Entry criteria

Entry criteria

As a domestic student you are required to comply with the following qualification specific entry criteria.

Before being accepted into the program applicants must:

  • Have turned 16 years of age prior to starting the course
  • Provide written referee report(s)
  • Declare any physical or learning disability, or diverse needs that may impact on your performance as a student

Note:

  • Applicants may have to undergo a police check for entry into this program
  • Applicants may be required to succeed in a personal interview
  • Applicants with English as an additional language are required to provide proof of their English language competency

Before being accepted into the program applicants must:

  • Have turned 16 years of age prior to starting the course
  • Have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand (Level 3) or equivalent
  • Provide written referee report(s)
  • Declare any physical or learning disability, or diverse needs that may impact on your performance as a student

Note:

  • Applicants may have to undergo a police check for entry into this program
  • Applicants may be required to succeed in a personal interview
  • Applicants with English as an additional language are required to provide proof of their English language competency

All International Students wishing to travel to New Zealand for their studies are required to comply with all criteria mentioned in "General entry criteria" and "English as a first language criteria" categories as well as qualification specific criteria.

Before being accepted into any program at NZTC you must:

  • Have turned 18 years of age prior to starting the course
  • Satisfy Immigration New Zealand (INZ) requirements for your program of study. You are responsible for ensuring your visa remains valid throughout your program of study with NZTC
  • Hold current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. You may purchase both medical and travel insurance through NZTC
  • Have daily access to appropriate computer hardware, and broadband access as specified by the College

English may be considered the first language, or one of the first languages, for an applicant who provides evidence of one of the following:

  • Completion of all primary education and at least 3 years of secondary education at schools using English as the language of instruction
  • or
  • Completion of at least 5 years of secondary education at schools using English as the language of instruction

All students claiming English as a first language must sign a statutory declaration to this effect.

Before being accepted into the program applicants must:

  • Provide written referee report(s)
  • Declare any physical or learning disability, or diverse needs that may impact on your performance as a student

Note:

  • Applicants may have to undergo a police check for entry into this program
  • Applicants may be required to succeed in a personal interview
  • Applicants with English as an additional language are required to provide proof of their English language competency by providing an overall IELTS (Academic) test score of 5.0, with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent

Before being accepted into the program applicants must:

  • Have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Health Assistance Strand (Level 3) or equivalent
  • Provide written referee report(s)
  • Declare any physical or learning disability, or diverse needs that may impact on your performance as a student

Note:

  • Applicants may have to undergo a police check for entry into this program
  • Applicants may be required to succeed in a personal interview
  • Applicants with English as an additional language are required to provide proof of their English language competency by providing an overall IELTS (Academic) test score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent