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2021 Prospectus

Studies to create
a better future
for yourself

aspire2international.ac.nz
Studies to create a better future for yourself - 2021 Prospectus - aspire2international.ac.nz - Aspire2 International
Unlock your
potential
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Aspire2 International    Study for a practical qualification with us
                         in New Zealand – a clean, safe, modern

Preparing students       country with a global outlook.

                         You will be setting yourself up for a
with work-ready skills   promising career through the knowledge

in modern growth         you acquire, the support you’ll receive
                         from our staff, and the self-development
industries, and the      that comes from living in a new country.

chance to experience     Aspire2 International Limited is a duly
                         incorporated company which owns
life in New Zealand.     and operations registered training
                         providers established as a private training
                         establishment under the Education Act
                         1989 whose address for service is 20
                         Hobson Street, Auckland (Aspire 2).
                         Consisting of: Aspire2 International
                         Hospitality & Healthcare Limited, Aspire2
                         International Business & Technology Ltd,
                         and Aspire2 Education Ltd.
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Whether you’re just starting
                                              out, or ready to take the next
                                              big step in your career, you’ve
                                              come to the right place. We
                                              offer a full range of quality
                                              programmes to help you find

 Welcome!                                     the right employment or set
                                              you up for further study.

  Discover your future with                   We are a “whanaungatanga” – an extended

  Aspire2 International                       family that gives each member a sense of
                                              belonging – and you will become a valued
                                              member of that family. It takes all sorts to
                                              make a family, and that’s why we foster
                                              multicultural understanding and celebrate
                                              diversity.

                                              You will work with a great team of expert
                                              teachers who love what they do, and who
                                              strive to make your study experience rich,
                                              enjoyable and successful.

                                              As an international student, Aspire2
                                              International has everything you need –
                                              friendly support whenever you need it with
                                              your study, language or getting a job. We are
                                              here to help and encourage you.

                                              We can’t wait to meet you on your first day!

                                              Welcome to Aspire2 International.

                                              Clare Bradley
                                              Chief Executive

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Contents

06                                  26
Why Choose New Zealand?             IT & Computing Programmes

08                                  32
Why Choose Aspire2 International?   Cookery & Culinary Arts Programmes

10                                  36
Part of the Aspire2 Group           Hospitality Management Programmes

12                                  40
Life at Aspire2 International       Welding Programmes

14                                  44
Our Campuses                        Aspire2 Work

18                                  47
Our Programmes                      Personal Development Programme

20                                  48
Academic Partners                   How to Enrol

22                                  50
Business Programmes                 Key Information for Students

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Why choose
  New
  Why choose
             Zealand?
  New Zealand?

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Auckland

                                                          Tauranga

                                                                                    Christchurch

 New Zealand is a great place to    New Zealand makes you feel welcome

 study, and offers many exciting    Kiwis are some of the most welcoming people that you will
                                    ever meet. Just under five million people live here, and it is

           opportunities for both   one of the safest places in the world. Over 30 nationalities
                                    call New Zealand home.
international and local students.   Highly regarded educational system
                                    In New Zealand and at Aspire2 International, you are
                                    guaranteed the high quality, hands on education you
                                    deserve. The support services for international students
                                    are among the best in the world.

                                    Stable economy
                                    We have a democratic system of government and our
                                    economy is growing and stable.

                                    Work opportunities
                                    We recognise that for many international students it is
                                    important to be able to work, to support day to day living.
                                    In New Zealand, there are work opportunities available for
                                    international students. On a student visa, you are allowed
                                    to work up to 20 hours a week during your study and full
                                    time during semester breaks.

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Why choose
  Aspire2 International?

                                                                  Our campuses are located in three of New
                                                                  Zealand’s most popular cities. Each city
                                 Auckland                         is a gateway to a beautiful and unique
                                    Tauranga                      part of New Zealand. The campuses are
     City-centre                                                  located in the centre of each town amongst
     campuses                                                     stores, businesses, utilities, eateries, and

     in top                                                       entertainment options. Not only that, you
                                                                  will have everything you need to learn
     New Zealand                                                  and succeed. We work with employers
     cities                                    Christchurch
                                                                  in each location so you have every
                                                                  chance to launch or extend your career
                                                                  as part of your studies. Our organisation
                                                                  consists of: Aspire2 International Hospitality
                                                                  & Healthcare Limited, Aspire2 International
                                                                  Business & Technology Limited, and
                                                                  Aspire2 Education Ltd.

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Study for real jobs in
real industries
All our programmes have a practical focus.      Help with employment
Everything you learn will give you the skills
                                                The Aspire2 Work team are dedicated to
to work in your chosen career. We work
                                                helping you find work – whether that is
closely with industry partners to ensure
                                                part time work while you study, or full time
that what we are teaching is what they are
                                                work in your holidays or when you have
looking for when you graduate. Throughout
                                                completed your studies.
your study, you will gain insights into real
industries by hearing directly from our
industry partners.

Expert tutors who                               An up-to-date
make a difference                               range of study options
Launching or extending your career begins       Our English language programmes and
with a positive, engaging study experience.     our range of diplomas and certificates are
Whatever path you are taking, that’s just       delivered using up-to-date techniques
what you will get by working with our           and content, and aligned with industry
dedicated and talented teachers, and            standards. We work with the New Zealand
enjoying our welcoming campuses.                Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and industry
                                                leaders to keep our curriculum fresh and
                                                relevant.

Counselling and                                 Time for work
support                                         and play
When you are studying a long way from           Life at Aspire2 International isn’t all hard
home, sometimes you might need someone          work – learning a new language, new
to talk to. Feeling relaxed and enjoying your   concepts or new ideas can be tiring. It’s
learning experience is a large part of your     good to balance that work with plenty of
success, so we have counsellors to help         fun, and that’s why we organise activities
you sort out any problems – in your first       to encourage you to mingle with other
language.                                       students and, if you’re coming from
                                                overseas, to experience Kiwi life.

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Part of the Aspire2 Group

Aspire2 Group Limited
is New Zealand’s
leading private provider
of international and
domestic education and
vocational training.
Aspire2 Group provides education                    International
and vocational training to domestic,
international and business to                       Aspire2 International

business students. Our vision is to                 NZ Welding School
create future opportunities for our
students by providing world class
programmes. Our overarching
objective is to deliver the best                    Domestic
possible employment outcomes for
                                                    Aspire2 Trades
our students.
                                                    Aspire2 Business Management Programme

                                                    Cornerstone Education
Aspire2 Group has three divisions across
international, domestic and business to business.   Naturopathic College of New Zealand
This formidable combination delivers not only
                                                    Solomon Group
the highest quality education experience,
but internationally recognised qualifications,
pathways and opportunities to meet and work
with New Zealand employers.
                                                    Business to Business
Together we are focused on creating                 Aspire2 Business Workplace Communication
your future opportunities.                          Safety 'n Action
Graduation
                                                      We host a number of graduation ceremonies
                                                      across all of our campuses every year,
                                                      celebrating the achievements of our
                                                      graduates as they continue their careers
                                                      here and overseas.

