Vocational Education

New Zealand's career-focused learning network

Find the right learning for you from career-focused providers; work-based training organisations, institutes of technology and polytechnics.

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

Vocational learning providers offer a wide range of industry-specific and career-focused NZQA-approved programmes; from level 1 to level 9, and everything in between. Many programmes are open to international learners.

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.

Need some help?

We can help you find the right learning provider based on where you live or want to learn in New Zealand, or for the industry you’re looking to train in.