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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As part of this process NITT has the following information for prospective International Students:


New Zealand Institute of Technical Training has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the "The Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016" . Copies of the Code are available from the NZQA website at


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

2016 Code of practice

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2016 Code of practice summary

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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


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