                                                                      Agents
                                                                      Showcasing our student offering
                                                                                                                  for our
                                                                      education agents is a priority for
                                                                                                                 Aspire2
                                                                      International. We host a number
                                                                                                                 of
                                                                     successful events and training sess
                                                                                                         ions for
                                                                     our partners throughout the yea
                                                                                                     r

       Cultural Events
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       Our students enjoy a fantastic number of campus events                                                     e w   Z
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                                                                                             tionship                   s. Local
       celebrating Orientation Week, Maori Language Week,                           Our rela                    e to  u
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                                                                                    of utmos                      , a n d   e vents at
       Russia Day, Japan Day, Taste of Korea, Latino Day and                                                hops
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      We celebrate the important anniversaries of our global                          active w                e nts, and
                                                                                                  es , s tu d
      citizens with Chinese New Year and Diwali being calendar                        business
      highlights each year.

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Photo Competitions
 Pastoral Care
                                                                            While our students enjoy their term
 Aspire2 Internatio
                    nal is there for yo                                     breaks we celebrate the beauty of
                                        u if you need
counselling, care                                                           New Zealand and their adventures with a
                  , advice, and supp
and do what we ca                       ort. We will help yo                number of competitions run through our social
                     n so you can have                       u
Zealand study ex                           a po sit ive New                  platforms. The winning entries demonstrate just
                  perience
                                                                             what a great destination New Zealand is for
                                                                             international students and just how breathtaking
                                                                             our beautiful country is!

                                                                 New Zealand Conference of Business and
                                                                 Technology
                                                                 Aspire2 International has created a conference that
                                                                 bridges the gap between academic analysis and industry
                                                                 requirements, the only conference of its kind in New Zealand
                                                                 for private tertiary providers
    Industry Events
    Aspire2 International faculties enc
                                          ourage
    students to participate in innovati
                                     on
   and business expos as well as indu
                                       stry
   competitions. We are extremely
                                    proud of
   the efforts of our students who
                                   took away
   a number of medals in 2018 at the
                                      NZ
   Hospitality Championships, inclu
                                    ding NZ
   Barista of the Year and the 2018
                                    NZChefs
Our Campuses
  Aspire2 International has four campuses,
  in three of New Zealand’s most vibrant
                                                                                        Auckland
  cities, that cater to over 3500 students
  from all over the world. Located close to                                                  Tauranga
  shopping malls, restaurants and theatres our
  campuses offer students the opportunity to
  explore everything New Zealand has to offer.

  Aspire2 International nurtures relationships with the business
  communities in each city, creating opportunities for you to get
  practical experience through part time employment while you
  study, and helping you launch your career.                                                                      Christchurch
  Each campus has the facilities you need including: a student
  café and courtyard, free wi-fi, a student library (Christchurch
  eLibrary only) right down to on-site bicycle parking. Aspire2
  International campuses have everything you need to learn and
  succeed!

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Auckland City Campuses

                                                            Auckland City Campus

                                                            Located in the North Island, Auckland is New
                                                            Zealand’s largest city and home to a third of
                                                            the country’s population. This vibrant,
                                                            multicultural city is full of restaurants,
                                                            shopping malls, theatres, and activities. It's
                                                            location between two harbours means there
                                                            are plenty of wild beaches, islands, and
                                                            beautiful coastal scenery to explore. As New
                                                            Zealand’s financial and economic centre, there
                                                            are employment opportunities in many sectors
                                                            of the economy. Our Auckland campus is
                                                            located in the heart of the city centre amongst
                                                            the country's top art, culture, and commerce
                                                            organisations; and easily accessible by public
                                                            transport.

Henderson Campus, Auckland
Our purpose-built Cookery campus is located
in the Auckland suburb of Henderson, in a
popular tourist area because of its vineyards,
dining options, and locally grown fresh produce.
Because of our multicultural influences, New
Zealand food has a vibrant style and many
of our Chefs are internationally recognised.
Auckland is packed with restaurants and
eateries serving a wide variety of cuisine from
all over the world, creating a unique study
experience and a great place to launch your
career in cookery.

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Tauranga Campus

Tauranga is New Zealand’s fifth largest city and the
economic hub of the Bay of Plenty region. Many national
and international businesses are based there offering
opportunities for employment. The Port of Tauranga is the                            Quintessential New
country’s largest port and the city is well connected to
other New Zealand cities, and easily accessible by car,                              Zealand: sunny, friendly,
bus, and plane. Tauranga is famous for its good weather,
                                                                                     beachy, and lots of fruit!
high quality of life, and new job opportunities, making it a
popular destination for study and work. Aspire2
International's Tauranga is located in the centre of town,
close to the waterfront, civil amenities, boutiques, and
dining options.

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Christchurch Campus

Christchurch is the largest city in the South Island and
the second largest city in New Zealand. The city centre is
being rebuilt with new bars, international restaurants and
creative spaces appearing all over the city. This is great
                                                             So many cool places are being
for students looking for part time work in the tourism,
                                                             built, and the local scenery is
hospitality and construction industries. Christchurch
is also the gateway to all the magnificent South Island      breath-taking!
scenery and amazing outdoor activities.
The Aspire2 International's Christchurch campus is
located two city blocks away from Christchurch's famous
photographed sites and landmarks.

