Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) Verified

Polytechnic (ITP) • 219 courses

About the provider

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is a Government Institute with campuses in Nelson and Marlborough. 

NMIT is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority Category 1 (the highest) Institute.

Our programmes are designed alongside industry to create work-ready graduates that meet local and international job market needs. 

You'll find NMIT tutors care a lot about student success, and classes are small enough that they know you by name.



Nelson Campus

Our main campus which is located in Nelson's vibrant city centre.

The heart of the city

The Nelson campus location means quick and easy access to the cafés, bars and shopping in Nelson city. You’re never far from anywhere - whether it’s quality urban time you’re after, or a break in one of the many city parks and public spaces nearby. Getting around is a breeze, especially on a bike, or using the public bus system.

Vibrant onsite student life

Our Nelson campus is based on a single city block and is an open and easy to navigate environment.

Enjoy the on-campus Cafe Ake Ake, relax with a coffee in our park-like campus grounds, grab a couple of mates for a game of table tennis in the recreation centre or get your blood pumping on the basketball court or AstroTurf sports area.

Services available to the general public

Student and the general public are welcome to make an appointment at Head Zone or Beauty Zone, our on-site training salons for Hairdressing and Beauty and Body Therapy. Or book a table at the Rata Room restaurant where you will be served by our Hospitality and Cookery students.

Malborough Campus

Nestled among mountain ranges, fertile plains, intricate waterways and thriving aviation, aquaculture and viticulture industries, our Marlborough campus delivers real world learning at its finest.

Big things do happen on small campuses

About 20 minutes walk from Blenheim city centre, our attractive Marlborough Campus offers Viticulture, Aviation and other programmes that support local industry. While the Marlborough Campus is the smaller of NMIT's main campuses, you will benefit from our on-site vineyard, a world-class wine research centre, library and café. 

Study in a world-class winemaking region

Marlborough is famous around the world for its Sauvignon Blanc. This region produces 77% of the country’s grape harvest with over 168 wine producers and 568 independent growers. It’s the perfect base to receive training in Viticulture supported by our state-of-the-art winery, laboratories, onsite vineyard and sensory wine tasting room.

Gain skills in Aviation at a national air force base

If training in Aviation is your calling, you will be pleased to hear that a good percentage of your time will be spent at the RNZAF Woodbourne air force base in Blenheim. Our NMIT Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering programmes are practical and hands-on. Feel part of your chosen industry from the get go.

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