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Introduction

Polytechnic

Introduction

New Zealand’s Polytechnics are recognized as world class educators

  • There are 16 Polytechnics throughout NZ, with over 157,000 students gaining qualifications in all kinds of industries
  • Polytechnics provide high- quality qualifications and training focused on practical skills hands-on experience
  • Poly teach in facilities that mirror real – world situations and workplaces

What you can do while study in NZ Polytechnics

  • Working 20 hours per week during the year
  • Full time during scheduled breaks
  • If you are a student, who is studying from Postgraduate Programmes (Level 8), your partner and dependent child can live in NZ with the same duration like you. You partner can be eligible to apply a work visa and your child can study free in NZ schools as a domestic student.

What you can do after study in NZ polytechnics

  • Post – study work visa (open) for 12 months
  • Once working, visa options for a further 2 or 3 years

Migration Opportunities

There are lot of different industries that really need skilled people. If you’d like to stay in New Zealand long-term, you can increase your chance of getting a work visa if you have experience or qualification in key industries such as IT, Engineering, Agriculture & Forestry, Health & Social Services

Student visaWork Visa under study to work categoryGain work visa under Skilled employmentStaying permanently

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

  • Certificate Level require minimum of IELTS 5.5
  • Diplomas and Degrees require a minimum of IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or equivalent. Some Diplomas and Degree require IELTS 6.5 and more than (Academic) depend on programmes.
  • Waived English Certificate if you have a NZ Academic Qualification equivalents: NCEA Level 3 minimum 42 credits, IB 24+, CIE 120points.

Academic Requirement: Equivalent Academic entry requirement by country

Country Entry to NZQA Level 4 and 5
(Equivalent NCEA Level 2)
Entry to NZQA Level 6 and 7
(Equivalent NCEA Level 3)
CHINA High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average (70%)
FIJI Fiji School Leaving Certificate Minimum score of 220 in four subjects in the Fiji 7th Form Certificate
FRANCE Baccalaureate Baccalaureate
GERMANY Mittlere Reife/Realsculabschluss Abitur
HONG KONG Hong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCE) Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) – A levels
INDIA High Secondary certificate (Class 10+2) High Secondary certificate with passes of 50% aggregate/ (Class 10+2)
INDONESIA SMU 3 Successful completion of one year tertiary study
JAPAN High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average or 1 year at tertiary level
KENYA Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with C average Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with B+ average
KOREA High School Diploma High School Diploma with B average or Junior College
MALAYSIA STPM or Chinese Unified Examination STPM with two C passes in relevant subjects; or MICSS – at least six subjects with a score of B5 or better in at least five of these subjects (cannot include more than one language)
NEPAL Proficiency certificate with a grade average of 80% Proficiency certificate with a grade average of 80%
NEW CALEDONIA Successful completion of Baccalaureate Baccalaureate with a minimum grade of 24
OMAN Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Certificate) with a minimum overall mark of 80% Successful completion of one year tertiary study
PACIFIC ISLANDS Successful completion of Year 12 (6th form) Successful completion of Year 13 (7th form)
PAKISTAN Higher Secondary School certificate with 60% average Higher Secondary School certificate with 70% average or 1 year at tertiary level
PAPUA NEW GUINEA High School certificate Successful completion of one year tertiary study
PHILIPPINES High School certificate Successful completion of one year tertiary study
RUSSIA Certificate of Secondary Education; or Certificate of Maturity Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SAMOA Completion of High School Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SAUDI ARABIA Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education certificate) with a minimum overall mark of 60% Successful completion of one year tertiary study
SINGAPORE GCE O level in four subjects GCE A level with two passes
SRI LANKA GCE O level GCE A level with two passes in relevant subjects
TAIWAN Senior High School Diploma Senior High School Diploma with B average (70%)
THAILAND Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 2.5) Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 3.0)
VIETNAM Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 2.5) Matayom 6 (with grade point average of 3.0)
VIETNAM High School Graduation Diploma One year successful tertiary stud

Other Requirements

  • Some of programmes may request further as below and student has to provide upon school request
    • Portfolios
    • Interview
    • Resume
    • SOP