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Our Programmes
                                                                                             Level 3

                                                          Welding                            Career Preparation
                                                                                             for Engineering
  At Aspire2 International, our                                                              Trades Introduction
                                                          Study in Auckland, Rotorua
  practical approach to learning                                                             to Welding

  will help you graduate with the skills
  to be job ready. The programmes                         Cookery
  on offer cover a wide range of
  career paths, and academic                              Study in Auckland

  pathways. So get started with
  Aspire2 International.
                                                          Hospitality

                                                          Study in Auckland, Tauranga,
                                                          Christchurch

                                                          Business

                                                          Study in Auckland, Tauranga,
                                                          Christchurch

                                                          IT & Computing

                                                          Study in Auckland, Tauranga,
                                                          Christchurch

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Level 4              Level 5            Level 6          Level 7                     Further Study

Career Preparation                                                                   See pages 18 and 19
for Specialised
Welding

NZ Certificate in    NZ Diploma in
Cookery              Cookery

                     NZ Diploma         NZ Diploma                                   • Toi Ohomai Institute
                     in Hospitality     in Hospitality                                 of Technology (NZ)
                     Management         Management

                                                         Diploma in                  • Auckland University
                                                                                       of Technology (NZ)
                                                         Technology
                                                         Management*                 • Lincoln University (NZ)
                                                                                     • Massey Universtiy (NZ)
                                                                                     • Toi Ohomai Institute
                                                                                       of Technology (NZ)
                                                         Graduate Diploma
                                                         in Applied
                                                         Management

                     NZ Diploma in IT   NZ Diploma       Graduate Diploma            • Auckland University
                                        in Systems       in Information                of Technology (NZ)
                                        Administration   Technology                  • Auckland ICT
                                                                                       Graduate School
                                                                                     • Lincoln University (NZ)
                                                                                     • Massey Universtiy (NZ)
                                                                                     • Toi Ohomai Institute
                                                                                       of Technology (NZ)
                                                                                     • Waikato Institute of
                                                                                       Technology (NZ)

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Our Academic Partners

  Our Academic Partners offer pathway
  opportunities for graduates of Aspire2
  International programmes. Eligibility criteria
                                                                                    You can get access
  and study requirements differ across pathway                                      to higher academic
  options. For more information and specific                                        study pathways with
  details please email us at
  study@aspire2international.ac.nz                                                  our partners.

  Auckland ICT Graduate School,                         Auckland University of
  New Zealand                                           Technology (AUT), New Zealand

  The Auckland ICT Graduate School is a joint           AUT is New Zealand’s second largest and fastest
  initiative by the University of Auckland and the      growing university with five faculties, based in
  University of Waikato in New Zealand, established     Auckland.
  to meet the increasing demand for industry-ready      AUT can staircase our students who have
  ICT graduates.                                        completed a qualification in Business, Hospitality
                                                        Management or Information Technology to various
  Entry into their MInfoTech programme requires a       AUT Bachelor's, Postgraduate and Masters
  B grade average or higher at Level 7. Students        programmes.
  require a Bachelor's qualification to apply for the
  Masters of Information Technology.
                                                            Business

       IT & Computing                                       Bachelor of Business

       Master of Information Technology
                                                            IT & Computing

                                                            Master of Computer and Information
                                                            Sciences
                                                            Master of Service Oriented Computing
                                                            Master of Information Security and
                                                            Digital Forensics
                                                            Master of Science
                                                            Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and
                                                            Information Sciences

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Lincoln University, New Zealand                     Massey University, New Zealand

Lincoln University in Caterbury was founded in      Massey University is based in Palmerston North,
1878 and prides itself on developing students       New Zealand, with campuses in Auckland and
who are globally connected, forward thinking, and   Wellington in addition they offer national and
ready to shape tomorrow. Great futures grow at      worldwide distance learning options.
Lincoln.
                                                    Massey Business School offers staircasing
Lincoln University provides pathway opportunities   opportunities to our students who have
for our graduates with Level 5, 6, and 7 Business   completed Level 5, 6 and 7 Business and Level 7
                                                    IT qualifications.

    Business
                                                        Business
    Bachelor of Commerce
    Master of Business in Finance                       Business School Degree Programmes

    Master of Professional Accounting                   Master of Management

    Master of Business in Global Management             Master of Business Studies
    and Marketing

                                                        IT & Computing

                                                        Master of Information Sciences
                                                        (Information Technology)

Toi-Ohomai Institute of                             Waikato Institute of Technology
Technology, New Zealand                             (Wintec), New Zealand

Toi Ohomai offers various degree programmes         The Waikato Institute of Technology, also known
at its Rotorua and Tauranga campuses. Aspire2       as Wintec, is one of New Zealand’s leading
International's students are able to pathway here   institutes of technology and is based in Hamilton.
under a guaranteed credit arrangement (GCA)
with Toi Ohomai.                                    Students from the IT and Business faculties at
                                                    Aspire2 International can apply for further study
Level 5 students of Aspire2 International from      in various Information Technology qualifications at
Business, IT and Hospitality faculties can          Wintec.

    Business                                            IT & Computing

    Bachelor of Applied Information Technology          Bachelor of Applied IT
                                                        PGDip of Applied IT
    IT & Computing                                      PGDip in Applied Informatics
                                                        Master of Applied IT
    Bachelor of Applied Information Technology

    Hospitality

    Bachelor of Applied Hospitality and Tourism
    Management

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Business
  Programmes

           Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga

           Level 5-7 programmes

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What can I study?

                                                                             Level 7                       Further Study
                                                                             Diploma in Technology         • Auckland University
                                                                                                             of Technology (NZ)
                                                                             Management
                                                                                                           • Lincoln University (NZ)
                                                                                                           • Massey Universtiy (NZ)
                                                                             Graduate Diploma in           • Toi Ohomai Institute
                                                                                                             of Technology (NZ)
                                                                             Applied Management

Where can a career in
Business take you?

Salary Scope: $37k - $115k+*

Part time                                                Full time                                   Advanced level
opportunities                                            opportunities                               opportunities
                                                >                                           >
• Customer Service                                       • Assistant Office Manager/                 • Area Manager
  Representative                                           Team Leader                               • General Manager (all
• Receptionist                                           • Manager (all sectors) e.g.                  sectors)
• Office Administrator                                     retail, marketing, facilities,
                                                           sales, hospitality, project,
                                                           technology

* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at August 2019

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NZQA approved and accredited

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
Level 7 with Specialisations

                                                                                                                                                                BUSINESS
Strands:                                                Delivered by
                                                                                                       120
                                                                                                        Credits
                                                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                                                     YEAR

 Retail Management*                                    Aspire2 International Business                  120 credits
 Tourism and Hospitality Management*                   & Technology                                    (equivalent to 1 academic year)
 Project Management                                    Auckland, Christchurch

A qualification designed for people with prior qualifications or experience in business management, who
wish to acquire knowledge and skills to pursue managerial roles in specific business sectors within New
Zealand or internationally, or for further study in the field of business management.

