INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY AND POLYTECHNICS
STUDYING AT AN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OR A POLYTECHNIC
Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) offer high-quality vocational training with a focus on practical skills, trades and employability. Courses cover a very wide range of specialties, from hospitality and tourism to digital design and health professions. ITPs offer courses for all levels of study, from foundation certificates to undergraduate degrees, postgraduate programmes and master's degrees.
Qualifications are focused on specific job outcomes and courses are informed by industry and employers to ensure their relevance. Programmes can include internships, work placements and industry projects, and are designed to help students gain experience and become job-ready.
New Zealand ITP qualifications are recognized internationally. Studying there will give you the skills, qualifications and experience you need to work anywhere else in the world.