The Wellington Institute of Technology is a tertiary institution that trains around 6,100 students every year. We offer a range of industry-led qualifications from trades through to degrees and postgraduate programmes that are future-focused, developed alongside industry and provide students with practical skills so you can pursue your career goals.
WelTec is one of New Zealand's oldest tertiary education institutions and the second-oldest in Wellington. We’ve been helping people find their vocation since 1904.
Our Petone Campus is located in the vibrant suburb of Petone which is only a 15-minute drive from Wellington city. The area is full of cafes, bars and restaurants as well as being home to the Light House Cinema, Remutaka Cycle Trail and Petone Settlers Museum.
The Porirua Campus is where Whitireia began and continues to offer a number of community-driven courses. Located just 20 minutes from Wellington City, the Porirua Campus is one of New Zealand's most beautiful sites for a tertiary institution.
Te Kāhui Auaha Campus
Te Kāhui Auaha is our creative campus that opened in 2018. Located right in the heart of Wellington City, situated on the corner of Cuba Street and Dixon Street, it’s just around the corner from Wellington's best-loved bars, venues, restaurants, shops, and attractions. Te Kāhui Auaha facilities include two theatres, 55 seater cinema, exhibition gallery and a performance studio.
Wellington School of Construction
Our School of Construction is the biggest trades training facility in New Zealand. The campus is located on State Highway 2, just minutes from Petone railway station with lots of parking available. Students learn through tailored workshops that develop their skills in carpentry, painting, decorating and tiling. The facility opened in 2015 and is positioned just minutes from Petone's famous Jackson Street, close to bars, cafes, and restaurants.
Wellington School of Hospitality
Our modern Hospitality Campus is located on Wellington’s famous Cuba Street, just a 15-minute walk from Wellington railway station. Being on Cuba Street means we’re in the middle of everything that goes on culinary wise. Walk out the door, and you’re never far away from Wellington’s most well-known attractions like Te Papa and Wellington Cable Car. There are loads of bars, restaurants, cinemas and venues along the street, and tucked away in secret lanes. This campus is also home to our training restaurant Bistro 52 and the Latte Lab café