Our Why

Vision College provides a wide range of educational opportunities with a number of campuses across New Zealand. Our mission ‘Changing lives through learning’ is what drives us to be among the best educational providers in New Zealand, offering programmes and services that make a real difference in the lives of our learners. 

Our Values:

God Honouring | Whakamānawatanga
Firstly, honouring God and then others – staff, students, stakeholders, and others we connect with.
Tuatahi, ka whakamana i te Atua, tuarua, ka whakahōnore i te tangata, ahakoa ko wai, ahakoa nō whea.

Innovative | Auahatanga
The ability, capacity to look for and see new and fresh ways of doing and approaching things, to improve outcomes and opportunities for others. This may be in small or big ways.
Te āhei ki te titiro whakamua me te rapu i ētehi ara rerekē e nui kē atu ai ngā hua.

Relational | Whakawhanaungatanga
Placing value on connection with people, over things. The essence of walking long term with people, iwi, organisations even through struggles.
Ko te tangata te mea nui. Ka whakatairangahia te poipoi me te atawhai i te tangata i roto i ngā piki me ngā heke o ngā tau.

Purposeful | Whaitake
Being focused and determined to reach a desired and shared outcome.
Ka ū, ka ūpoko pakaru mātou ki te whakatutuki i ō mātou wawata.

Key Strategic Elements:

  • Creating and developing outstanding learning experiences for our students
  • Championing the best in one another – our staff team
  • Building significant Stakeholder/Industry relationship
  • Academic and Business Excellence in our Systems and Processes

Our approach is holistic, developing the whole person to enable our graduates to be effective leaders in both their employment and personal lives. We aim for excellence not only in providing qualifications, but in developing individuals.


Who We Are

Vision College is a division of Activate Training Centre Limited which is a charitable company born out of a desire to invest into the future of New Zealand and the world by growing people. Since 1984, thousands of people have benefitted from the dedication of our staff and their support for learners of all ages and backgrounds. Our staff enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of this mission, seeing changed lives and people growing toward their full potential.

Our students are made up of both New Zealanders and a wide range of international people, making a rich cultural environment across our campuses and equipping people for life! Around 90% of NZ Secondary Schools use resources developed by our division Instant Education Solutions, and our dedicated team of writers are on a continuous path of improving an already excellent range of products based on customer feedback and changing government requirements. 

Whether you are looking for potential courses as part of your future career, or simply wanting to know more about who Activate Training Centre Limited is, you should be able to find all the key information on one of our websites. 


What We Do

Vision College offers a variety of programmes across multiple campuses. You can study from Level 1 Certificates through to Level 7 Degrees.

Vision College has 7 Schools incorporating the following areas of study:

We also offer other non-qualification programmes - ESOL, Quickstart, Employment Placement Services.

All of our programmes are NZQA approved and, where applicable, eligible for students to apply for loans and allowances.


Where We Are

Vision College has campuses located around New Zealand. The four main campuses are located in Hamilton, Christchurch, and Auckland. Each campus has well-appointed buildings, with designated learning areas, computer suites, a cafeteria and/or kitchen for students to use.

Select a Campus location above to see where we are and what programmes are available to study at that specific campus.

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