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 three thriving campuses – two in Auckland (Sylvia Park and Otahuhu) and one in Hamilton, 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 a leading independent provider of educational services providing a range of programmes: Pre-school/Kindergarten, Primary, Middle and Senior School education, English Language courses, University Foundation Studies for the University of Auckland and AUT University and a wide range of Certificates, Diplomas and Degree pathways.
ACG Tertiary & Careers - the tertiary division of the ACG Group - offers excellent skills-based training in Cookery, Hospitality, Business, Retail, Contact Centre, Construction, Digital Design, Health and Early Childhood Education.
Our efforts to cater for the needs of the individual have seen us develop a range of schools for students and their families who have put their trust in us to provide a first-class education. ACG Schools and Colleges are all co-educational and share common values and philosophies. They offer the best educational pathways leading to respected universities. ACG is also part of a worldwide network of schools that are connected to the University of Cambridge and the International Baccalaureate associations through their international examination programmes.
ACG’s schools, and vocational colleges comprise:
New Zealand schools
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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