Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) was established in 1904 and is a government-owned institution that has been a cornerstone of New Zealand’s education for over 100 years.WelTec trains around 6,100 domestic and international students per year. They offer a range of industry-led qualifications from certificates through to degrees and postgraduate programmes. Their qualifications are future-focused, developed with industry to give students practical skills to pursue their career goals.
Campuses and Facilities
Wellington School of Construction
The Wellington School of Construction campus is located on State Highway 2 next to the Petone railway station. The campus was opened in 2015 and focuses on carpentry, painting and applied decorating. The campus covers 9,614m2 and therefore gives space for students to work on up to six houses.
Wellington School of Hospitality
The Wellington School of Hospitality campus is located on Cuba Street in the Wellington CBD. It was opened in 2015 and cost $11 million to build. The campus focusses of WelTec's hospitality offerings and has its own learning commons area, along with training restaurant Bistro 52 and training café Latte Lab, which are both open to the public
WelTec has three learning commons spaces on the Auckland, Petone and Wellington Cuba Street campuses. Students can utilize these to complete assignments using provided IT services, get help from support staff and access other WelTec services and resources
Cafes and Resturants
WelTec offers cafes and restaurants on most campuses. A cafeteria is available on the Petone campus for staff and students, while training restaurant Bistro 52 and café Latte Lab are available to the public at the Cuba St campus
WelTec offers prayer rooms at two of their campus: Petone and Cuba St. Students and staff can utilize these to pray in a safe and quiet environment
WelTec offers an early childcare centre called Te Whare Ako. Parents can utilize this service while studying at the campus