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Waiariki Institute of Technology, North Island:
Waiariki Institute of Technology offers business administration, IT, forestry, hospitality, nursing, web & gaphic design and project management courses plus business management degrees, tourism & early childhood education training & maori education amongst many others. We have campuses in Rotorua, Taupo and Whakatane, located in the Bay of Plenty region and Tokoroa & Waipa in the Waikato district of the North Island of New Zealand. The main Rotorua campus is set in clean, green and safe rural surroundings only ten minutes from the city centre. Waiariki Institute of Technology has six schools of study. Each school offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in their respective subject areas and is committed to helping you acquire the tools, real-life skills and knowledge for life. From trades certificates to bachelor’s degrees and beyond, start your journey to success at Waiariki today. eCampus Waiariki also provides free home correspondence courses and distance learning online.

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Mission :

Photo of College Courses in New ZealandWe are focused on providing students with work-ready skills which will give you the opportunity to be more productive and increase your income earning potential. While we have a national reputation for our forestry, tourism, hospitality and nursing programmes, we also teach many other disciplines. We have a strong cultural flavour and welcome students from all nationalities.

Programmes:

A range of Certificate, Diploma, Degree, National Certificates and Diplomas and Graduate Courses in Business Administration, Accounting, IT, Hospitality, Forestry, Nursing, Art and Design, Fashion, Interior Design, Tourism and Travel, Early Childhood Education, Maori Education, Agriculture, Professional Cookery and many others.

Industry Partnerships:
Waiariki is proud to have formed partnerships with Industry Training Organisations (ITOs), industry representatives and tertiary institutions throughout New Zealand. These partnerships allow Waiariki to make the most of available resources and information that help strengthen our teaching, and increase the quality of our curriculum and our services.

At Waiariki Learning is fun:

Most of all, we believe learning is fun! Our institute is located in the most beautiful region in New Zealand. We believe absolutely in a study-life balance. At Waiariki you will have the opportunity to see and enjoy the real heartland of New Zealand with opportunities for outdoor recreational pursuits such as mountain biking, fishing, tramping, skiing, multi-sporting, golfing and many other activities right on our doorsteps.

Our region also provides a much lower cost of living than most larger urban centres. Student accommodation is plentiful and inexpensive! Please come and join us and enjoy life to the full. We are small, personable, and student centred, but also quality driven. Our qualifications are fully approved and equal to any in New Zealand.

Come and join our Waiariki whanau and be proud of your local community polytechnic.

Student Support Services:

Waiariki provides a number of support services to students including the Student Learning Centre, Health and Counselling and WITSA.

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Address: Rotorua, Private Bag 3028, Taupo, New Zealand
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Taylors College, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Taylors College Auckland provides specialised university preparation programs in partnership with leading universities in New Zealand. With successful completion of the Taylors Auckland Foundation Year (TAFY), you will be guaranteed entry into the University of Auckland, AUT University and Massey University. In 2011, 94% of TAFY students were offered a tertiary place. Our university preparation courses are open to international students and also New Zealand students who don't meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate degree programs.

There are three study options available for Taylors Auckland Foundation Year. If you have superior grades in English and relevant subjects and want to fast track your pathway to University, you can take the Intensive (Accelerated) Program. Intake is in April only and the course is 30 weeks.

If you have achieved at least average grades in English and relevant subjects, the Standard Program will be suitable for you. You can start your study in January (40 weeks), July (38 weeks) or August (35 weeks). Our Certificate in Pre-Foundation Studies has been designed to prepare you for academic study at foundation level.
University Preparation & English Language Courses:

- Taylors Auckland Foundation Year (TAFY) with 2 program options:

*Intensive (Accelerated) Program: This 30-week program is ideal if you have superior grades in English & relevant subjects and want to fasttrack your pathway to University.

*Standard Program: Study English & 4 elective subjects. 35, 38 or 40 weeks.
 
*Certificate in Pre-Foundation Studies:
Prepares you for academic study at foundation level.

- Taylors English Language Preparation (TELP)
Natcoll Design Technology, Wellington
Courses / Programs
Natcoll Design Technology provides creative digital technology courses and related resources and is at the forefront of digital design education and training in New Zealand. Established in 1997, we have campuses in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch which offer intensive NZQA-approved vocationally-based certificate and diploma courses. Whether your passion lies in animation or graphic design, web design or digital production, interactive media or video post production, we will teach you the essential skills you need to succeed in the creative digital design industries.

