Otago Polytechnic

Map your future.
It’s our job to get you there.

We exist to give you the skills and knowledge to get the jobs. It’s that simple. Follow the jobs, your dreams or your heart and get your future mapped out. We’ve got programmes starting in July that could set you on the path to wherever you’re headed. 

Apply now for second semester - your programme could be fully funded.


Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund - TTAF

STUDY FOR FREE: The government has just announced a new Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) that supports anyone to study/train for high-demand industries as New Zealand recovers from COVID-19. This means that programmes in the industries below could be fully funded, along with all apprenticeships outside of the targeted areas. 

Our study areas in bold below have programmes within them that are offered for free.  

Find our full list of free programmes here > 







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Develop your ICT skills with projects, seminars and industry-based learning.

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Your skills and prior learning can give you academic credit towards a qualification - and you can keep working while you complete it.

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Take advantage of flexible, online study options and gain industry-recognised qualifications.

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Study for free with us! There’s never been a better time. Check your eligibility with your national student number here >



Need help choosing what to study?

If you know you want to study but aren't quite sure which course, we're here to help you work it out.


Tama Walker
Programme guidance

Patricia Quensell
Career guidance


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