• Empowering students to
    care, educate and serve
    since 1982

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) is an established tertiary education provider with over 35 years' experience in providing internationally recognised qualifications to enable students to excel in their chosen field of study.

What sets us apart

We have over 35 years experience in providing NZQA approved qualifications that enable students to excel in their chosen field.


NZTC qualifications are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), the government body that oversees quality assurance for New Zealand qualifications.


NZTC has been accredited by NZQA to deliver a selection of its qualifications online, enabling learners to study online anywhere, anytime with NZTC Global.


We offer a number of learning modes including online, blended learning and college based options. These allow our students to balance their study, work and family commitments.


October orientation

International students find a home away from home

Record numbers of international students were welcomed to the college’s Christchurch and Auckland campuses in October.

Global Leadership Summit

Global Leadership Summit comes to NZTC

NZTC staff, early childhood professionals and community members reflected on the power of their own influence at the 2019 GLS screening.

Maddie Beardsmore

Graduate’s confidence boosted through Level 2 study

Completing a NZ Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2) has given Maddie Beardsmore the confidence to pursue higher studies.