About Us

Who is Ignite Colleges?

Ignite Colleges is owned and managed by three New Zealanders with more than 30 years’ experience in the tertiary education sector. We have managed large colleges in Auckland and Hamilton. We know what it takes to run a high quality, employment focussed college that builds students’ confidence in their natural abilities and encourages them to raise their aspirations for their futures.

Why Study with us?

At Ignite Colleges we dream big. And we’re here to help you dream big too! We want you to be the best you can be, and we’ll support and encourage you every step of the way.

  • Our personal touch and family feel will put you at ease so you can unlock your potential
  • First-class facilities mean you’ll have everything you need to master practical, hands-on skills
  • Our inspiring tutors come direct from industry - they know what it takes to succeed and will switch your mind onto learning
  • We’re connected with New Zealand’s fastest growing industries and employers are lining up for our graduates

Together, we’ll Ignite your career!

Vision and Values

Our Vision for this college is: To develop the highest performing, inspirational tertiary college, offering programmes of study that lead to strong employment opportunities and a brighter and fulfilling future for our students and their families.

Values

Dream big

Believe

Inspire

Excel

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Location

Our cutting edge facilities, friendly, welcoming atmosphere and convenient central location make Ignite Colleges the ideal place to train for your new career. We are right by public transport so you don’t even need a car!

We are located at 98 Kerrs Road, Manukau.


How we support you

At Ignite Colleges we are here for you every step of the way. We will support and encourage you from the moment you enrol with us until after you graduate. We will even help you find a great job! Here at Ignite, we do everything in our power to help you become the best you can be.


Student Services Levy

A student services fee of $200 (GST Inclusive) per full-time student will be set in 2018. The fee funds key services for students to assist their success, retention and overall well-being while studying at Ignite Colleges. All domestic students must pay the fee and can borrow the amount against their student loan. Full details here


Student Handbooks

This handbook includes the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of Ignite as well as information to assist you to settle into studying at Ignite.

Domestic Student Handbook

International Student Handbook

Latest News

Ignite the Chef in You
Ignite the Chef in You

Some of New Zealand’s best chefs will showcase their favorite recipes in a new web series ‘Ignite the Chef in You’, just launched at Ignite Colleges cookery school in Manukau. Filming for episode one kicked off with Clooney Head Chef...

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NZ Chefs Unite at Ignite
NZ Chefs Unite at Ignite

Talented chefs from the past, present and future joined forces last night in a special culinary event showcasing New Zealand’s finest.

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Ignite Student laps up gastronomy tour of Spain
Ignite Student laps up gastronomy tour of Spain

She’s just a few weeks into her Spanish gastronomic adventure, but Ignite Colleges cookery student Angela Scrivener has already gained more than a taste of the country’s best offerings.

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