Terms and Conditions

NorthTec offers exciting possibilities for students to extend themselves through future-oriented technical, vocational and professional education with clear pathways to careers. 

NorthTec does not warrant that any programme is suitable for any individual student and their particular requirements. Each prospective student should make their own investigations as to whether the programme is suitable for their requirements.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec.  

Programmes will run subject to minimum enrolment numbers.


The fees displayed on this website include GST and are subject to change. 

Withdrawal fee is $100.

The write off of credit balances are $10. 


Fees-free may not be available for all dates and locations, and are subject to change.

Fees-free intakes applies to domestic full-time students who not eligible for the Government Fees Free scheme.  Zero Fees applies to programme fees only and excludes any additional expenses, such as text books etc. 

Fees-free covers:

  • tuition fees
  • compulsory course costs, and
  • compulsory student services fees

There may be some other fees that are not part of ‘fees-free’;  optional fees such as some course materials which students will still need to pay.

Social media competition terms and conditions

These terms and conditions apply to all promotions run through NorthTec social media channels.


  1. Only open to residents of Northland, New Zealand.
  2. NorthTec will not accept responsibility for any late submissions, any entries that are not received or any entries or files that are corrupt, damaged, lost or inaccessible.
  3. By participating in the competition, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions, including all eligibility requirements. You also accept that all decisions made by NorthTec are final and binding in all matters relating to the contest.
  4. NorthTec reserves the right to cancel the contest at any time, for any reason and without prior notification.
  5. By entering this competition, you agree that you have the consent of any people who are clearly identifiable in your entry.
  6. By entering, each entrant warrants that their entry is original and that their submission does not or will not infringe any third party's intellectual property.
  7. NorthTec may collect your personal information (name and contact details) for the purpose of administering and processing the competition only.
  8. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.


You must be:

  • Currently living in Northland, New Zealand

You cannot be:

  • an employee of the NorthTec, or an immediate family member of an employee of NorthTec.

#MyNorthTec Competition

These additional terms and conditions apply to the MyNorthTec Competition. This competition runs from 1 December 2021 until 20 February 2022. The grand prize draw will take place on 21 February 2022 (first day of semester 1).


  • You must have an active enrolment (or for a course starting within 3 months) with NorthTec at the time of the prize draw.
  • Open to all NorthTec learners throughout New Zealand.
Post using the hashtag #MyNorthTec on Facebook, Instagram or TikTok:
  • Post must include the hashtag #MyNorthTec
  • Post = 1 entry
  • Every 10 likes on a post = 1 additional entry
  • Posts must be publicly accessible

NorthTec reserves the right to determine the eligibility of all entries at its sole discretion. Entries deemed not in the spirit of the competition will not be eligible (examples may include multiple duplicate posts, spam tagging unrelated posts).

The Grand Prize is Microsoft Surface Pro X with 128GB, 8GB RAM.