NZMA’s wide range of vocational courses and qualifications will help you get an awesome job in one of these exciting industries.
NZMA is a part of ACG’s vocational colleges; we are a provider of quality educational services. NZQA has ranked us a Category 1 provider, which is their highest ranking.
We have six thriving campuses – three in Auckland (Sylvia Park, Auckland City and Otahuhu), one in Hamilton, Wellington plus a dedicated construction training facility in Otahuhu. So wherever you live, NZMA has got you covered!
All of our campuses are fully equipped with purpose-built, top of the line facilities. From bars, cafes and commercial kitchens, to retail shops, live contact centre suites and construction workshops – our realistic workplace training environments will get you work-ready quicker.
Each NZMA campus has its own unique flavour. Take a look and see where you would like to study.
To be a leader in New Zealand education by making a meaningful difference to the lives of our students and their communities.
ACG is New Zealand’s leading independent provider of educational services, spanning the entire sector from early childhood education through to schools, university foundation programmes and vocational colleges.
Established in 1995, the Group is now home to more than 12,000 students across 35 campuses in three countries. ACG offers the best of an academically focussed or skills based education in a student-centric environment, where achievement and excellence are celebrated.
ACG schools are co-educational and share common values and philosophies. With internationally recognised curriculums, they offer students a clear pathway to respected universities or tertiary study.
Our vocational colleges teach relevant skills for today’s employers, in the fast growing sectors of IT, the creative industries, tourism and hospitality, trades and services, health and early childhood.
ACG’s schools and vocational colleges comprise:
New Zealand Independent Schools
ACG Parnell College & Parnell Primary School
ACG Senior College
ACG Strathallan Pre-school, School and College
ACG Sunderland Pre-School and College
Zig Zag Zoo
Australian International School Vietnam
ACG School Jakarta
University Pathways in New Zealand
ACG English School
ACG New Zealand International College, delivering the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundations Studies
AUT University Certificate in Foundation Studies
Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme
South Seas Film & Television School
ACG Yoobee School of Design
AMES – Institute of IT
New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA)
New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST)
New Zealand Career College (NZCC)
The Executive Team and Board are responsible for the governance of the organisation.
The Board meets monthly to:
The Senior Management Team (comprised of the Chief Executive and Directors) communicates daily, and takes care of the on-going operations of the business.
NZMA operates under the strict NZQA student fee protection policy as required by the New Zealand Government. Student fees are protected in the unlikely event that NZMA is unable to deliver a student’s tuition.
NZMA has an independent Academic Advisory Board, which provides guidance in terms of programme development, delivery and moderation so that:
The Board is chaired by Dr Alastair MacCormick, who spent 14 years at Auckland University as Dean of the Business School, later serving terms there as Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Acting Vice-Chancellor. Dr MacCormick is an Emeritus Professor. He holds a BSc in Mathematics and Physics and an MCom in Economics from the University of Auckland, and a PhD in Management Science from Yale University.
Currently a professional director, Dr MacCormick has experience across a range of public and private companies, including new venture companies with a technology focus. His corporate and consulting assignments have spanned the business, government, not-for-profit and university sectors in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. He has been extensively involved in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation through both PECC and APEC. Dr MacCormick is also Chairman of the Business Innovation Centre Advisory Board for the Auckland University of Technology.
At NZMA we are committed to offering quality learning. We are ranked as a Category 1 provider on NZQA’s EER rating which is the best rating possible for providers.
This means that we are on the highest tier of private tertiary educators and operate under a four year NZQA External Evaluation and Review (EER) cycle. NZMA’s most recent EER was in 2013, where we retained our Category 1 status.
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