ACE Course Registration

How to Register

Step 1

Each person must complete the online ACE Registration form. You can register for multiple courses at once.

ACE Registration Form

Alternatively download the ACE Enrolment Form PDF and return to campus administration offices or by post (NorthTec Registry, Private Bag 9019, Whangārei Mail Centre, 0148) or fax (+64 9 470 3556).


Step 2

If your course has fees, please make your payment to secure your place - Fees must be paid in New Zealand Dollars and can be paid online.

Pay Online

Click here to learn more about alternative Payment Options.

Additional Information for ACE Students 

Many courses are very popular and fill rapidly, so early enrolment is advised. If a course is full we will advise you and discuss an alternative or offer to wait list you for the following course. If a course is cancelled, you will be advised and your fee returned. 

Withdrawing Early
If you withdraw prior to the course commencing and require a refund, an administration fee may apply. NorthTec cancellation policy may apply. If you withdraw during the course your fee may not be refunded. If you intend on withdrawing, please advise us early so that your place can be offered to waitlisted people.

Parking is generally available at campuses and community education sites in the regions.

Your privacy is protected. You may update your personal information held by NorthTec. Information is held for statistical purposes and to notify you of upcoming courses.

Contact Details
If you change your contact details please notify us to enable us to contact you should any changes occur with the course you have enrolled in.

How do I know when a course is to start?
Check the ACE Courses webpage for dates and venues.

Is it possible to run a course for my worksite?
Both ACE and Short Courses can be run from your workplace providing they meet NorthTec requirements.

How many people are there on a course?
There is a minimum number required for all courses to run. Maximum numbers vary depending on equipment and space needs.

How can I make enquiries about a specific course?
Call 0800 162 100.

Access to ACE courses for people with disabilities    
In most cases NorthTec courses can take place at a venue to suit the group involved. NorthTec campuses and learning centres have access facilities for people requiring them. Disability support services may also be available. 

ACE Payment Policy     

  1. Students are required to show proof of payment of their course to the tutor to gain admittance to the course. Your student number is to be placed against your name on the attendance register.

  2. All enrolments should be paid for prior to the commencement of the course. No enrolment means your place on the course is unsecured.

  3. If you pay on the first night of the course you must have the correct cash or cheque made out to NorthTec and provide identification.

  4. ACE funding is for people over 16. The exception is people 15 years to 16 years who provide a Ministry of Education Exemption Certificate. A copy of this must be provided with the enrolment form and fees for the student to participate in an ACE course.

  5. International students must pay full fees. These are on the factsheet for all courses. ACE courses are funded for New Zealand citizens/residents. There is no funding for international students.