Zero fee programmes

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

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

Animal Care
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Animal Care Level 2 FREE tuition fees for domestic students
Automotive
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Automotive Technology (Vehicle Servicing) Level 2 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees
Bridging Programmes
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Trades Technology Level 2 Domestics students - FREE tuition fees, Course related costs may apply., You will be required to provide your own pair of steel capped safety boots
Te Timatanga - Certificate in Tertiary Study Level 2 Domestics students - FREE, Youth Guarantee places available - FREE, International students - $10,500.00
Mathematics & Statistics Bridging Workshops Domestic students - FREE
Certificate in Work Skills (Supported Learning) Level 1 Domestics students - FREE tuition fees
Tools for Academic Study Level 4 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees, International students - $3,144.00
Youth Guarantee FREE (conditions apply)
Business Administration
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Business Administration & Computing Level 2 Domestics students - FREE tuition fees
Creative
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Fashion Studies (Apparel Manufacture) Level 3 Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents residing in New Zealand, $2,960 from semester 2 (July) 2015
Electrotechnology & Electrical
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Electrical Engineering Level 2 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees
English Language
Programme Indicative Fee
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General/Workplace/Academic) Level 2 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees, International students - $6,628.00
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General/Workplace/Academic) Level 3 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees, International students - NZ$6,628.00
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General/Workplace/Academic) Level 4 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees
Fashion
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Fashion Studies (Apparel Manufacture) Level 3 Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents residing in New Zealand, $2,960 from semester 2 (July) 2015
Horticulture
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Kiwifruit - Orchard Skills Level 3 FREE to NZ citizens and permanent residents residing in New Zealand
National Certificate in Horticulture (Introductory) Level 2 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees
Maritime & Seafood
Programme Indicative Fee
Certificate in Maritime & Fishing Technology Level 3 Domestic students - $1,552.00, FREE fees for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents aged 16-19 years of age at the start of the programme, You will be required to purchase steel-capped gumboots and wet weather gear for work experience
National Certificate in Seafood Vessel Operations (Nautical Skills) - Advanced Deckhand (F) Level 3 The programme is FREE for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents., Note: you are required to pay $761.00 to MNZ with your application (subject to change)., STCW-F Basic has a discounted fee of $998 for ADH-F students. (Usually $1650).
Ngā Ōkawa a Tangaroa - Certificate in Customary Fishing Level 3 Free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents residing in New Zealand
Road Transport, Warehousing & Logistics
Programme Indicative Fee
National Certificate in Distribution Level 2 Domestic students - FREE tuition fees