What will I learn?                                   Tourism and Hospitality                          Employment Pathways
Graduates of this qualification may                  Management*:                                     Graduates will have a firm
undertake further study towards                      New Zealand Tourism Management                   understanding of core business
degree programmes across a number                                                                     concepts and the practical skills
                                                     Tourism and Hospitality Industry
of business disciplines, or towards                  Strategic Management                             needed to implement them. They will
professional qualifications at a range                                                                be able to work effectively in entry to
of tertiary institutions in New Zealand              Project Management:                              mid-level management roles across a
and abroad.                                                                                           range of sectors, large to small sized
                                                     Managing Projects
                                                                                                      firms, from established to start-up
                                                     Project Quality Assurance
                                                                                                      organisations.
Core Papers
                                                     Am I eligible?                                   On completion of this qualification,
Managing People and
                                                     This programme is open to anyone                 graduates will have an in-depth
Organisational Behaviour
                                                     aged 20 and over.                                understanding of concepts
Business and Marketing Communication
                                                     Students must have successfully                  underpinning: human resource
Applied Accounting and Budgeting                                                                      management, planning, leadership,
                                                     completed an undergraduate degree
Strategic Operational Management                                                                      business communication, finance,
                                                     or higher; or provide evidence of
                                                     equivalent practical, professional, or           innovation, entrepreneurship,
                                                     educational experience.                          marketing, operations management,
Elective Papers
                                                                                                      and business systems. This
Retail Management*:                                                                                   programme enables graduates to
Functions of Retail Management                                                                        pursue professional positions in
Retail Customer Orientation                                                                           business and management areas and
                                                                                                      the option to pursue higher studies.

* Retail Management and Tourism and Hospitality Management elective papers are available to offshore applications only

            For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                               Provide evidence of an

        20            Be 20 years                              IELTS overall band score
                      of age or older*           6.0           of at least 6.0 (Academic),
                                                               with no individual band
                                                                                             Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                             Test score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                          Have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                          PASS with no less than a
                                                               less than 5.5                 with no individual band      pass in each skill
                                                                                             score less than 42

       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZQA approved and accredited

  Diploma in Technology Management
  Level 7

  Strands:                                   Delivered by
                                                                                                 120
                                                                                                  Credits
                                                                                                                                        1
                                                                                                                                     YEAR

   Technology Marketing                     Aspire2 International Business                       120 credits
                                             & Technology                                         (equivalent to 1 academic year)
                                             Auckland, Tauranga, Christchurch

  Enhance your career in technology management and technology sales management. The skills you
  will learn can be applied to a new enterprise, an established workplace, or may lead to higher level
  management position or business study.

  What will I learn?                        Elective Papers                                       Education Pathways
  This year-long programme is designed      Technology Marketing Strand                           Graduates of this qualification may
  for students who would like to             Consumer Behaviour                                   undertake further study towards
  enhance their knowledge and skills in                                                           degree programmes across a number
                                             Marketing of Technology Products
  technology management, technology                                                               of business disciplines at a range
                                             Project: Marketing Planning for
  sales management, or enterprise                                                                 of tertiary institutions both in New
                                             Technology Products and Services
  development. Skills and knowledge                                                               Zealand and abroad.
  gained through this programme can
                                             Am I eligible?
  be applied directly to established                                                              Employment Pathways
                                             This programme is open to anyone
  workplaces, start-up enterprises,
                                             aged 18 and over.                                    Graduates of this qualification will
  or used as the basis to enter post-
                                                                                                  have a firm understanding of core
  graduate / higher level management /       Students must have completed a                       business concepts coupled with
  business study.                            minimum L6 diploma or equivalent                     practical application skills acquired
                                             in a technology related area; or                     through their participation in the
  Core Papers
                                             any degree from a recognised                         business project. They will be able to
  Financial Management                       institution and at least 2 years of work             work effectively in professional entry-
  Project Management                         experience in the technology area; or                mid level management roles across
  Operations Management for                  5 years of relevant work experience                  a range of sectors in established
  Technology-based Enterprises               may be admitted based on a business                  and start-up organisations within
  Advancing Sustainable and Profitable       proposal that is acceptable to faculty.              both large and small organisational
  Businesses Using ICT                                                                            contexts.

                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                     Provide evidence of an

             18         Be 18 years                  IELTS overall band score
                        of age or older*   6.0       of at least 6.0 (Academic),
                                                     with no individual band
                                                                                        Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                        Test score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                            Have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                            PASS with no less than a
                                                     less than 5.5                      with no individual band             pass in each skill
                                                                                        score less than 42

                                                                             Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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IT & Computing
  Programmes

           Study in Auckland, Christchurch, or Tauranga

           Level 5-7 programmes

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What can I study?

Level 5                                 Level 6                             Level 7                        Further Study
NZ Diploma in IT                        NZ Diploma in Systems               Graduate Diploma in            • Auckland University
                                                                                                             of Technology (NZ)
                                        Administration                      Information Technology
                                                                                                           • Auckland ICT
                                                                                                             Graduate School
                                                                                                           • Lincoln University (NZ)
                                                                                                           • Massey Universtiy (NZ)
                                                                                                           • Toi Ohomai Institute
                                                                                                             of Technology (NZ)
                                                                                                           • Waikato Institute of
                                                                                                             Technology (NZ)

Where can a career in
Computing & IT take you?

Salary Scope: $45k - $207k+*

Part time                                                Full time                                   Advanced level
opportunities                                            opportunities                               opportunities
                                                >                                           >
• Office Equipment                                       • Hardware Technician                       • Computer Network and
  Technologist                                           • ICT Customer Support                        Systems Engineer
• Photocopier Technologist                                 Officer                                   • Network Administrator
• IT Service Desk                                        • Web Administrator                         • Network Analyst
• IT Equipment / Trades                                  • ICT Support Technician                    • Analyst Programmer
  Worker                                                 • Computer Systems                          • Developer
                                                           Technician                                • Software Engineer
                                                                                                     • ICT Programmer
                                                                                                     • ICT Specialist
                                                                                                     • Network Designer

* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at August 2019

      The information in this publication is accurate as of February 2021                                     2021 Aspire2 International | 27
NZQA approved and accredited

  New Zealand Diploma in
  Information Technology Technical Support
  Level 5

  Delivered by
                                              120
                                               Credits
                                                                                   1
                                                                                  YEAR

  Aspire2 International Business               120 credits
  & Technology                                 (equivalent to 1 academic year)
  Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga

  A one-year programme that will equip you with the technical knowledge and hands-on experience
  needed for technical support positions. You will be able to pursue the IT/ Computing career with more
  confidence or move on to further study.

