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New Education Group

New world. New opportunities. New Education Group.

Work-ready, world-ready

In a world that’s constantly changing, it pays to keep a close eye on the future.

New Education Group’s 13 colleges offer an innovative and dynamic range of certificate, diploma and degree courses in creative industries, information technology (IT), tourism, hospitality, business, trades and services, health, beauty and early childhood education.

We deliver the latest skills, the most industry-relevant qualifications and the very best employment support – it’s our job is to make sure every one of our students graduates work ready and world ready.

At New Education Group our goal is the same as yours. We’re here to help you take on the world.

About us

  • Training for the job you want

    If you’re looking for a new career path, there are plenty of exciting and growing industries looking for great people – creative industries, IT, tourism, hospitality, trades and many more – but you need specialist skills to qualify.

    That’s where we can help. We work in partnership with industry leaders to ensure our programmes will equip you with the skills and knowledge to take you into the future.

    At New Education Group hands-on training is a key part of our programmes – you can develop your skills in our specialist campus facilities then practice them in the workplace through internships with our industry partners.

    Our campuses across New Zealand are all ranked Category 1 – the highest accreditation awarded to training providers, which ensures you learn the practical skills you need, to land the job you want.

Courses

Your new career starts here

Are you dreaming of an exciting career, but don’t know where to start? New Education Group has talented industry tutors, real-world facilities and contacts with employers, so you graduate ready for your dream job.

Our Colleges

Our Colleges

  • Our approach to learning

    Hands-on, practical training

    At each of our colleges, we provide hands-on, practical experience. We design our courses with industry experts, so what you learn has a direct connection and practical application to your chosen career. That means you graduate with the skills you need to walk straight into the workplace.

  • Our approach to learning

    Small classes

    Our class environment is the signature feature of all New Education Group colleges. Small class sizes ensure you learn better, feel supported and have enough one-to-one attention. We’ve designed our learning experiences to be stimulating, effective and fun for all students. And getting to know your classmates well creates a comfortable social atmosphere.

  • Our approach to learning

    Tutors with real-life industry experience

    When you want to learn real-life, up-to-date skills, the best tutors are people who come direct from industry. That’s why our teaching staff are real-world professionals – enthusiastic experts who are excited to share their knowledge and expertise with you.

  • Our approach to learning

    Fit for industry

    Each of our campuses is designed to reflect the specific industry environments found in the workplace, from training bars, restaurants and commercial kitchens, to on-site retail shops and construction workshops.

    As an example, one campus has 3D graphics suites, green screen rooms and a complete production complex for film and television. Another boasts a Boeing 747 service trainer and a full Boeing 737 aircraft cabin trainer. It’s about taking you right to the heart of your chosen industry.

  • Our approach to learning

    Employment is the ultimate goal

    To help launch you into the right career, employment skills are embedded in our courses every step of the way. Opportunities for real-life work experience are an important part of many of our courses, and some include paid internships.

  • Our approach to learning

    Free employment support

    New Education Group is the preferred training provider for many of New Zealand’s leading employers, who not only advise on our programmes – they also look for new employees from our graduates. Our careers team and Campus staff are ready and willing to help you find a job in your chosen industry.

    Our Success

    Success Stories

    Find out more about how our real-world vocational training and higher learning programmes enable our students to achieve their full potential.

    • Etevihe Sakaria

      FLIGHT ATTENDANT, AIR CHATHAMS

      Thanks to New Zealand School of Tourism’s world-class aviation training, Etevihe has a job that’s really taking her places. After making the decision to follow her passion in 2015, Etevihe gained a Certificate in Airline, Travel & Tourism, and a Certificate in International Flight Attending.

      All NZST student success stories
      All NZST student success stories
    • Gurdip Singh (Deep)

      CG GENERALIST, YUKFOO ANIMATION STUDIO

      Deep says studying the Yoobee Digital Media course Level 5 was the best decision of his life.  He loved it so much he was admitted directly into Advanced 3D Graphics Level 7. Working hard and honing new technical skills has launched Deep’s creative flair and rich imagination that has resulted in him being awarded best Technical Artist and Best Overall Student.

      All Yoobee Student success stories
      All Yoobee Student success stories
    • Clara Pafundi

      STUDIO MANAGER & CAMPAIGN PHOTOGRAPHER, GLASSONS

      Studying at South Seas Film & Television School enabled Clara to combine her talent for photography with her love of fashion. Clara gained a Diploma in Digital Photography, specialising in fashion photography. Now Clara has a much-coveted role working for fashion brand Glassons. Not only is she their Studio Manager, but she also gets to shoot their campaigns!

      All South Seas Student stories
      All South Seas Student stories
    • Chelsey Furedi

      ANIMATOR, CINCO CINE

      Animation College’s Diploma in Digital Media was the perfect launchpad for passionate 2D animator Chelsey. The innovative training gave her an excellent grounding in character animation and studio practice, plus invaluable industry experience. After graduation Chelsey landed a role on an eight-month project working as an animator for film production company Cinco Cine.

      All Animation College success stories
      All Animation College success stories
    • Gorgoon Jeravongaram

      ONSITE IT SUPPORT, CIRCLE IT

      A Diploma in Cloud Technology from AMES – Institute of IT equipped Gorgoon with the latest knowledge in Cloud-based technology, giving him the expertise and skills he needs to succeed in this rapidly-changing industry. He now has a job he loves, maintaining and upgrading Circle IT’s servers and network infrastructure, and helping roll-out the company’s long-term IT strategies.

      All AMES Student success stories
      All AMES Student success stories
    • Michael Long

      DEMI CHEF, GRAND WINDSOR 5 STAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL

      As a student from South Africa, Michael completed NZMA’s Level 5 Diploma in Professional Cookery, which saw him develop his signature style as a result of the cookery skills he learnt. He has also won gold and bronze medals at the prestigious NZChef’s National Salon.  But his greatest accolade to date is having his recipe featured in the NZChef’s textbook. Now Michael is creating masterpieces as a Demi Chef.

      All NZMA Student success stories
      All NZMA Student success stories
    • Ashleigh Scott

      DIRECTOR, THE FACIALIST

      A Diploma in Beauty and Spa Therapies from Elite School of Beauty & Spa Therapies began Ashleigh Scott’s journey to becoming an influential figure in Auckland’s beauty scene. After graduating in 2009, Ashleigh moved to London and began working as a specialised facialist. She opened her own clinic in 2014 upon returning to Auckland and since has already filled her space and schedule to capacity.

      All Elite School of Beauty & Spa Student success stories
      All Elite School of Beauty & Spa Student success stories
    • Sofia Bue

      SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP ARTIST, WETA WORKSHOP

      After completing her Diploma in Production Design and Sculpting Level 5 at Cut Above Academy in 2012, Sofia went on to win the World Title in Special Effects Body Art and Makeup in 2013 (as well as 2015) and took on a role at Weta Workshop. During her time at Weta, Sofia has worked on many projects including Thunderbirds Are Go minitures and prosthetics and make-up for Ghost in the Shell.

      All Cut Above Student success stories
      All Cut Above Student success stories
      Our People

      Our People

      Our staff embody our values of Excellence, Partnership, Innovation and above all, Care. These values set New Education Group apart and support us in delivering a consistently high-quality student experience.

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      Mark Worsop
      CEO NZMA Group

      Mark Worsop

      Mark brings a wealth of management experience in private tertiary education to his role.

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      Nicole Dommet
      CEO New Zealand School of Tourism Group

      Nicole Domett

      Nicole Domett is the founder and CEO of New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST).

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