(Frequently Asked Questions)
Do you have questions about studying at Aspire2 Education?
Browse through some of the most common questions that arise, you may find the answer you’re looking for!
For international students visit Aspire2 International for the appropriate FAQ.
How Can I Book a visit?
Simply submit an online inquiry to register your interest in studying with us and our friendly team will be in touch to arrange an on-campus interview to discuss your options and explore our campus.
What are my fees?
Fees are dependent on your course selection, most of our programmes are free for New Zealand citizens and residents. If you're not a New Zealand citizen or resident, please contact us for affordable fees and payment options.
Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF)
1. The CSSF will be reviewed annually and comply with legislative requirements.
2. The CSSF charged per equivalent full-time student (EFTS) will be published in both the student handbook and available for viewing here on the Aspire2 Education website.
3. Any decisions made on future changes to the CSSF will be undertaken in consultation with the student body and representatives from Aspire2 Education.
4. The consultation process will be advertised here on the website, via notifications to students and on campus to provide students with information on how they can be involved in future changes to these fees.
What courses can I study?
We currently offer the following I.T courses:
How do I apply?
Applying is easy! You can either apply using a combination of phone, email, and in person - whatever fits your schedule!
Contact Aspire2 Education via phone, email, or web inquiry; to come and visit your local Aspire2 Education campus. However you reach out, you will be given an application form to fill out.
Once you receive the application form:
Complete the application form
Provide a proof of ID to go with your application form
(e.g. passport, driver's license, etc.)
Provide a copy of your latest qualification if necessary
(Record of learning, NCEA certificate, etc.)
Return these 3 documents to Aspire2 Education, by email or in person.
If your documents are complete, you will be issued with an official 'Unconditional Offer of Place' letter
If not all the documents are provided, or some verification is needed, you can still be issued with an official 'Conditional offer of place' to save your seat.
After you have sent your remaining documents, and they all check-out, you will then be issued an 'Unconditional offer of place'.
If you need extra help or support with getting the required documents, we'll help you where we can!
Once you have an unconditional offer of place, you'll be emailed with official confirmation documents, including your schedule, and orientation dates.
Your laptop will be issued to you during your orientation.
It sounds detailed, but in reality it's simple and straightforward - the team will do whatever we can to help and to make it easy for you!
What are Aspire2 Education Terms & Conditions
Aspire2 Education is an establishment that values fairness, honesty, and wellbeing of students and staff members alike.
Visit our Student Handbook and Terms & Conditions pages to view some of the more-frequently referred to policies along with access to our full Terms & Conditions document.
How Does Orientation Work?
Orientation is filled with loads of valuable information that will help you to settle into your student life with Aspire2 Education.
First up, we’ll introduce you to the friendly Student Support team who are there for YOU. Then we'll provide you information about specific support services we provide, your programme and important policies and processes.
How do you look after student wellbeing
We have a student support team dedicated to supporting you throughout your journey with us.
Wellbeing of Students
Aspire2 Education promotes the wellbeing of students and supports them during their studies. We have agreed to observe and be bound by the Tertiary and International Learners Code of Practice. For detailed information on the code, visit the NZQA website.
How are graduates supported into employment?
We support our students to achieve their employment goals upon graduation from their studies.
Our team will support and guide you on your employment journey. A range of workshops and one to one support is provided around your curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, job search, interview skills and more.
We work with multiple employers to make sure you are well equipped for success. Aspire2 Education is proud to partner with employers seeking out our highly skilled graduates. Our aim is to create future opportunities for all of our students and graduates.
How do I Refer-a-Friend?
Tell your friends and family members about Aspire2 Education! If one of your contacts signs up, and gives your name as a referrer, then you will get $200*!
Tell your contact about Aspire2 Education
We will guide them through the application process, and during this stage, we will ask them if somebody referred them to us**
Once your contact has listed you as a referrer with your name and contact details, you will be contacted to verify
When your contact is close to completing their IT programme (or even sooner in some special cases), we will work with you to reward you with your $200 referral fee!
This scheme is also available for clubs and community groups, and yes you can refer more than one person!
*Value subject to move depending on current promotion
**Cannot be used in referral of scholarship applications