New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) assures the standard of education delivered by Institutes of technology and polytechnics and private training establishments through the approval of programmes, training schemes and qualifications and a regular system of external evaluation and review. In addition, private training establishments enrolling international students must be registered with NZQA.
You can study for either academic or more practically focused qualifications, gaining everything from entry-level certificates to diplomas, degrees and doctorates. What’s more, these institutes are located nationwide, so you can study just about anywhere you like.
Here we have provided an overview of qualifications offered by New Zealand, which include level of educations, duration of different levels and IELTS requirements for International students. The NZQF has 10 levels, which are based on difficulty, with initial level 1,the easiest and top level 10,the highest level. But students who are looking for student visa from India usually opt for Level 5 or above.
|Diploma||5||Senior Secondary or Any professional diploma||1-2 Year||5.5 (Not less than 5 in each)|
|Diploma||6||Senior Secondary or Any professional diploma||2 Year (After +2)||6.0 (Not less than 5.5 in each)|
|Graduate Diploma and
Certificate / Bachelor’s Degree
|7||Diploma or Bachelors||1 – 3 Years||6.0 (Not less than 5.5 in each)|
|Post-Graduate Diploma and
certificates, Bachelors Honors Degree
|8||Bachelors Degree||1 Year||6.5(Not less than 6.0 in each)|
|Master’s Degree||9||Bachelors Degree||1.5-2 Year||6.5(Not less than 6.0 in each)|
|Research||10||Masters Degree||2-4 Years||7.0(Not less than 6.5 in each)|
Whatever higher education you’re looking for, you’ll find it in New Zealand. NZ has 8 Universities, 18 Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology, around more than 600 Private Training Institutions, 27 English Language Schools and around 20 Industry Training Organizations. Chetanya Career Consultants (3C) Pvt. Ltd provides assistance for admission in all Universities and Colleges across the New Zealand. Here is the list of Institutes mentioned below for your reference.
|Bay of Plenty Polytechnic||Tauranga|
|Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT)||Christchurch|
|Eastern Institute of Technology (Hawkes Bay) (EIT)||Napier|
|Manukau Institute of Technology||Auckland|
|Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)||Nelson, Auckland|
|Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec)||Auckland|
|Otago Polytechnic||Auckland, Dunedin|
|Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)||Invercargill, Queenstown, Christchurch, Auckland|
|Tai Poutini Polytechnic||Christchurch, Auckland|
|The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand||Lower Hutt|
|Unitec New Zealand||Auckland|
|Universal College of Learning (UCOL)||Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa|
|Waiariki Institute of Technology||Rotorua|
|Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)||Waikato|
|Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec)||Wellington|
|Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT)||Taranaki|
|Whitireia Community Polytechnic||Auckland, Wellington, Porirua|
NZQA nominates education provider as a category by two Highly Confident judgments, or a Highly Confident judgment for educational performance and a Highly Confident/Confident judgment for self-assessment capability. International student requires to choose category one education provider for their better visa chance. Student can check category of Education provider from link given below: