Applicants under 20 years of age
- 48 credits NCEA level 2 across 4 subjects
Applicants 20 years and over
- No academic qualifications needed. Evidence to support an applicant's ability to successfully undertake the programme with a reasonable likelihood of success may be requested.
English Language requirements
All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English will have:
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall Academic score of at least 6 issued within the last two years
An equivalent qualification
If you do not have an IELTS test score, you may send us other evidence of your English language level. Please see NZQA English Language Entry Requirements for more details.(external link)
All applicants must sign a Risk Management Contract, relating to risk and their health, prior to commencing study on the programme
Applicants must also complete an NMIT Application/Enrolment form and submit the following documents:
- Police Vetting Request and Consent Form
- External Referee Check
Applicants are required to sign a declaration as to whether they have any convictions against the law (apart from minor traffic convictions). In order to support applicants and answer questions applicants are required to attend a selection interview.
In order to comply with the provisions of the Vulnerable Children’s Act, 2014 and Child Protection Policies for all ‘specified organisations’ providing a ‘regulated service’, all candidates/students will be subjected to safety checks.
Once enrolled, students are required to inform the Programme Area Leader of any criminal charges that may be laid during the year.
All applicants are encouraged to either request an interview or provide referee reports in order to ascertain their suitability for the programme. Qualities considered important for success on the programme are listed below.
- A commitment to study
- Average level of fitness
- Key beliefs in the benefits of exercise
- An ability to communicate
- Willingness to work in a group.
In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the entry requirements may be granted entry to the Programme where they supply evidence to satisfy the Head of Department or delegate of their ability to succeed on the programme.