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 2020. Further details about the initiative can be found here.

The 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.