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Helping students succeed since 2004

To produce successful graduates through exciting educational experiences
Transforming lives through the power of learning.
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NZSE is part of New Zealand Skills & Education Group - an education provider dedicated to delivering exciting, educational experiences, transforming lives and equipping students with a industry focused knowledge base, paired with the development of relevant employment skills.

NZSEG is comprised of two top quality private training establishments, NZSE and Seafield School of English, offering learning across an array of differing programmes and disciplines, for both domestic and international students.Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, NZSEG also has campuses throughout the wider Auckland and Waikato regions.

We offer a range of programmes designed for individuals seeking a pathway to further studies, or acquiring industry relevant skills and employment. At NZSEG, we not only ensure that our students benefit from technical and theoretical knowledge but are also build on their soft skills - key skills required to get them ready to enter New Zealand's workforce with confidence. Connect with NZSEG via LinkedIn HERE.

With our vocational and academic pathway programmes, collaborations, and industry partnerships, our students get an opportunity to intern with great companies. They can step into the workforce in New Zealand or around the world or continue with higher studies. Producing successful and employable graduates is at the core of our philosophy. Our Careers Services team and tutors engage with top employers with the objective of preparing students for the job market and encouraging the business community to be vocal champions of our graduates. With the move to online and blended learning platforms, our technology and approach is essential and well on-par with larger institutions. Our aim is to offer an unmatched digital experience for our staff and students through resources and cloud technologies.

Our history

Founded in 2003, New Zealand Skills and Education College (NZSE) is a leading provider of tertiary qualifications in Business, Early Childhood Education, Healthcare, IT, Retail, Security, Military and University Preparation. Our campuses are located in Auckland, Waitakere and Hamilton.

In 2020, ATC (formerly Advance Training Centres) merged with NZSE (New Zealand Skills and Education College) this transition has allowed NZSE to bring systems and processes into sync, increase pathway opportunities for students, and give ATC students access to greater student services.

ATC was established in 1991 in Kaikohe, Northland to deliver free military-oriented programmes for youth between 16-19 years old. The programme was so successful and so widely regarded by the community that it expanded by opening campuses in Auckland and the Waikato. Find out more about ATC military and Vocational Prep HERE.

Founded in 1981 in Christchurch, Seafield School of English became part of NZSEG (the parent Group of NZSE, Seafield and ATC Military Prep) in 2015. With readily available information on study resources as well as everything you need to know about living and studying English in Auckland – one of the most liveable cities in the world – Seafield ensures that your academic journey is a rewarding one. We believe that satisfied and happy students who challenge themselves to grow in every area, not just academically, will excel and succeed in life.

Academic partners

Go further. Explore study at degree level or beyond after graduating from NZSE. We have programme pathway agreements with 3 New Zealand universities for Business and Information Technology. To find out more about how you could plan your academic journey and transition to university from NZSE contact our Course Advisors using the form below or calling (NZ) 0800 99 88 11 today.

Industry partnerships

We pride ourselves in delivering quality NZ education that incorporates contemporary industry practices. From IT to Healthcare, our industry partners can help provide you the necessary experience and knowledge to excel in what ever field you're interested in.

Credentials and memberships

Meet our team

Meet our executive management team

Mary Waugh
Group Academic Director
Daniel Goudie
Deputy Academic Director
Jennie Parker
People and Culture Director
Martin McVeigh
Group Finance Director