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Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology offering a wide range of work-oriented programmes and short courses. We offer leading employment-focused education at our two campuses in Mt. Albert, and Waitākere.

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With a combination of industry leading theory and hands on experience, you’ll be equipped with all the skills you need to hit the ground running.

Study Your Way

Need help fitting study into your life? Check out Unitec's flexible options for learning to make study work for you.

From boilermaker to construction management

For most of his adult life Bevan Van Wyk worked as a boilermaker - a trained craftsman producing steel fabrications - until, aged 40, he decided to move into the...

For the love of cars

Combining work with study is “killing two birds with one stone” says Danielle Anderson, who is studying part time for her Certificate of Automotive Engineering while doing an apprenticeship...

Dog training programme more than a walk in the park

Most people would ignore the constant crying of dogs in their neighbourhood, but for Augusta Grayson, it was what drove her back to study.

Student bitten by conservation bug

When Phoebe Andrews, 22, started studying straight out of school, she never imagined she’d end up studying biodiversity management. Due to graduate in April 2019 with a Bachelor of Applied...

Carpentry, a viable career for any age

After a successful 15-year career in hospitality and sales, Michael Scott, 33, decided it was time for a lifestyle change.

Career in early childhood education a family affair

Tuakana-teina takes on a whole new meaning for siblings Greg & Imogen, who are both pursuing a career in early childhood education.
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