Course Fees and Living Costs

National Certificate in Equine Stable Procedures (Level 3)

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: NZ$370.00 per week (28 weeks)
TOTAL COST NZ$10,360.00
Course material fee NZ$250.00

National Trade Academy Certificate in New Zealand Farming Skills (Level 2)

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: NZ$430.00 per week (12 weeks)
TOTAL COST NZ$5,160.00
Course material fee NZ$250.00

General English (Full Time Intensive)

Course Fees

Tuition (up to 10 weeks) NZ$380.00 per week
Tuition (11 weeks plus): NZ$345.00 per week
TOTAL COST TBA (depending on course length)

General English (Part Time Intensive)

Course Fees

Tuition (up to 10 weeks) NZ$255.00 per week
Tuition (11 weeks plus): NZ$225.00 per week
TOTAL COST TBA (depending on course length)

English + Horse Riding or Agriculture

Course Fees

Tuition Fee: NZ$430.00 per week
TOTAL COST TBA (depending on course length)

English + Rugby (Full Season)

Course Fees

Tuition: NZ$460.00 (per week)
TOTAL COST NZ$11,040.00

English + Rugby (4 week Program)

Course Fees

TOTAL COST NZ$2,940.00 (per person)
Minimum of 4 people. Please request a quote for group of 5 or more.)


NZ$250.00 Placement fee (Includes airport pick up)
NZ$250.00 Weekly Fee

Additional Costs (Non Tuiton)

Registration Fee
NZ$260.00 (Enrolment and administration fee)

NZ$329 (12 months if required)
Shorter periods available, contact us for a price.

Immigration Fee (If work visa is required)

NZ Immigration Work Visa
NZ$270.00 (subject to change)

NTA Greenstone Global
NZ$690.00 (Immigration advisors fee)

Other Costs

18+ Card and passport photo

Metro Bus fee per week

Medical and or X Ray
NZ$400.00 (approx)

Personal Spending
NZ$100.00 (per week approximately)

Cost of living in Christchurch (approximately)

Free/Included in Fee

  • Computer & wireless internet access
  • Help to find work
  • Help with further study placement
  • Student kitchen to make light meals
  • Tea and coffee

Recognition of NTA Courses:

All NTA Courses are recognised by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

Work Rights:

General Full time English only:
If you study at NTA for 14 weeks or more you are eligible under new immigration rules to work part time, outside your study hours, up to 20 hours per week.

Vocational Courses:

Immigration rules do not allow students to work during their study, however if you want to work in the industry you are training for NTA will assist you to find employment and assist you to apply for your work visa. (Extra costs apply see Immigration fees above).
Note: Some students will require a medical and or X Ray to apply for a work visa.

NTA use Greenstone Global to assist students to gain a work visa. (Costs are shown above)

NTA cannot guarantee you a visa as visa approval is subject to immigration policy criteria after assessment of your application.

Course Fees
All fees are in NZ$ and include government taxes.
For groups our price is negotiable depending on numbers and the programme delivered.

Code of Practice for International Students

NTA is a signatory to the Code of Practice for the recruitment, welfare and support of international students.


Age of students accepted;

15 + for groups
18+ for individuals
Exceptions will be considered for under 18 years of age on a case by case basis.

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