How to apply

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Learn how to get your enrolment underway; find what you need to know and do, and what information we need from you.

  • How to apply to enrol

    Te huarahi whakauru

    Here you will find our step-by-step guide to enrolling with Open Polytechnic.

  • Enrolment dates

    Ngā rā whakauru

    Find the enrolment dates for the qualification you want to study. 


  • Recognising previous study and experience

    Te āhukahuka i ōu akoranga me ōu wheako ō mua

    If you have studied before or have relevant work/life experience, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards the qualification you wish to study with us.

  • English language entry requirements

    Ngā herenga whakauru reo Pākehā

    Our courses are taught in English, so you need to be able to read and write well in English to understand the course materials and submit written assessments.

  • Providing proof of your identity

    Tohu tuakiritanga

    When you enrol to study with us, we need information to help us confirm your legal name and residency status.

  • Terms and conditions of enrolment

    Ngā herenga me ngā

    Here you can find our terms and conditions of enrolment. Make sure you read them before enrolling with us.

  • Fees and funding

    Ngā utu & pūtea tautoko

    There are a number of ways to get help with financing your studies.

  • Changes to your enrolment

    Te whakahou i tō whakauru

    Find out how you can change your enrolment to study a different course, transfer your course to a new start date or change your name, address or contact details.

  • International and studying from overseas

    Ngā ākonga nō whenua kē

    Find out about enrolment and requirements for studying with us if you are an international learner in New Zealand or overseas or a New Zealand citizen or resident who wants to study from overseas.