Get job security with an MIT qualification

We all need to be prepared with the skills needed in a rapidly changing job market. Transform your skills for a more secure career by choosing an industry that’s in high demand.

At MIT we offer a range of study options, and many have flexible learning options to suit your needs. You’ll gain the industry-specific skills needed to get a great job, and gain real world experience while you study.

Get the skills. Get the Job.

Whether you are starting your studies with us or returning to retrain, MIT can help you gain the work-ready skills employers want today and in the future.

Apply now or contact our Ask Me! Student Services Centres to plan the best study solution for you.

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Areas of study

Practical skills in high demand areas

Our study areas are designed to train you in the skills needed to secure a career in a changing job market.

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Flexible learning

Flexible Study

Full-time study isn't possible for everyone, so we've developed flexible learning to make it easier for you to get qualified.

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Recognition of prior learning

Speed up your qualification with RPL

At MIT, we understand that learning comes in all forms.

That’s why we’re proud to offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) study pathways that recognise the value of your previous work, education and life experience.

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MIT Free Fees

Free Study

Studying at MIT doesn’t need to be expensive.

There are a number of ways you might be able to study free at MIT.

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Book a tour

Check us out - Tour MIT

You can come in and talk to us, or even book your own tour to experience what it’s like to study at MIT.

We’ll give you a tour of the areas you want to see, introduce you to some of our staff and other students and help you to get answers to any more questions you might have.

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Why choose MIT

Why our students choose MIT

  • Support starts from day one – we support you from when you first look into studying at MIT through to getting a job.
  • Get a successful career path with great earning potential - We work closely with industry and employers to ensure we teach the skills employers are looking for in a changing job market.
  • You’re making the quality choice - MIT has been awarded the highest possible rating, Category One, by NZQA in the latest review. MIT is Auckland’s only Category One Institute.
  • Personalised teaching - With many of our classes being small, students get personal attention – our lecturers and tutors even know you by name.

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Hunter Turner Hunter Turner

J&J Plumbing and Gasfitting World Skills, NZ Plumbing and Heating winner 2016

" I began studying for my certificate in plumbing and gas fitting at MIT instead of doing year 13 at school, and I’m so glad I did. It offered great facilities and our learning was very hands-on, which made it fun. We also had great support throughout from our tutors, who were mostly ex-tradesmen. Their strong industry connections meant we had a head-start when it came to securing a job after graduating.

I got a job before I had even completed my studies. It has a lot of variety including, plumbing, gas fitting, drain laying, roofing, driving diggers and lifts, as well as organising jobs. Thanks to the support of my MIT tutors I’ve also participated in the Worldskills competition.

If you’re considering MIT, I’d say go for it; It can really take you places. You’ll be well qualified and prepared for the workplace. "

Brook Stanners Brook Stanners

Econair Services

" I got a job in my chosen field before I even finished my course at MIT. I’m an apprentice at Econair Services, so my job involves working with fully qualified technicians to help install service air conditioning units in big industrial buildings. Our clients include Sky TV, Auckland Airport and a number of large offices.

High school wasn’t the right fit for me so I started the MIT Trades Academy and became full-time halfway through my final year of school.

Studying for a New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning was a great choice. Our teachers created a good learning environment, classes were always interesting and we were well prepared for the workplace. I also made great friends during my studies.

Now I’m working in a job I love, with supportive colleagues and no two days are the same. "