Information about Vocational Trainee Student Visa

This visa is for trainees who are awarded a New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship, funded through the New Zealand scholarships that are administered by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. To apply, you need a paid place at Manukau Polytechnic, or evidence of your New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship.

Overview

For the length of the programme of study at Manukau Polytechnic (Nautical students) or the length of the award up to 12 months (New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship scholars)


All conditions

With this visa you can

  • If you work for a shipping company, study a nautical programme of study at Manukau Polytechnic.
  • If you’ve been awarded a New Zealand Short Term Training Scholarship, take up a training placement in a government agency, private training establishment or tertiary education institute.
  • Work part-time up to 20 hours a week while studying and full-time in the holidays.

Things to note

  • You can't include your partner or children in an application for a Vocational Trainee Student Visa. But if you want to bring them with you, they'll be able to apply for visas based on their relationship to you.

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