NZLC Info

We aim above and beyond to be at the forefront of English language education


  • Established 1984
  • Registered and audited by the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)
  • NZQA Category 1 School
  • Foundation member of English New Zealand - guarantee of quality standards
  • Qualified tutors to Cambridge University CELTA level or equivalent
  • Regular progress tests and academic counselling by teachers
  • Student feedback quality and satisfaction surveys
  • NZLC certificate of achievement awarded upon successful course completion
  • IELTS Pre-Testing Centre

STM Star Awards 2014, 2015 and 2016 Winners

The NZLC team is highly honoured to have been chosen as the winner of the STM Star English Language School Award - Southern Hemisphere in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Code of Practice

NZLC have agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the code are available on request from the colleges or from the NZQA website.

NZQA Audit

NZQA is an organisation that carries out quality assurance audits on education providers in New Zealand. 

NZQA conducted an EER (External Evaluation Review) at NZLC in December 2013. NZLC was rated ‘Highly Confident in educational performance’ and ‘Highly confident in capability in self-assessment’. On this basis, NZLC is deemed a Category 1 school by NZQA. This reflects NZLC's dedication to delivering quality English programmes.

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