Training and immigration to New Zealand for managers

At the moment, managers are not on the list of sought-after specialities in New Zealand, which means that it will be extremely unlikely to find work in this area without a local education and work visa. The thing is that in order to obtain a work visa, the employer will have to prove to Immigration New Zealand that they need you specifically as an employee and that they could not find a suitable local specialist. And since there are enough managers in New Zealand who work across all sectors, proof of the need for you specifically will be a very difficult task.

Solution for managers

That’s why the best way for most managers wishing to move to New Zealand is professional training. There are various possible directions: Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Science, International Business, Management, Marketing Management, Tourism and so on.

At the same time, training can be both economical and prestigious. Follow this link for more information on the difference between universities. You can pick up a program in almost any major city in New Zealand. More information about different cities in New Zealand.

Admission requirements to New Zealand universities

To gain admission to a training program, you need to pass IELTS Academic or an equivalent to the required score (depends on the level of training), or a free internal test in some institutes is required. For those who already have an education, the training will last 1 year, during which each student has the right to work part-time (up to 20 hours per week). This will not only improve your language skills but also ensure that you earn for your stay.
But most importantly – at the end of the course students are given a Post Study Work Visa from 1 to 3 years depending on the education programme (Level). More about the visa here.

How to find a job after graduation?

On this subject, we have prepared for you an entire article with statistics and useful links for assistance in finding a job.

The most common way to find a job is to monitor jobs on websites:

Estimate prospects for employment and estimated salaries can be found on the official website of Careers.

Where to work after graduation?

To extend your working Post Study visa or to obtain residency, you need to find a job that will be related to the training you have gone through. That is, you must apply the acquired skills to a new location, and your job descriptions should be logically correlated with the passed subjects, although not necessarily completely. What positions you will be able to apply for after graduation, you can read in our article.

What if my English is not good enough?

If you need to scrub up on your English, talk through the options with our managers, as some universities offer free language courses before university programmes begin. You can also get acquainted with our selection of the best cost language schools.

How to move to New Zealand with a family?

If you want to come with a family or a partner, you can choose to study at Level 9 or higher (for more information about education levels click here ). Your partner is guaranteed a working visa for the duration of your training and can work with any employer and anywhere. If you have children, they will be able to attend a public school for free (the cost of studying in schools under other conditions is not less than $ 12,000 NZD per year).

Training options for managers in New Zealand

Level 9 programs

State Universities programs vary in cost from NZ$ 27 000-49 000 per year.

State Institutes and Polytechnics programs vary in cost from NZ$ 19 000-35 000 per year.

Private Institutions NZ$ 26 000 per year.

Level 8 programs

State Universities programs vary in cost from NZ$ 25 000-33 000 per year.

State Institutes and Polytechnics programs vary in cost from NZ$ 20 000-23 000 per year.

Private Institutions NZ$ 15 000-20 000 per year.

level 7 programs

The cost of the programs of level 7 will be about NZ $ 16,000 – 32,000 per year. But there are also possible significant discounts: from NZ $ 8,000 for programs in private universities and from NZ $ 15,000 in public ones.

State Universities programs vary in cost from NZ$ 25 000-33 000 per year.

State Institutes and Polytechnics programs vary in cost from NZ$ 15 000-20 000 per year.

Private Institutions NZ$ 10 000-18 000 per year.

If you find the program you are interested in, you can contact us for help with the program. This will save you time and money, as we already know all the steps in obtaining an invitation and student visa in the future, and in addition, some schools cooperate with us on special terms, in which our students receive significant discounts on training. We guarantee that we can make a more profitable offer in any case.

Options for training in other areas

Fill out our questionnaire and we will find the best and most beneficial options specifically for your case.
More information about the immigration process on our website.

Contact us and we will be glad to tell you more about various options and answer all your questions.

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