  What will I learn?                           Core Papers                                            Employment Pathways
  You will gain skills in computer             There are six modules that include the                 Graduates of this diploma will have the
  systems, application and system              following topics:                                      skills and knowledge to work in IT roles
  software, and network support                                                                       such as computer technician, help
                                               Modern Data Communications
  and configuration in a New                                                                          desk and technical support officer,
  Zealand IT environment. You will             Applied Communications                                 entry level network administrator,
  learn to develop basic computer              Systems and Applications Support                       network engineer, and applications
  applications, administer databases,          Systems Installation and Maintenance                   support analyst roles.
  and gain an understanding of user
                                               Application Design and Development
  support standards. New Zealand’s
                                               Database Development and Design
  professional, legal, and ethical
  principles and practices are also
                                               Am I eligible?
  covered in this programme.
                                               This programme is open to anyone
                                               aged 18 and over.

                                               Students must have a certificate in
                                               Computing Level 3 or Level 4; or
                                               completion of Year 12 schooling
                                               or international equivalent; and/or
                                               appropriate related work experience.

                For
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                     Be 17 years                    Provide evidence of an

          17
                     of age or older*               IELTS overall band score
                     *For Auckland
                     campus only and         5.5    of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                    with no individual band
                                                                                         Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                         Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                             Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                             Test HIGH PASS and
                     18+ for other regions          less than 5.0                        with no individual band             above with no less than a
                                                                                         score less than 36                  pass in each skill

                                                                                  Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZQA approved and accredited

New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration
Level 6

Delivered by
                                                    120
                                                     Credits
                                                                                         1
                                                                                       YEAR

Aspire2 International Business                       120 credits
& Technology                                         (equivalent to 1 academic year)
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga

This programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience for systems
administration, and skills in industry communication. With this diploma you will be able to pursue a
career in IT, or move on to further study.

What will I learn?                                    Core papers                                         Tier 1 and 2 desktop support, systems
On successfully completing this                       Network Services                                    administration, and applications
programme, you will be able to:                                                                           support. Successful completion of
                                                      Active Directory Services
                                                                                                          this diploma also enables students to
• Implement a range of technologies                   Infrastructure Virtualisation
                                                                                                          study IT at higher, and more specialized
  for systems and network services                    E-communications (project)                          levels.
• Plan and implement automated                        Applied Communications
  system and application software
                                                      Automated Systems Deployment
  deployment
• Plan, implement, and manage a                       Am I eligible?
  directory service
                                                      This programme is open to anyone
• Analyse a range of options and
                                                      aged 18 and over.
  implement a solution
• Implement a server-based                            It is recommended that students have a
  virtualisation infrastructure                       New Zealand Diploma in Information
• Administer infrastructure for remote                Technology Technical Support Level 5;
  network access                                      or equivalent knowledge, skills and
• Manage and administer a messaging                   experience
  and collaboration service
• Write scripts to automate standard                  Employment Pathways
  system procedures
                                                      Graduates of this qualification will be
• Apply IT service and change
                                                      equipped with the skills and knowledge
  management processes and
                                                      required to enter into entry level IT roles
  procedures
                                                      such as IT technician, help desk,

            For international students:
                  For international     If you Ifare
                                    students:     youcoming  from overseas,
                                                       are coming           to be eligible
                                                                  from overseas,           for this
                                                                                  to be eligible forcourse you must:
                                                                                                     this course you must:

                                                               Provide evidence of an

         18           Be 18 years                              IELTS overall band score
                      of age or older*           6.0           of at least 6.0 (Academic),
                                                               with no individual band
                                                                                              Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                              Test score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                           Have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                           PASS with no less than a
                                                               less than 5.5                  with no individual band      pass in each skill
                                                                                              score less than 42

       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZQA approved and accredited

  Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
  Level 7

  Delivered by
                                            120
                                             Credits
                                                                                 1
                                                                                YEAR

  Aspire2 International Business             120 credits
  & Technology                               (equivalent to 1 academic year)
  Auckland, Christchurch

  The GradDipIT one-year programme delivers an integrated approach to developing your expertise as an
  IT professional. Individual subjects are important, but knowing the way they work together is critical.
  Equipped with this knowledge you will be eligible for positions such as project manager, software
  architect or developer, website administrator or network engineer.

  What will I learn?                         Am I eligible?                                         Employment Pathways
  You will experience the systems            This programme is open to anyone                       Students will be prepared for jobs
  development process and learn to           aged 20 and over.                                      as applications programmers (or
  integrate and build on the two core                                                               software developers) and project
                                             Students must have a qualification
  papers taught each term.                                                                          managers to meet the very strong
                                             at Level 7 or above, worth at least
                                                                                                    demand in the industry for mobile
  Core Papers                                120 credits; or have gained approval
                                                                                                    and internet/web applications, many
                                             under special admission criteria
  Systems Development Integration 1, 2, 3                                                           of which make use of multimedia.
                                             approved by the Aspire2 International
  Industry Project                                                                                  The programme allows students to
                                             Academic Board.
                                                                                                    specialise and find work in either
  Standard GradDipIT                                                                                Internet Development and Digital
  (no specialisation)                                                                               Media or Mobile and Pervasive
  Java Programming                                                                                  Technologies. It also opens
  Internet Programming                                                                              postgraduate study options for
                                                                                                    successful graduates.
  Database Design and Development
  Networking and Operating Systems

                For
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                    internationalstudents:
                                 students:IfIfyou
                                              you are
                                                  are coming
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                                                              from overseas,
                                                                   overseas, to
                                                                             to be
                                                                                be eligible
                                                                                   eligible for
                                                                                             for this
                                                                                                 this course
                                                                                                      course you
                                                                                                             you must:
                                                                                                                 must:

                     Be 20 years                  Provide evidence of an

         20
                     of age or older              IELTS overall band score
                     (Recommended)
                                        6.0       of at least 6.0 (Academic),
                                                  with no individual band
                                                                                       Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                       Test score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                           Have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                           PASS with no less than a
                                                  less than 5.5                        with no individual band             pass in each skill
                                                                                       score less than 42

                                                                                Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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I really enjoyed the study style at Aspire2. All the lectures were well-
designed and the tutors were always willing to help. The skills I gained
at Aspire2 International, particularly around system development
integration, have been very useful for my current role as an as an
application analyst and tester at a communications network company.

Cheng Lu from China
studied Graduate Diploma in Information Technology at Aspire2 International, Auckland campus

                                                                             The information in this publication is accurate as of February 2021
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Cookery & Culinary Arts
  Programmes

           Study in Auckland

           Level 4-5 programmes

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What can I study?

