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Targeted Training & Apprenticeship Fund

Help get the country moving by getting the skills employers need now!

Start a course covered by the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) in Semester 2, 2022 and you’ll study for free* until 30 June 2023.

Designed to help New Zealand grow post-Covid, the TTAF means a range of industry-specific courses are fees-free until 30 June 2023. Please note: TTAF courses which start in 2022 and continue beyond June 2023 will incur fees (after 30 June 2023).

You can find out more about the TTAF offer here. You could also be eligible for first year fees-free – find out more here.

*Fees will be covered by Te Pūkenga during this time.

Fees-Free TTAF study options at Ara:

 

 

Full-time

Part-time

Hospitality and Service Industries

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Managed Apprenticeship)

Level 4  

Health and Wellbeing

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)

Level 4  

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Mental Health and Addiction Support)

Level 4  

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Community Facilitation)

Level 4  

Engineering and Architecture

New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology

Level 6  

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Construction Management)

Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying)

Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Civil

Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Electrical

Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Mechanical

Level 6
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Electronic Level 6

Trades

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Theory)

Level 3  

New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Level 3  

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Level 3  

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Painting & Decorating strand

Level 3  

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand

Level 3  

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Carpentry strand

Level 3  

Agribusiness Management

Diploma in Agribusiness Management

Level 5  

ICT/Computing

New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

Level 5  

New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity

Level 6  
New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design Level 5  
New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration Level 6  
New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials Level 4