Study Fees Free

If you’re new to tertiary studies, or have previously undertaken no more than six months at tertiary level, you may qualify for one year fees free study.

Choose from a wide selection of programmes. We have options that can boost your career. This includes qualifications that can be completed within one year. 

WelTec offers fees free options to eligible first time tertiary students.

If you have a National Student Number (NSN) you can confirm your eligibility at

You must be starting the qualification in 2019. Further details about the initiative can be found here.

The new fees-free scheme will cover tuition fees, associated mandatory fees and compulsory student services fees. The Government will fund fees up to $12,000 for study in a year. Available to New Zealand citizens and eligible residents.