National Tertiary Education Consortium (NTEC)

Ntec has developed a reputation for being friendly, caring, and welcoming, and has a multi-cultural staff with wide experience in education for international students. Tutors, counsellors and support staff are happy to mentor students and give guidance to help them get the most out of their study and to reach their full potential.


Welcome to the National Tertiary Education Consortium (Ntec). Ntec consists of four tertiary institutes, which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA):

  • Concordia Institute of Business (CIB),
  • National Technology Institute (NTI),
  • New Zealand Institute of Learning and Development (NZILD),
  • The College of Future Learning NZ (FutureCOL)

Students at Ntec are prepared for careers in computing, cookery, counselling, business,hospitality and workplace training. Concordia’s English Academy offers a wide range of English programmes, including general, business, academic, IELTS and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), and Ntec also runs short hospitality and counselling courses. The main Ntec campus is in the Auckland CBD, and we also have campuses in Tauranga, Napier and Hastings. Each campus is located in the city centre and has easy access to public transport, libraries, shopping centres and food outlets.

  • Scholorship : Each year we offer many full and partial scholarships (conditions apply – contact us for more details).
  • When students arrive in NZ, we offer:
    - Free airport pick up
    - 2 weeks free shared accommodation
    - Free mobile SIM card
    - Notebook/netbook computers with high specifications for Diploma students
  • On campus:
    - Free wi-fi internet on campus
    - Multi-cultural environment – we have students from more than 16 different countries
    - Organised sporting activities, including cricket and indoor soccer, basketball, table tennis and swimming
    - Student social activities, including talent quest, barbecues, parties, trips