• 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.


China graduation 2019

NZTC celebrates five years of successful China partnerships

A collaboration has resulted in the training of hundreds of early childhood teachers working in Southeast China.

Aaron Wright

NZTC graduate promotes inclusivity in early childhood

Aaron Wright is determined to make a positive difference in the communities he serves.

He Kupu May 2019

May issue of He Kupu encourages reflection on transitions for children

Practical strategies are shared on ensuring smooth life changes for children.