These entry level courses are designed for people new to tertiary study or need to gain credits to enter into a further qualification. These courses give you the preparation and confidence you need to move up to higher study.

Entry Level courses are also available for:

  • Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Business & Administration
  • Computing
  • Digital Media
  • Hospitality
  • Māori Language  
  • Trades

Need Career Advice?

If you need extra support and advice on your career options and pathways, contact WITT’s Customer Service Centre. Our staff can help you make informed decisions about your study options, and guide you on your career path.

Address: 20 Bell Street, New Plymouth, Taranaki

Contact: (06) 757 3100


WITT’s Certificate in Vocational Skills is designed to assist people with special learning disabilities to develop personal, vocational and work skills that will assist them to function productively within the community and the employment sector.

Students will have an increased confidence and self-esteem and an understanding of their own strengths and weaknesses both in social and work environments.


These entry level courses are designed for people who wish to embark on tertiary study but do not yet have the entrance required or want to strengthen their skills further towards tertiary level study. This programme aims to provide foundation level students with the means to clarify their career and educational aspirations. It is an introductory level certificate that encourages students to develop basic skills and self-confidence, and assists them to select an appropriate programme of further study.

This programme allows flexibility for students to engage in individual education plans that will either lead to nationally recognised qualifications, entry to the workforce or to gain entry to higher level qualifications.


WITT’s University Entrance qualification is designed for people who need to gain the necessary academic requirements for entry into University level study e.g. Bachelor Degrees. This course is also ideal for people who want tertiary study preparation before enrolling into a degree programme.

After successfully gaining a University Entrance qualification you can apply to go on to WITT’s Degree level courses in Nursing and Social Work or other degrees at University.