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Free Wintec courses

Wintec has a range of additional scholarships on offer that could allow you to study fees-free.

There are many ways you may be eligible and conditions vary between programmes. Explore the subjects and courses below and click the enquire button to contact a team member on how you can get enrolled.

If you are in secondary school and looking to gain a qualification at the same time, find information below on free programmes through the Waikato Trade Acadamy. Wintec also has English language programmes free for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.

Our 2020 Trades Scholarships provide you with one year of free study in the courses below. Fees-free scholarships are available for domestic students in 2020 only (excludes Industry Training Organisation students).
The Waikato Trades Academy enables students to stay at secondary school and work towards a qualification from Wintec. Programmes are offered in trades, service sector, primary industry and social and community services.
If you are a migrant or refugee living in New Zealand, learning English at Wintec will make it easier to study and work. Many of our courses are ​free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents and will enable you to continue studying other courses at Wintec.​​


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