Level 4                                 Level 5
NZ Certificate in                       NZ Diploma in Cookery
Cookery

Where can a career in
Cookery & Culinary Arts take you?

Salary Scope: $25k - $75k+*

Part time                                                Full time                         Advanced level
opportunities                                            opportunities                     opportunities
                                                >                                      >
• Kitchen Hand                                           • Commis Chef                     • Sous Chef
• Commis Chef                                            • Demi Chef de Partie             • Head Chef
• Demi Chef de Partie                                    • Chef de Partie
• Chef de Partie                                         • Junior Sous Chef

* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at August 2019

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NZQA approved and accredited

  New Zealand Certificate in Cookery
  Level 4

  Delivered by
                                           120
                                            Credits
                                                                                 1
                                                                                YEAR

  Aspire2 International Hospitality &       120 credits
  Healthcare                                (equivalent to 1 academic year)
  Henderson (Auckland)

  Are you interested in a career in the food industry? This certificate will give you the cooking skills and
  knowledge to help you take the first step. Once completed you will be equipped to work in all areas of
  food preparation, presentation and storage and to move onto further study.

                                                                                           What will I learn?
                                                                                           You will master basic cookery skills –
                                                                                           learning food and kitchen safety, how to
                                                                                           work with a team and how to produce cold
                                                                                           and hot foods, patisserie and baked goods.

                                                                                           When you successfully complete this
                                                                                           programme, you will have:

                                                                                            • A New Zealand Certificate in Cookery –
                                                                                              Level 4
                                                                                            • A Food Safety Certificate

                                                                                           Am I eligible?
                                                                                           This programme is open to anyone aged 18
                                                                                           and over.

                 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                  Provide evidence of an

         18          Be 18 years                  IELTS overall band score
                     of age or older
                                        5.5       of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                  with no individual band
                                                                                       Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                       Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                           Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                           Test HIGH PASS with no
                                                  less than 5.0                        with no individual band             less than a pass in each
                                                                                       score less than 36                  skill

                                                                                Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZQA approved and accredited

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery
Level 5

Delivered by
                                                    120
                                                     Credits
                                                                                           1
                                                                                          YEAR

Aspire2 International Hospitality &                  120 credits
Healthcare                                           (equivalent to 1 academic year)
Henderson (Auckland)

Are you interested in a career in the food industry or to enhance your cookery skills? This certificate will
give you the cooking skills and knowledge to help you advance your career.

What will I learn?                                      Am I eligible?
You will gain practical skills and                      This programme is open to anyone aged
knowledge in advanced culinary                          18 and over.
practice. This includes managing
resources, food and beverage events,                    Career Opportunities
and designing and costing menus and
                                                        With this qualification you can work as:
food products.
                                                        • A Chef de Partie in restaurants, catering
When you successfully complete this                     operations, or hotels
programme, you will have:                               • A trainee Sous-chef (Head Chef
                                                        Assistant) in a commercial kitchen
• A New Zealand Diploma in Cookery
  (Advanced) Level 5                                    You may also go on to further study:
                                                        • A Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts
                                                        • NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management

              For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                            Provide evidence of an

      18          Be 18 years                               IELTS overall band score
                  of age or older
                                              5.5           of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                            with no individual band
                                                                                                 Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                                 Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                                Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                                Test HIGH PASS with no
                                                            less than 5.0                        with no individual band        less than a pass in each
                                                                                                 score less than 36             skill

       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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Hospitality Management
  Programmes

           Study in Auckland, Christchurch, or Tauranga

           Level 5-6 programmes

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What can I study?

Level 5                                 Level 6                             Further Study
NZ Diploma                              NZ Diploma                          • Auckland Institute
                                                                              of Studies (NZ)
in Hospitality                          in Hospitality
                                                                            • Toi Ohomai Institute
Management                              Management
                                                                              of Technology (NZ)

Where can a career in
Hospitality Management take you?

Salary Scope: $35k - $75k+*

Part time                                                Full time                                   Advanced level
opportunities                                            opportunities                               opportunities
                                                >                                             >
• Guest Service                                          • Duty Manager                              • Executive Assistant
  Representative                                         • Front Office Manager                        Manager
• Receptionist                                                                                       • General Manager
                                                                                                     • CEO/ Partner/ Owner
• Food Runner                                            • Duty Manager/ Maître ‘D
• Waiter                                                 • Assistant Restaurant
                                                           Manager
                                                         • Restaurant Manager
                                                         • Food & Beverage Manager

* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at August 2019

      The information in this publication is accurate as of February 2021                                    2021 Aspire2 International | 37
NZQA approved and accredited

  New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality
  Management
  Level 5

  Delivered by
                                             120
                                             Credits
                                                                                 1
                                                                                YEAR

  Aspire2 International                      120 credits
  Hospitality & Healthcare                   (equivalent to 1 academic year)
  Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga

  This qualification teaches students the standards of professional practice for hospitality managers,
  supervisors, or team leaders in a junior or trainee role across a range of hospitality environments.
  Students learn about planning and monitoring arrangements for maintenance work in hospitality
  environments.

  What will I learn?                         Core papers                                            Am I eligible?
  In a year of study, you will gain the      You will need to complete all of the                   This programme is open to anyone
  skills to work in a range of hospitality   following papers:                                      aged 18 and over.
  management roles including:
                                             Facility and Resource Management                       Students must have a Certificate
  commercial accommodation, food and
                                             Team Management                                        in Hospitality Level 3 or Level 4; or
  beverage, facility utilisation, supply
                                             Managing Perishability and Market                      completion of Year 12 schooling.
  chain, and human resources. You
  will also obtain a Licence Controller      Fluctuations
                                                                                                    Further study
  Qualification as part of the programme.    Creating Positive Customer Service
                                             Environment                                            Successful completion of this Diploma
                                             Staff Leadership Project: Building a                   qualifies you to enter NZ Diploma
                                             Customer Service Team                                  in Hospitality Management Level 6,
                                                                                                    and pathways to study hospitality at
                                             Operating Procedures in the
                                                                                                    bachelors level.
                                             Hospitality Industry
                                             Advanced Food and Beverage
                                             Service Supervision
                                             Commercial Accommodation and
                                             Management

                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                  Provide evidence of an

          18         Be 18 years                  IELTS overall band score
                     of age or older
                                        5.5       of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                  with no individual band
                                                                                       Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                       Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                           Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                           Test HIGH PASS and
                                                  less than 5.0                        with no individual band             above with no less than a
                                                                                       score less than 36                  pass in each skill

                                                                                Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZQA approved and accredited

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality
Management
Level 6

Delivered by
                                                    120
                                                     Credits
                                                                                           1
                                                                                          YEAR

Aspire2 International                                120 credits
Hospitality & Healthcare                             (equivalent to 1 academic year)
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga

This qualification equips students with the necessary skills required to work in management roles,
with minimal supervision, across a range of hospitality sectors. Students will understand standards
of professional practice for hospitality managers that can provide customer satisfaction in a range of
hospitality environments.

