting

  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (with optional specialisation in Music Theatre)
  • Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance

Adult education

  • Workplace Assessment (Training Scheme)

Adult literacy and numeracy

  • Algebra Level 1
  • Calculations
  • Calculus 2
  • Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation) L1-5
  • Mathematical Methods 2
  • Maths and Statistics
  • Reading and Writing Skills for Adult Learners

Agriculture

  • Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Agriculture Engineering)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Agribusiness Management

Animal science

  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Level 4) with Companion Animal Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) with Veterinary Nursing Assistant Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Animal Management/Veterinary Nursing)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)

Animation

  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)

Applied science

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition
  • Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Science Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6)

Architectural studies

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
  • New Zealand Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

Art

  • Bachelor of Design (Applied Visual Art)
  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative) YG
  • New Zealand Certificate in Creativity
  • New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design
  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5)

Autobody

  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Body) (Collision Repair or Refinishing) Level 4
  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 4) Light Vehicle Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing

Automotive trades

  • Car Club
  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Body) (Collision Repair or Refinishing) Level 4
  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 4) Light Vehicle Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Heavy)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Light)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Introduction to Automotive and Engineering

Baking

  • Career Baker

Barista

  • Barista Essentials
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista, Café Service or Bar Services Strand (Workplace)
  • Service Industries (Food and Beverage) Training
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway - Occurrence for Hospitality Level 2 (Timaru)

Bartending

  • International Wines and Spirits
  • Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

Beauty therapy

  • Beauty Therapy and Salon Skills
  • Certificate in Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapies and Epilation
  • New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (DE)

Broadcasting communications

  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio)
  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Screen and Television Production)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Communications Media

Building

  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)

Business

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - ACA/CA Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Transformation and Change)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Hospitality Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Operations and Production Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Personal Financial Planning)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Retail Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Sales and Marketing)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Supply Chain Logistics)
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change
  • Graduate Diploma in Event Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Personal Financial Planning
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing
  • Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Logistics
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting strand)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology strand)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

Business administration

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Retail, Business Administration and Technology)

Business information systems

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems

Business management

  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

Business transformation and change

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Transformation and Change)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change

Café bar service

  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands (YG)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista, Café Service or Bar Services Strand (Workplace)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) with Restaurant Services Strand
  • Service Industries (Food and Beverage) Training
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway - Occurrence for Hospitality Level 2 (Timaru)

Carpentry

  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Carpentry strand

CELTA

  • CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Chef Training

  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (CTC)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (YG)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Cookery Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Patisserie Strand

Childbirth education

  • Integrated Short Course - Physiological Childbirth

Civil engineering

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Civil)

Coffee making

  • Barista Essentials

Commerce

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - ACA/CA Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Information Systems)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Transformation and Change)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Human Resource Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Operations and Production Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Sales and Marketing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Information Systems
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Transformation and Change
  • Graduate Diploma in Event Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Computer aided design

  • Diploma in Computer Aided Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Design

Computing and ICT

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Computing)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Information Technology Security
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Network Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Server Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Networking (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)
  • Technology Training (Digital Technology)

Concept art

  • Bachelor of Design (Applied Visual Art)

Construction

  • Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Construction and Allied Trades) One Day Option CTC
  • Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Construction) Two Day DE
  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Introduction to Construction YG
  • New Zealand Certificate in Joinery
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Construction and Architectural Studies Pathway)

Construction management

  • Bachelor of Construction (with specialisations in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying) (Level 7)
  • Graduate Diploma in Construction Management (Level 7)
  • Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Level 7)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Construction)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Construction and Architectural Studies Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

Cookery

  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (CTC)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (YG)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Cookery Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Patisserie Strand

Dancing

  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (with optional specialisation in Music Theatre)
  • Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance

Data communication

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Information Technology Security
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Network Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Server Administration

Design

  • Bachelor of Design (Applied Visual Art)
  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative) YG
  • New Zealand Certificate in Creativity
  • New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design
  • New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Design - interiors

  • Diploma in Interior Design (Residential)

Education

  • New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4)

Electrical engineering

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
  • Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Electrical Engineering) CTC
  • Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Electrotechnology)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Electrical Engineering YG
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Electrical)
  • Technology Training (Electrotechnology)

Electrician

  • Elec Serv Tech Cert Paper B Theory and Practical
  • Electrical Service Technician (night course)
  • EWRB Electrical Appliance Serviceperson
  • EWRB Electrical Inspectors Registration
  • EWRB Electrical Safety First Aid and CPR for Practicing
  • EWRB Electrical Safety for Practicing
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory and Practice (Trade) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory
  • Overseas Electrician Registration Assessment - Regulation
  • Overseas Electrician Registration Assessment - Special Practical (Stage 3)
  • Overseas Electrician Registration Assessment - Theory
  • Overseas Electrician Registration Assessment – Special Practical (Stage 1 and 2)

Engineering

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical)
  • Diploma in Computer Aided Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Computer Aided Design
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Engineering Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Engineering Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Civil)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Electrical)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Mechanical)

Engineering trades

  • Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Agriculture Engineering)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) with strands in Fitting and Machining, General Engineering, Machining, Maintenance Engineering, and Toolmaking
  • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

English

  • Individual Learning Programme
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Foundation) (Level 1)
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General/Academic) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General/Academic) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 1)
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2)
  • New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Professional/Academic) (Level 5)
  • Speak better English

English language teaching

  • CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Enrolled nursing

  • New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing

Entrepreneurship

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )
  • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Environmental and outdoor leadership

  • Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate of Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Event management

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Event Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Event Management

Fashion technology and design

  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion Technology and Design)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Fashion

Film

  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Screen and Television Production)

Fitness

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Certificate in Fitness
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)

Food

  • Food Safety for Industry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) (CTC)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (YG)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Cookery Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Patisserie Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)
  • Service Industries (Food and Beverage) Training
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway - Occurrence for Hospitality Level 2 (Timaru)

Foundation studies

  • Certificate in Japanese (Foundation)
  • Certificate in Māori Foundation Studies - Te Haeata
  • Certificate in Pasifika Foundation Studies
  • Certificate of Proficiency (Foundation) L1-5
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Career and Education)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Construction)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Engineering Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Science Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Construction and Architectural Studies Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Engineering Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Pre Health Pathway)

Furniture and joinery

  • Hobby Furniture Making
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

Gasfitting

  • Craftsman Gasfitting
  • National Certificate in Gasfitting

Gibstopping

  • Craftsman Common

Graphic design

  • Bachelor of Design (Applied Visual Art)
  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)

Hairdressing

  • Beauty Therapy and Salon Skills
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3) (YG)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Salon Skills (Introductory) (DE)

Health

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Bachelor of Medical Imaging
  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Health
  • Certificate in Fitness
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
  • Master of Health Science
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with Health Assistance Strand or Support Work Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Health)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Pre Health Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science
  • Special topics in Health and Nutrition

Hospitality

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Hospitality Management)
  • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies (Hospitality Supported Learning) (Level 1) CTC
  • Food Safety for Industry
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands (YG)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista and Café Service Strands
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 3) with Barista, Café Service or Bar Services Strand (Workplace)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service (Level 4) with Restaurant Services Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Hospitality (Cookery and Beverage)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)
  • Service Industries (Food and Beverage) Training
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Hospitality Supported Learning) (Level 2)
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway - Occurrence for Hospitality Level 2 (Timaru)

House building

  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

Human nutrition

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Pre Health Pathway)

Human resource management

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Human Resource Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Human services

  • Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Health
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 3) with Health Assistance Strand or Support Work Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Health)

Illustrator

  • Bachelor of Design (Applied Visual Art)
  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication Design)

Industrial science

  • Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6)

