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Welcome to NZLC

Welcome to one of the world’s leading English Languages Centres!


We aim to be at the forefront of English language education.

We are serious about English education, and for nearly 30 years our dedicated and professional staff have constantly developed our programmes in line with the latest teaching methods of the ESL industry.

We provide our students with the highest standards in English language tuition and ensure that all our students achieve their full potential. Our caring and friendly student services team work hard to take care of each and every student, within our safe and welcoming environment.

We strive to make sure our students have a truly memorable and unique experience while in our beautiful New Zealand.

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

Our Mission

Our school provides industry-leading English language education that will enrich your life and create pathways for you to new opportunities in New Zealand and beyond.

STM Star Awards Winner.
The NZLC team is highly honoured to have been chosen as the winner of the STM Star English Language School Award – Southern Hemisphere in 20142015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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 NZLC 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 November 2017. 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.

NZLC - NZQA Category 1

NZLC holds Category 1 status NZLC is a private training establishment registered by NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority).

View the EER Report for NZLC.