Our courses can lead to entry straight into the workforce, or provide opportunities for further study. Natcoll currently has a number of formal degree pathways in place with a number of institutions in Australia & NZ which provide Natcoll graduates with the opportunity to cross credit into degree programmes.
Diploma Courses:

• Animation and Digital Video - Level 5
• Computer Graphic Design - Level 6
• Interactive Design - Level 6
• Web Development - Level 6
• Animation (Advanced) - Level 6
• Video Post Production (Advanced)-Level 6
• Digital Media (Advanced) - Level 7
• Advanced 3D Graphics – Level 7

Foundation certificate course:
• iCreate Foundation course in Digital Design – Level 3
Southern Institute of Technology
Courses / Programs
Southern Institute of Technology has a proud history of vocational education and training. Established as Southland Polytechnic over 30 years ago and more recently known as Southern Institute of Technology, we provide students with quality education across a range of subject areas and at a variety of levels. By offering programmes from certificate and diploma to bachelor's degree and post graduate level you can enter your training at the level that suits you and progress as you are ready. With around 9,000 students, SIT is big enough to offer variety and a student culture, yet small enough to retain a friendly atmosphere. Our main campus is in Invercargill, but you may also like to check out what we offer in Christchurch and Gore, all on the South Island.
Business, Computing, Hospitality & Tourism, New Media & Arts (Journalism, Music, Audio Production, Dramatic Arts, Design & Visual Arts), Nursing, Nanny, English Language, Social Services, Health, Exercise & Recreation, Technology, Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Eng, Hairdressing, Beauty, Pharmacy and more.
Raffles College of Design & Commerce, Auckland
Courses / Programs
Make the most of your overseas study experience by choosing somewhere inspiring like New Zealand! At Raffles College of Design and Commerce in Auckland, we provide high-quality certificate and diploma courses in the fields of design, business and early childhood education. We welcome students from NZ and international students from around the world.

Our college is part of the Raffles Education Corporation, which is a premier creative design and business education provider in Asia Pacific. All of our programmes are accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).

At Raffles College of Design & Commerce in Auckland, creativity is encouraged. Studying in Auckland allows you to learn in a country with a unique balance of natural landscapes and commercial cities. Because of this balance, film makers and expats alike flock to New Zealand from around the world.

Our learning environment gives you the freedom to develop your creativity and teaches you how to apply it professionally. With international lecturers and peers, you can learn from and with like-minded people on how to use your creativity in a professional manner.
We offer certificate & diploma courses in the following subjects:

- Design:Graphic Design; Multimedia Design

- Business: Business

- Science and Technology: Early Childhood Education
AWI International Education Group - IT & Computing Science
Courses / Programs
Study in New Zealand with AWI International Education Group! Conveniently situated in Central Auckland, AWI is a private tertiary establishment approved by the NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority).

Established in 2000, AWI provides Level 5 and Level 7 diplomas in Information & Communication Technology (ICT), and a Level 7 diploma in Business. In addition, we offer English language courses to international students of all levels - beginner to advanced.

With extensive experience in the New Zealand education sector, AWI is an excellent educational provider (category 2). Students come from a wide variety of countries, including China, Brazil, Pakistan, India, the Philippines, Thailand, Korea and Russia.

AWI’s teachers are experienced and approachable educators, and current students know them to supportive and understanding.

We offer guidance and support in all the areas you need: visa help, airport pick-up, orientation, accommodation, job support, etc.

Campus facilities include a computer suite and workshop, classrooms, student study areas, common rooms, a kitchen and a library.
Information & Communication Technology (ICT) Courses:
- National Diploma in Computing (Level 5)
- Diploma in Computer Science and Information Technology (Level 7)

Business Course:
- AWI Diploma in Business (Level 7)

General English Courses:
- Elementary
- Pre-Intermediate
- Intermediate
- Upper Intermediate
- Academic English
- IELTS exam preparation
The Contemporary Music Course
Courses / Programs
‘The Contemporary Music Course’ is an attractively presented high quality online music course for beginners, songwriters and arrangers. No previous qualifications are required. You'll have instant access for a year, to 130 lessons that stream instantly from the net to your computer, iPad or iPhone.

Free two day trial!! If you are interested let us know via the form on our Contact Page.

I haven't seen anything like this style of presentation on the internet. Apart from private students globally it is being used as a college teaching resource in NZ and Australia.

Student Testimonials:

"I think your website is awesome. It really gives you the feeling of being in a music school" Valerie Crawford, student USA

"When I discovered your course - Geronimo!!!!!! Perfect timing and perfect content!!!!!! I spent four hours on it last night immediately and it is completely brilliant. The guitar and drum sections are a complete gift. Thank you so much. But it is all explained so clearly and simply. The best thing is the boost finding your course has given me and I am moving from the fear into the enjoyment which I have been searching for." Kris Yarborough, student - U.K.
Subjects are - ‘The Language of Music (theory)’, ‘Chords and Harmony’, ‘Voicings/Arranging 1’, ‘Basic Counterpoint’ ‘Writing for Drums’ and 'Writing for Guitar' - in production is 'Writing with a computer' (Sibelius software and Logic sequencing softwares).