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Ready to launch a career in a high demand industry? NZMA delivers top quality training in today’s fastest-growing fields – from hospitality and cookery, to early childhood and trades.
With practical courses that teach real skills, unrivalled career support and campuses across New Zealand, NZMA is your springboard to a bright and successful future.


NZMA courses teach you real skills for today’s professions, so you can get out into the workplace fast, and start building your career. Classes are fun, practical and relevant, and you’ll graduate with an industry-recognised qualification that will take you places. Check out our awesome programmes in hospitality, cookery, business, retail, contact centre, trades, sports, early childhood education, health pharmacy and floristry.

  • Small classes
    Classes are small, so you get the individual attention you need to succeed. You’ll get plenty of one-on-one tutor time, in a study environment that will maximise your learning. Don’t get lost in the crowd. Study at NZMA and reach your full potential. 
  • Practical training 
    Our students don’t sit in classrooms all day. They learn real skills. And they practice them. They make cocktails, cook meals, build sleepouts, look after toddlers. They even arrange flowers! If you want the practical skills to master your craft, you’re in the right place.
  • Industry-experienced tutors
    Our tutors come direct from industry. They’ve been electricians and entrepreneurs, retail superstars and restaurant owners. They’ve run construction companies, managed contact centres and even cooked for the Queen! They know what employers want, and they know how to teach it.
  • Trusted qualifications
    NZMA is a Category One training provider. That’s the highest possible seal of approval from NZQA (the New Zealand Qualifications Authority). That means you’ll have a qualification that’s highly respected by Government, by industry, and most importantly by employers. 




NZMA has ten friendly, vibrant campuses in Auckland, plus campuses in Waikato, Rotorua, Wellington and Christchurch. Each one has its own unique flavour and is fully-equipped with state-of-the-art training facilities, so you can gain the practical skills and work experience you need to succeed.

  • Fun, supportive learning environment
    Nervous about tertiary study? Don’t be! We’re here to help you be the best you can be, and we’ll support you every step of the way. We’re friendly and encouraging, and we make learning fun.
  • Top-quality facilities
    NZMA campuses have bars, restaurants and student-run cafes. They have fully operational contact centre suites, retail shops and high-tech commercial training kitchens. And for those keen to tap into the building boom, there’s a spanking new trades training facility.
  • On-campus work experience
    Our facilities provide awesome opportunities to gain real world experience. Hone your skills at our industry functions and campus events. You’ll graduate not just with a great qualification, but also with relevant work experience. For employers, that’s pure gold.






Our dedicated employment team, Careers & Employment, works with us to ensure you achieve your employment goals, free of charge. At NZMA, our job doesn’t finish until your job starts!

  •  We get you work-ready
    Study with us and you’ll graduate with more than just a qualification. You’ll also have the practical skills, soft skills and work experience you need to gain a leading edge in today’s competitive job market.
  • We help you get a great job
    Whether you’re after part-time, full-time, casual work or an internship, Careers & Employment is here to help. They’ll fine tune your CV, prepare you for interviews and put you forward for exciting job opportunities.
  • Careers Fairs
    Get in front of New Zealand’s top employers at NZMA’s annual Careers Fairs.
  • Exciting pathways to further study
    Get a great job - or use your qualification as a springboard to higher level studies, either at NZMA, or universities in New Zealand and overseas. Our partnerships and articulation agreements will open doors to a whole new world



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