Wellington Institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology

The Wellington Institute of Technology, or WelTec is a public New Zealand polytechnic based in Petone, Lower Hutt. WelTec was formed by an amalgamation between the Central Institute of Technology and the Hutt Valley Polytechnic in 2001. Hutt Valley Polytechnic was established in 1904.

WelTec delivers vocational education to about 8000 students every year.

WelTec offers over 140 courses in disciplines ranging from hospitality, business, information technology, visual arts, counselling, engineering and construction.

Our passion for the future is based on solid foundations. WelTec has had an important place within the wider Wellington region for over 100 years. We offer a comprehensive range of education to almost 11,000 students each year.

Our teaching is enhanced by the positive industry relationships we develop and enjoy. We work closely with employers so that we, and they, are confident that our graduates have the skills they need to succeed in the workplace.

WelTec’s business, industry and professional partnerships are of enormous benefit to you. Students work on real projects and employers often recruit our graduates directly from WelTec. You will find that everyone who works at WelTec is committed to making it a supportive and friendly place to learn. You will find inspiration and support here, as well as an excellent education