Study and training options
Get help to choose the right study and training options for you.
You can earn a qualification in several different ways, and from many different types of education providers. Learn more about your options.
Find out what qualifications are available, and how these fit in the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. You can also learn more about the National Certificate of Educational Achievement, or NCEA, New Zealand's main national qualification for secondary school students.
You may be leaning toward tertiary study, but before investing your time and money, work through all your considerations to make sure it’s what you really want to do.
Find out what NCEA credits you need to get into on-the-job training, police and firefighter training, and the Defence Force.
How you can earn and learn at the same time with workplace training.
Study options and what you need to consider before choosing a course as an adult student.
If you are thinking about doing a polytechnic or university course but don’t have enough NCEA credits, you could consider doing a bridging or foundation course.
Updated 8 Jan 2019