Value your experience

Use yours to fast-track your way to a formal qualification.
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Have you got work experience, but no qualification to match? Otago Polytechnic recognises that attaining the qualification you deserve can sometimes seem like an unreachable luxury. That’s why we created Capable NZ.

Capable NZ recognises what you already know and supports you to gain a NZQA qualification in record time.

Sound too good to be true? It’s not!

Apply and start any time
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How to fast track your qualification

Browse our website and see what Capable NZ programmes relate to your work and life experience
Found one that matches? Start your application through Otago Polytechnic
Unsure what's right for you?
Enquire and we will help you through the process
Graduate with your NZQA qualification from Otago Polytechnic!

“The recognition of prior learning is just phenomenal and it’s so relevant and so valid. I’d recommend Capable NZ to anyone.”

Shirley Kerr
Bachelor of Applied Management.

Most popular programmes

Bachelor of Applied Management

This degree validates and extends your knowledge and skills as an experienced practitioner of management and leadership.

Bachelor of Social Service

This degree builds on the solid foundation gained in your social services career and allows you to choose a specialisation.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

This degree develops your already deep understanding of the principles and practical application of modern technology in your area of expertise.

NZ Diploma in Construction (Construction Management)

This degree recognises your knowledge and skills as an experienced practitioner across a range of construction management roles.

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