Whakairohia he toki

— Learning with purpose

Our purpose is to provide excellent and quality educational opportunities that support learners, employers and communities to gain the skills, knowledge and capabilities that Aotearoa New Zealand needs now and for the future. Learners and their whānau are at the centre of all that we do.

A woman and man in a forestry block leaning against a truck pointing to the trees

Career-focused learning takes things out of the class and into the real world. The goal is to help you get more than just qualifications. It’s about getting you exactly the skills and knowledge you need to walk into a great job and give back to your whānau and community.

Learning that fits around you

Whether you want to get ahead in your job or find a new one, vocational training can fit around your life and let you learn at your pace

Why learn with Te Pūkenga?

  1. Learning that fits you

    Choose the qualification or course that fits your life – on campus, online or on-the-job.

  2. Earn while you learn

    As an apprentice or trainee you learn on-the-job, getting new skills and experience all at once.

  3. Walk into work

    Employers all over Aotearoa need skilled people and are ready to hire — create your future now.

  4. Make your mark

    Whatever the job, your work will be incredibly important to our country’s future.

  5. Your wellbeing matters

    We know your wellbeing will enhance your success, so we provide holistic wellbeing services, including free access to counselling services.

Do you currently learn with Te Pūkenga?

Get access to a huge range of free wellbeing resources on Te Pae Ora — a wellbeing hub for ākonga with Te Pūkenga. Get study tips and advice; to live well and learn well.