Industry based programmes

  • Intermediate Cable Location
  • TOPNZ/BRANZ Weathertight Design

Information design

  • Graduate Certificate in Information Design (Level 7)

Innovation and entrepreneurship

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )
  • Graduate Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Interior design

  • Diploma in Interior Design (Residential)

IT

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Information Technology Security
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Network Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Server Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Networking (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6)

IT support/help desk

  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

Japanese

  • Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
  • Certificate in Japanese (Foundation)
  • Certificate in Japanese

Jazz

  • Bachelor of Music Arts

Journalism

  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Journalism)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Communications Media

Laboratory technology

  • Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6)

Languages

  • Akona Te Reo - Certificate in Māori Language
  • Bachelor of Language (Japanese)
  • Certificate in Japanese (Foundation)
  • Certificate in Japanese
  • Certificate in Māori Foundation Studies - Te Haeata

Life skills

  • Assertive Communication and Confidence for Women
  • Effective Anger Management for Women
  • Helping you get that job
  • New Outlook for Women
  • Self Development for Women
  • Self Empowerment for Women
  • Self Esteem for Women

Management

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Accounting - CPA Foundation Pathway)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Business Transformation and Change)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Event Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Hospitality Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Innovation and Entrepreneurship )
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Operations and Production Management)
  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Event Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Operations and Production Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)

Māori language and culture

  • Akona Te Reo - Certificate in Māori Language
  • Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies (Te Ohoka)
  • Certificate in Māori Foundation Studies - Te Haeata
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)
  • Te Hapara, Diploma in Māori Studies
  • Te Hoe, Beginners Māori Language
  • Te Kākano
  • Te Papa Whakatipu

Marketing

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Sales and Marketing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Mechanical engineering

  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Mechanical)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) with strands in Fitting and Machining, General Engineering, Machining, Maintenance Engineering, and Toolmaking
  • New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Mechanical)

Media

  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Journalism)
  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio)
  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Screen and Television Production)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Communications Media
  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Medical imaging

  • Bachelor of Medical Imaging
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway)

Midwifery

  • Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Integrated Short Course - Physiological Childbirth
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Pre Health Pathway)

Motor trades

  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Body) (Collision Repair or Refinishing) Level 4
  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 4) Light Vehicle Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Heavy)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Light)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing

Multimedia

  • Bachelor of Design (Motion Design)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Musical arts

  • Bachelor of Music Arts
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (with optional specialisation in Music Theatre)
  • Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance

Nursing

  • Bachelor of Musculoskeletal Health
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Competency Assessment Programme - Enrolled Nurse
  • Competency Assessment Programme - Registered Nurse
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Health
  • Graduate Diploma in Nursing
  • Master of Health Science
  • Master of Nursing - Advanced Practice Pathway
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Health)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Pre Health Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science

Nutrition

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition
  • Special topics in Health and Nutrition

Online business studies

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Business Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting strand)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Administration and Technology strand)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

Outdoor education

  • Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Certificate in Outdoor Recreation
  • Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management
  • Graduate Certificate of Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Painting and decorating

  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand (Painting and Decorating)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand (Plasterboard)

Panelbeating

  • DIY Restoration Panelbeating (Panel Fabrication)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing
  • Restoration Panelbeating

Pasifika languages and culture

  • Certificate in Pasifika Foundation Studies
  • Certificate in Sāmoan Language (Gagana Sāmoa)
  • Pasifika languages 1 - Gagana Sāmoa
  • Pasifika languages 2 - Gagana Sāmoa

Pasifika Trades Training

  • Craftsman Common
  • Craftsman Gasfitting
  • Craftsman Plumbing
  • National Certificate in Gasfitting
  • National Certificate in Plumbing
  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand

Pattern making

  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion Technology and Design)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Fashion

Performing arts

  • Bachelor of Music Arts
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (with optional specialisation in Music Theatre)
  • Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance

Personal training

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Certificate in Fitness
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)

Photography

  • Bachelor of Design (Photography)

