Zero fee programmes

Get into tertiary study for free* as a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

The following programmes/intakes are offered free of fees. You'll get the skills, knowledge and confidence to get started on a new career or further tertiary education.

*conditions apply.
Animal Care
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Animal Care (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free, International students $10,807.00
Automotive
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Automotive Technology (Vehicle Servicing) (Level 2) Domestic students fees free, International students $19,950.00, Course related costs: approximately $435.00 incl. gst for tools and boooks
Bridging Programmes
Programme Indicative Fee
Tools for Academic Study (Level 4) Domestic students fees-free, International students $3,325.00
Youth Guarantee FREE (special conditions apply)
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 3) Domestic students fees-free
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free
Certificate in Trades Technology (Level 2) Domestics students fees-free
Certificate in Work Skills (Supported Learning) (Level 1) Domestics students fees-free
Business Administration
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Business Administration & Computing (Level 2) Domestics students fees-free, International students $9,975.00
Business Management
Programme Indicative Fee
Manu Taiko – Toro Parirau (Kaupae 4) - New Zealand Certificate in Māori Governance (Level 4) Domestic students fees-free., Course related costs may apply.
Creative
Programme Indicative Fee
Photography Pathways FREE tuition fees for domestic students, International students $3,239.00
Education
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme, Domestic students $2,455.00, International students $10,807.00
Electrotechnology & Electrical
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free, International students $7,482.00
English Language
Programme Indicative Fee
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free, International students $6,628.00
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) Domestic students fees-free, International students $6,628.00
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4) Domestic students fees-free, International students $6,628.00
Horticulture
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free
Certificate in Kiwifruit - Orchard Skills (Level 3) Domestic students fees-free
National Certificate in Horticulture (Introductory) (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free, International students $12,138.00
Hospitality
Programme Indicative Fee
New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service with Barista & Café Services Strands (Level 3) Domestic students $2,781.00, International students $9,975.00, Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme.
New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme.
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free
Kaupapa Māori
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free
Manu Taiko – Toro Parirau (Kaupae 4) - New Zealand Certificate in Māori Governance (Level 4) Domestic students fees-free., Course related costs may apply.
Maritime & Seafood
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Maritime & Fishing Technology (Level 3) Domestic students $1,603.00, Fees-free for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme, International students $18,290.00, You will be required to purchase steel-capped gumboots and wet weather gear for work experience
Road Transport, Warehousing & Logistics
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Distribution (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free, International students $8,811.00
Youth Guarantee
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Automotive Technology (Vehicle Servicing) (Level 2) Domestic students fees free, International students $19,950.00, Course related costs: approximately $435.00 incl. gst for tools and boooks
Youth Guarantee FREE (special conditions apply)
New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service with Barista & Café Services Strands (Level 3) Domestic students $2,781.00, International students $9,975.00, Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme.
New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3) Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme.
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 2) Domestic students fees-free
Certificate in Maritime & Fishing Technology (Level 3) Domestic students $1,603.00, Fees-free for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme, International students $18,290.00, You will be required to purchase steel-capped gumboots and wet weather gear for work experience
Certificate in Trades Technology (Level 2) Domestics students fees-free
National Certificate in Business Administration & Computing (Level 2) Domestics students fees-free, International students $9,975.00
National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) Fees-free for New Zealand citizens & permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme, Domestic students $2,455.00, International students $10,807.00