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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.

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.​​

Events

  • Ramp Gallery | He Tangata o Te Kohu (A Man of the Mist)

    A retrospective exhibition of the sculptural work of Donn Ratana (b. 1947) Ngāi Tūhoe/ Ngāti Haka [Patuheuheu]/ Tamakaimoana [Maungapōhatu]/ Ngāti Raka [Waimana]/ Ngāti Rongo [Ruātoki]. Curated by Leafa Wilson.

  • Thames Information Sessions |  Health and Wellbeing

    Become a support worker with our Certificate in Health and Wellbeing. Join us for an information session to find out how you can begin your study journey at our Thames Campus in Semester 1, 2023.

  • Career Choices Day

    Are you looking for a fresh start in 2023? Career Choices Day provides you with the opportunity to receive career advice and learn about our areas of study. Or have you already enrolled at Wintec for 2023? Come along to arrange your ID card, timetable, and find out where you need to be on your first day.

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