What will I learn?                                   Core papers                                             Am I eligible?
This programme will give you the                     You will need to complete all of the                    This programme is open to anyone
skills and standards of professional                 following papers:                                       aged 18 and over.
practice to perform successfully in a
                                                     Managing and Developing Staff                           Students must have a New Zealand
range of hospitality environments. You
                                                     Hospitality Business Performance                        Diploma in Hospitality Management
will be able to work unsupervised in
                                                     Operational Management in a                             Level 5, or appropriate related work
any hospitality management role.
                                                     Changing Environment                                    experience.

                                                     Hospitality Product Development
                                                                                                             Further study
                                                     Communication and Leadership in the
                                                     Hospitality Sector                                      Success in this Diploma qualifies you
                                                                                                             to enter:
                                                     Facilities Planning and Management
                                                     Innovation and Hospitality Sales                        • Bachelor of Hospitality Management
                                                                                                             • Bachelor of International
                                                     Issues in Hospitality Management
                                                                                                               Hospitality Management

            For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                            Provide evidence of an

      18           Be 18 years                              IELTS overall band score
                   of age or older
                                              6.0           of at least 6.0 (Academic),
                                                            with no individual band
                                                                                                 Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                                 Test score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                                Have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                                PASS with no less than a
                                                            less than 5.5                        with no individual band        pass in each skill
                                                                                                 score less than 42

       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
       The information in this publication is accurate as of February 2021                                                            2021 Aspire2 International | 39
Welding & Fabrication
  Programmes

           Study in Auckland or Rotorua

           Level 3-4 programmes

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What can I study?

Level 4                                 Level 5
Career Preparation for                  Career Preparation for
Engineering Trades                      Specialised Welding
Introduction to Welding

Where can a career in
Welding & Fabrication take you?

Salary Scope: $37k - $115k+*

Full time                                                Advanced level
opportunities                                            opportunities
                                                >
• Pipe Welder                                            • Welding Inspector
• Production Welder                                      • Structural Welder
• Welding Supervisor                                     • Alumunium Boat Builder

* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at August 2019

      The information in this publication is accurate as of February 2021              2021 Aspire2 International | 41
Career Preparation for Engineering Trades
  Introduction to Welding
  Level 3

  Delivered by
                                            60
                                             Credits
                                                                                 20
                                                                                WEEKS

  New Zealand Welding School                 60 credits
  Auckland and Rotorua                       Full time study including holidays

  Start your career in this introduction to welding qualification with this internationally recognised
  qualification. It is a good starting point to enter the construction and engineering trades career path.

  What will I learn?                         Core papers                                            Am I eligible?
  In this introductory Welding               Study skills and employment options                    This programme is open to anyone
  programme you will learn:                                                                         aged 18 and over.
                                             Learning goals and progress checks
    • Safe use of tools, machinery and       Health and safety training                             Students need to be physically able
      equipment                              Job ergonomics and risk assessment                     to complete the workshop activities
                                                                                                    and have reasonable numeracy and
    • Industry related tasks and projects    Industry terminology
                                                                                                    literacy skills.
    • Basic workplace documentation          Workplace numeracy
      training                                                                                      Further study
    • Team work, communication skills                                                               Success in this Certificate qualifies
      and problem solving                                                                           you to enter Career Preparation for
                                                                                                    Specialised Welding Level 4.

                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                  Provide evidence of an

          18         Be 18 years                  IELTS overall band score
                     of age or older
                                         5.0      of at least 5.0 (Academic),
                                                  with no individual band
                                                                                        Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                        Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                          Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                          Test HIGH PASS and
                                                  less than 5.0                         with no individual band           above with no less than a
                                                                                        score less than 36                pass in each skill

                                                                                Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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Career Preparation for Engineering Trades
Introduction to Welding
Level 3

Delivered by
                                                    60
                                                     Credits
                                                                                           20
                                                                                          WEEKS

New Zealand Welding School                           60 credits
Auckland and Rotorua                                 Full time study including holidays
                                                     Full time and Part time study options available

Develop your welding skillss and spend more time in our ‘real-world’ professional workshop in order
to gain four industry-recognised Welding tickets, and gain greater access into construction and
engineering opportunities.

What will I learn?                                      • Use WPS (Welding Procedure                          Core papers
  • Examine industry standard                             Specification) to demonstrate
                                                                                                              Study skills and employment options
    drawings and processes                                industry standard welds that
                                                                                                              Learning goals and progress checks
                                                          enhance long term career goal
  • Complete and present specialised                                                                          Health and safety training
    welds to industry standards for                     • Use various types of sources to
                                                                                                              Job ergonomics and risk assessment
    certification within a commercially                   research potential career pathway
                                                                                                              Industry terminology
    viable time-frame                                   • Formulate long-term career goals
                                                                                                              Workplace numeracy
  • Construct welding specifications                    • Develop a targeted curriculum
    requirements to client or                             vitae (CV) for the trades sector                    Am I eligible?
    professional body
                                                                                                              This programme is open to anyone
  • Communicate welding                                                                                       aged 18 and over.
    specifications requirements to
                                                                                                              Appliants need to hold of CPET Level
    client or professional body
                                                                                                              3 or NZCME Level 3 or equivalent
  • Create a personalised work log                                                                            qualification of welding skills.

  • Create a portfolio of specialised
    welding tasks

            For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                            Provide evidence of an

      18          Be 18 years                               IELTS overall band score
                  of age or older
                                              5.0           of at least 5.0 (Academic),
                                                            with no individual band
                                                                                                  Have a Pearson Academic
                                                                                                  Test score of 42 and above
                                                                                                                                Have a B2 Communicator
                                                                                                                                Test HIGH PASS and
                                                            less than 5.0                         with no individual band       above with no less than a
                                                                                                  score less than 36            pass in each skill

       Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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What I learned studying hospitality at Aspire2 International gave me skills
  and confidence. I felt ready for a quality job. I was able to find work for an
  upmarket restaurant in one of Auckland’s finest hotels with the help from
  Aspire2 Work.

