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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OUR ADMISSION PROCESS


Age Requirement

Students need to be 18 years of age or older.


Education Requirement

Should have completed secondary school i.e. Form 6 or 10+2 or considerable work experience or NZ secondary equivalents which is Year 13.


English Requirement

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


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.

Insurance Requirement

By Law students are required to have current travel and acceptable medical insurance covering the period of enrollment until the expiry of Student Visa.


Travel & Medical Insurance

Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at www.moh.govt.nz

International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand.


Accident Insurance

The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents, and temporary visitors to New Zealand,but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www.acc.co.nz

 

Immigration Requirement

Students enrolled at NITT will not be considered bonafide students and will not have access to the privileges of the College and resources until the time they submit an approved student visa/permit stating legal eligibility to study at the New Zealand Institute of Technical Training
Full details of immigration requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available from Immigration New Zealand, and can be viewed on their website at www.immigration.govt.nz