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Are you longing for a successful career? Well stop dreaming and make it happen. Enrol in one of NZMA’s NZQA-accredited training programmes and you’ll be well on your way to that bright future.

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Our Courses

NZMA has the ideal course to get you started in hospitality, cookery, business, contact centre, retail or construction.

Thanks to our wide range of industry-respected certificates and diplomas, you’ll graduate with everything you need to get ahead in your chosen field. With a strong focus on practical skills and authentic training environments for every programme, an NZMA qualification will set you firmly on the path to success.

  • For a career that’s rewarding and fun, hospitality is where it’s at.  NZMA’s diverse range of hospitality courses will take you wherever you want to go. 

    Study hospitality

  • If food is your passion, make a career out of it. NZMA’s cooking school has all the right ingredients to get you started in this exciting industry.  

    Study Cookery

  • Keen on business?  Our wide range of business courses will teach you all you need to know, from basic admin right through to management.  

    Study Business

  • Like talking on the phone? Then make a career out of it!  NZMA’s contact centre qualification will teach you how.  

    Study Contact Centres

  • Whether you want to be a retail assistant or a store manager, our retail courses will get you out of the classroom and into the shops in no time.

    Study Retail

  • Gain the building blocks to a career in construction with Wintec’s 40-week Certificate in Building, now available at NZMA Otahuhu. 

    Study Construction

  • Do you love working with children, caring for infants, practical learning and developing potential in others? One of our Early Childhood Education programmes is for you!

    Study Early Childhood

  • Looking for something different from school? If you’re aged between 16 and 19, NZMA may have just what you need.  

    Study for free

  • Secure your future in Auckland’s booming construction sector – become a plumber and gasfitter. You’ll be in hot demand, the money is great, and our pre-apprenticeship qualification is your perfect way in.

    Study Plumbing and Gasfitting

  • Spark up your career with NZMA’s Level 3 Certificate in Engineering. In just weeks you’ll have the electrical engineering skills you need to lock-in an apprenticeship in the thriving electrotechnology sector.

    Study Electrical Engineering

  • Spark up your career with NZMA’s Level 3 Certificate in Engineering. In just weeks you’ll have the electrical engineering skills you need to lock-in an apprenticeship in the thriving electrotechnology sector.

    Study Painting and Plastering

  • If you’re Maori or Pasifika and aged between 16 and 40, listen up! NZMA now offers FREE Maori and Pasifika Trades Training in construction and painting & plastering. Take advantage of the building boom, and start training now.

    Study Maori and Pasifika Trades Training

  • Love sports and fitness? Interested in food and nutrition? Turn your passion into a career, with this FREE 18-week foundation course designed by New Zealand’s very own rugby league legend Graham Lowe.

    Study Sport and Foundation

  • Want to make a meaningful difference in people’s lives? Become a healthcare professional! Whether you want to get a good job fast, or gain a degree, NZMA’s health programmes are the ideal springboard into this rewarding sector.

    Study Health

  • Picture yourself working in a hospital or chemist? This industry-recognised Level 5 programme equips you with the skills, knowledge and experience to become a successful pharmacy technician.

    Study Pharmacy

  • Fanatical about flowers? Looking for a fresh new career? Tap into your creative side and master the basics of floral design with our fun and practical 19-week floristry programme.

    Study Floristry

Our Campuses

We have nine thriving campuses – six in Auckland (Sylvia Park, Auckland City, Manukau 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.

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