  Teddy from South Korea
  studied New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management at Aspire2 International's Auckland campus

 Best Work Outcomes
  Aspire2 work works with your chosen industry to give you the best chance
  of landing a job.

  While you are still studying, Aspire2 Work will help you find part time work in your industry so
  you can be experienced and work ready when you graduate. You will also be supported to
  improve your interview skills, CV and cover letter. We will help you through the whole process
  - coaching, setting up job interviews - anything you need to help you get the right job.

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Personal Development Programme

The Personal Development Programme           Modules include
is as an extended orientation for Aspire2
International students, (except students     •   An introduction to New Zealand
studying English).
                                             •   New Zealand - A Snapshot (Citizenship)
This programme orients students towards
the “4 Cs of better learning”                •   Academic skills

and in doing so, it helps students           •   Academic integrity
maximize their learning and to adjust well   •   Research skills
to live in New Zealand.
                                             •   Collaboration
Students will cover 10 modules over the
                                             •   Creativity and communication
course of 2 weeks – each module is 2
hours                                        … and more
Your journey with us
  You can be assured that we are committed
  to delivering a unique, safe and successful
  education experience for you.

  From the moment you enrol, through to your
  graduation and beyond,you will be provided
  with an Aspire2 International faculty and student
  family to welcome and care for you.

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1            Enrol with us
                                                                      On enrolment Aspire2 International will welcome you with all the
                                                                      information you need to begin your journey with us in New Zealand.

                                                         2            Arrive in New Zealand
                                                                      9 Airport collection
                                                                      9 Accommodation provided for two weeks
                                                                      9 Laptop provided no additional cost for diploma students

                                                         3            Orientation
                                                                      9 Orientation to New Zealand way of life
                                                                      9 Home country counsellor and materials available in your language
                                                                      9 Critical soft skills training to support future success

                                                         4            Improve your English
                                                                      General English language skills taught where needed

                                                         5            Start your diploma programme

        Student Hub:                                     6            Further study

                                                                      During study Aspire2 Work helps students with a CV and interview
                                                                      skills as well as finding part time job opportunities while studying
          Parent Hub:

                                                                      Find employment
                                                                      As a graduate Aspire2 Work helps graduates find relevant employment

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How to enrol
  Launch your future.
  Complete your application in 4 easy steps.

     1         Choose your study programme
               Check you meet

               9 Academic and age entry requirements
               9 English entry requirements
               9 Laptop provided no additional cost for diploma students

               Detailed information on entry requirements and programme
               details can be found at aspire2international.ac.nz

     2         Prepare supporting documentation
               9 Certified copy of your academic transcripts and/or certificates
                    (translated into English if applicable)
               9 Certified copy of your English test results (Academic IELTS,
                    LanguageCert or equivalent if applicable)
               9 Certified copy of your passport identification page
               9 ecognition of prior learning. If you already have other tertiary
                    qualifications or previous work experience you may be eligible for
                    credit transfers

     3         Apply online or through a representative
                Email study@aspire2international.ac.nz, you can also attach your
                    supporting documentation
                If you're overseas, apply via an approved Aspire2 International
                 representative (contact us to find an approved agent in your country)

     4         Accept your offer
               Once your application is approved, you will receive an
               offer letter which includes instructions on how to:

               9 Accept your offer

               9 Pay your invoice
               9 Provide outstanding documents if required
               9 Prepare for your visa application

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Experience more of New Zealand
    with Aspire2 International

   Are you looking to study, meet new people,
   travel, work or advance your career?
   Aspire2 International is a safe place to develop your English skills,
   which unlocks the the door to a world of new opportunities. Our
   dedicated, professional tutors teach students from all over the
   world, and will ensure you have a positive learning experience.

   Yota Watanabe from Japan
   studied at Aspire2 International, Auckland Campus

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Key Information for
  International Students
            Medical and travel insurance                                    Visas

  International students must have appropriate and current         International students are required to have a valid student
  medical and travel insurance while studying in New               visa during their stay in New Zealand. Once you have
  Zealand. It must include cover for student travel to and         received an Offer of Place from us and you have paid your
  from New Zealand for the duration of time that the student       tuition fees, you should apply for a relevant student visa
  is enrolled. We can arrange students’ insurance through          from Immigration New Zealand office
  OrbitProtect                                                     www.immigration.govt.nz
  (for more information go to www.orbitprotect.co.nz).

  Alternatively, students can arrange their own insurance, and
  they must provide proof of suitable insurance at the time
                                                                            Student fee protection
  of enrolment. Please contact Student Support for more
  information on insurance:                                        The New Zealand Government requires all New Zealand
  studentsupport@aspire2international.ac.nz                        Qualifications Authority (NZQA) registered Private Training
                                                                   Establishments to protect student fees paid to them in
  If you have any questions about OrbitProtect insurance,          advance. We are registered for Fee Protect through The
  or if you wish to make a claim once the policy is in force,      Public Trust, which has an unsecured capital guarantee
  OrbitProtect can be contacted on: 0800 478 833 or 0800           from the New Zealand Government. For further information
  4 STUDENT if you’re in New Zealand or +64 3 434 8151             visit www.feeprotect.co.nz
  (Reverse Charge) if you’re outside New Zealand.

                                                                            Pastoral care
            Health services eligibility
                                                                   Aspire2 International promotes the wellbeing of students
  Most international students are not entitled to publicly         and supports them during their studies. We have agreed
  funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive      to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the
  medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for       Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code
  the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements   are available on request from Aspire2 International or from
  to publicly funded health services are available through the     the NZQA website at www.nzqa.govt.nz. You should make
  Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at        sure you have read and understood the Code.
  www.moh.govt.nz

                                                                            Warnings
            Accident insurance
                                                                   Formal warnings will be given to students who take part in:
  The Accident Compensation Corporation provides                   poor attendance, academic misconduct, and behavioural
  accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents       misconduct. All warnings will be recorded, and warnings
  and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still         remain valid for the duration of the programme of study.
  be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further       In cases of Academic Integrity or Behavioural Misconduct
  information can be viewed on the ACC website at                  where the violations are considered to be particularly
  www.acc.co.nz                                                    significant an immediate Final Warning can be issued, or
                                                                   the matter can be immediately referred to the Disciplinary
                                                                   Committee.
          Student withdrawals and fee refunds

  Our fee refund policy is in accordance with the Education
  Act 1989 and amendments, and applies to international
  and domestic students. Please refer to our website for
  details aspire2international.ac.nz

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