Why Study Fashion With NZFT?

NZ Fashion Tech is the provider of choice by major companies and labels in the fashion industry, such as Trelise Cooper, Karen Walker, Starfish Interiors, Natalie Chan, Stirling Cutting and many more...

Our Success Rates

Our students are given the best opportunities to succeed and start their career in fashion. NZ Fashion Tech has very high qualification rates (over 90%) and completion rates (over 80%).

We have now received a second category 1 status, the highest possible NZQA assessment rating.

We have been awarded the Entrepreneurship in Education Award by ITENZ, along with our Tutor Leader Jacqui Byrne-Gibbs being awarded Support Person of the year and Doula Matheos, our Wellington Tutor, getting highly commended in the category Tutor of the year.

The Directors Kevin and Val were also presented with the ITENZ Leadership Award in 2013 and In 2010 we were awarded the prestigious 'Provider of The Year' .

You can download the NZQA report using the following link:

NZQA Report on NZ Fashion Tech

Our Tutors

The vast majority of our team have extensive experience within the fashion industry. This is key in helping us ensure our graduates have the real-world skills they need for a successful career and bright future.

Meet the Team

Our Programmes

At NZ Fashion Tech our programme content is directly linked to industry needs. This ensures that our graduates skills are in demand.

NZ Fashion Tech is considered one of the best technical trainers in the country. Our highly sought after Certificates and Diploma are supported by NZQF (NZ Qualifications Framework) - New Zealand Qualifications.

Programmes We Offer

Our Work Experience

All programmes have a high compulsory work experience component and also include specific training to meet the specialist needs of individual employers within differing industry sectors.

Many of our graduates go on to full time jobs after work experience placements.

Work Experience

Student Care & Culture

NZ Fashion Tech is a great learning environment. We don't just concentrate on technical skills and theory. We nurture students and help them deal with life challenges and achieving their goals.

Our class sizes have an average ratio of 17 students per tutor, as we realise that every student is unique and learns in a slightly different way.

Locations and Facilities

NZ Fashion Tech's campuses are located centrally for ease of access to public transport for students.

NZ Fashion Tech's training rooms are set up to resemble industry conditions, and are run close to industry hours, making the transition to employment easier for students.

Campus Locations

Quality Commission

NZ Fashion Tech has been a member of the Quality Commission since 2005, with director of NZ Fashion Tech Kevin Smith serving on the Executive during this time.

NZ Fashion Tech's membership ensures we offer the best possible quality programmes.

It’s an independent body that provides students with a place to direct complaints for resolution. It’s a free and accessible service that respects both parties of student and provider.


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Contact info

Head Office:
Level 3, Spartik House, 6-8 Edward Wayte Place, Auckland 1023.


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