General Info

The mission of the Institute is to become a center for excellence in education with programs that are person, industry & community oriented.
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Code of practice

NITT is a signatory to the Code of practice for pastoral care of international students. As part of this process NITT

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Academic Calender

Check the important dates for the year 2017 and 2018 with NITT's official Academic Calendar.

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New Zealand Institute of Technical Training as signatory to the "The Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016 " can enroll

International Students (On shore and off shore) providing they meet certain criteria:

 The student intends to apply for a Student visa and or permit

-The International Student Application Form has been correctly filled out and all supporting documentation has been received

-The student has indicated at the interview that they have sufficient time available and are dedicated to completing their studies with New Zealand Institute of Technical Training in the timeframe allocated to their specific qualification.

-They have support systems in place for their personal life.

-They have competency in English to the required level for the qualification in which they intend to study i.e.

NZCEL Level 3 applicants- Entry is open. This is for lower intermediate students, IELTS level 4-4.5. Students will ideally have an IELTS score of 4.0, CEFR level A, or an equivalent test. Students must be 18 years old or older. Students may have completed secondary school study, equivalent to NZ Year 12 (6th form) or a secondary school qualification from their country of origin.

 NZCEL Level 4 applicants- This is for upper intermediate students, IELTS level 5-5.5. Achievement in New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3), or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills. This is CEFR low B2, OR IELTS 5, or Students have had their language skills assessed to be at this level. Students must be 18 years old or older. Students have completed secondary school study, equivalent to NZ Year 12(6th form )or a secondary school qualification from their country of origin.

 For Level 5 applicants - IELTS overall 5.5 bands with no band score of less than 5 or TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (essay score of 5 TWE) or TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 46 (Writing score of 14) or Pearson Test of English PToE (Academic) score of 42 or NZCEL Level-4 with the academic endorsement.

For Level 6 applicants- IELTS overall 6.0 bands with no band score lower than 5.5 or TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (essay score of 5 TWE) or TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 60 (Writing score of 18) or Pearson Test of English PToE (Academic) score of 50 or NZCEL Level-4 with the academic endorsement.

For Level 7 applicants : IELTS overall 6.0 bands with no band score lower than 5.5 or TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (essay score of 5 TWE) or TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 60 (writing score of 18) or Pearson Test of English PToE (Academic) score of 50 or NZCEL Level-4 with the academic endorsement.

 

 -The qualification the student is enrolling will enable them to work in the country of their choice and or be of benefit to the prospective student’s career pathway.

 In all situations where New Zealand Institute of Technical Training should cease to offer a programme or course in which students are enrolled, the unexpired portion of fees determined on a pro-rata basis relating to the tuition delivered will be fully covered. The directors and our nominee have the discretion to refund all fees. Students are able to choose between alternative replacements providers, where available, or a pro-rata refund of fees.