Application process

Application process

By choosing to study with NZTC, you are choosing to begin or progress your career with a College that has been providing tertiary education for 35 years.

Below you will find our enrolment process with an explanation of what you can expect at every step.

Step 1: Choose your program of study

Select the qualification you are interested in studying towards. Note that there are specific entry criteria for each NZTC program of study.

Step 2: Apply

The fastest and most convenient way to apply to study with NZTC is by submitting your application online through NZTCapply, however you can request a copy of the form to print and complete if you prefer.

The application process varies depending on the program you choose to study. Some programs have additional admission requirements, for example, you may need to complete additional forms, or be interviewed. Once all the steps have been completed your application will be reviewed by the selection panel.

Step 3: NZTC Acceptance

If your application is successful you will receive an offer letter and invoice. This may be on the condition that you meet specific requirements.

Step 4: Enrolment

Once you have accepted your place, you are required to pay your fees. When we have received your fees, you will be issued with a Student Acknowledgement Form which you will need to sign and send back.

Step 5: Student confirmation

Once we receive your signed Student Acknowledgement Form, you will be enrolled as a current student and issued with your student details and course start date.

Step 1: Choose your program of study

Select the qualification you are interested in studying towards. Note that there are specific entry criteria for each NZTC program of study.

Step 2: Apply

The fastest and most convenient way to apply to study with NZTC is by submitting your application online through NZTCapply, however you can request a copy of the form to print and complete if you prefer.

The application process varies depending on the program you choose to study. Some programs have additional admission requirements, for example, you may need to complete additional forms, or be interviewed. Once all the steps have been completed your application will be reviewed by the selection panel.

Step 3: Interview

International students living in New Zealand are interviewed face-to-face. For applicants living overseas, your interview will be carried out via Skype (or similar).

Step 4: Offer of placement

If your application is successful you will receive an offer letter and invoice. This may be on the condition that you meet specific requirements.

Step 5: Acceptance

To accept the offer of placement, you will need to return your signed offer letter to New Zealand Tertiary College.

Step 6: Student confirmation

When you have met all the conditions stated in the offer letter, you can pay the tuition fees. A confirmation of enrolment is sent to you along with a receipt of fees to enable you to finalise your visa requirements.

Step 7: Obtain your visa

You are required to submit a valid visa and complete the Student Acknowledgement form before starting your program of study. You must ensure that your visa remains valid throughout the program of study.