Physical activity, health and wellness

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness

Plumbing

  • Craftsman Plumbing
  • National Certificate in Plumbing
  • New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3)

Professional cookery

  • New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Cookery Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with Patisserie Strand

Programming

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Information Technology Security
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Network Administration
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Server Administration

Project management

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Project Management
  • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)

Quantity surveying

  • Bachelor of Construction (with specialisations in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying) (Level 7)
  • Graduate Diploma in Construction Management (Level 7)
  • Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Level 7)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

Radio

  • Bachelor of Broadcasting Communications (Radio)

Radiography

  • Bachelor of Medical Imaging
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Medical Imaging Pathway)

Receptionist

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)

Recreation

  • Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Certificate of Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
  • Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Retail

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Retail) YG
  • Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Retail)
  • Graduate Diploma in Retail Management
  • New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 3)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Retail (Level 4)
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Retail, Business Administration and Technology)

Sales and marketing

  • Bachelor of Applied Management (Sales and Marketing)
  • Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing

Science

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity and Health Promotion)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Food Microbiology
  • Graduate Diploma in Laboratory Technology
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Science Pathway)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science (Level 6)
  • Quality Assurance

Sewing

  • Bachelor of Design (Fashion Technology and Design)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Fashion

Singing

  • Bachelor of Music Arts
  • Bachelor of Performing Arts (with optional specialisation in Music Theatre)
  • Certificate in Contemporary Music Performance

Social work

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)

Software development

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

Sport and exercise science

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Science Pathway)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Sports, Nutrition and Health Promotion)

Sports training

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Sport and Exercise Science)
  • Certificate in Fitness
  • Graduate Diploma in Physical Activity, Health and Wellness
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)
  • Sport Psychology

Supported learning

  • Certificate in Foundation Studies (Hospitality Supported Learning) (Level 1) CTC
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Hospitality Supported Learning) (Level 2)

Sustainability and outdoor education

  • Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Certificate in Outdoor Recreation
  • Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management
  • Graduate Certificate of Environmental and Outdoor Leadership
  • Graduate Diploma in Sustainability and Outdoor Education
  • Outdoor Education and Sustainability (Dual Pathway)
  • Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Sustainability and Outdoor Education)

Teacher training

  • CELTA - Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Workplace Assessment (Training Scheme)

Te Puna Wānaka Māori and Pasifika studies

  • Akona Te Reo - Certificate in Māori Language
  • Certificate in Māori Foundation Studies - Te Haeata
  • Certificate in Pasifika Foundation Studies
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Toa Sports)
  • Te Hapara, Diploma in Māori Studies

Te Reo Māori

  • Akona Te Reo - Certificate in Māori Language

Tertiary learning and teaching

  • Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Teaching and Learning
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)
  • Workplace Assessment (Training Scheme)

Timber construction

  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

Tourism

  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand (YG)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

Trades

  • Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Construction) Two Day DE
  • Craftsman Common
  • Craftsman Gasfitting
  • Craftsman Plumbing
  • Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Agriculture Engineering)
  • National Certificate in Gasfitting
  • National Certificate in Plumbing
  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Carpentry strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Introduction to Automotive and Engineering
  • New Zealand Certificate in Joinery
  • New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3)

Travel

  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand (YG)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand
  • New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

Veterinary nursing

  • New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) with Veterinary Nursing Assistant Strand
  • New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)

Web development

  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Graduate Diploma in Information and Communication Technologies
  • New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

Welding and structural steel

  • Intermediate Welding for Eight Weeks
  • Introductory Welding for Five Weeks
  • Welding Certification Requirements

Wine

  • International Wines and Spirits

Work skills

  • New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)

Selection criteria

Language test
  • IELTS (Bachelors) 6.0
  • IELTS (Masters) 6.5
  • TOEFL (Bachelors) 60
  • TOEFL (Masters) 79

Student Life

  • Urban
    Campus setting
  • Public
    Control type

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