Learn English

Improve your English. Improve your opportunities!

If you are a migrant or refugee living in New Zealand, learning English at Wintec will make it easier to study and work.

Many of our courses are ​free to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents and will enable you to continue studying other courses at Wintec.​​

Cambridge English Exams

Wintec is now an authorised centre to offer Cambridge English Language assessments.

Our first test will take place on 27 July 2017. Click here to see available dates for taking the exam. Registration deadlines for each test date are six weeks prior to the test date.

Cost: $335 per test

To apply to sit the Cambridge English Exam, complete the application form and send the form along with a scanned photo of your passport ID page to meg.shovelton@wintec.ac.nz Alternatively, you can register in person at Wintec's Centre for Languages at C Block, City Campus.

Candidates who want to register for 'Cambridge English: First (FCE)' should do so at Centre for Languages.

For further enquiries please email: Meg.Shovelton@wintec.ac.nz

To find out more about Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of University of Cambridge go to www.cambridgeenglish.org.

Occupational English Test (OET)

Wintec is an official testing venue for Occupational English Test (OET). OET is the leading English language test specifically designed for healthcare professionals.

Occupational English Test:

  • Is designed to test the English language proficiency of health professionals in 12 specific fields;
  • Is valid and reliable, developed and revised by subject experts;
  • Tests reading, writing, listening and speaking skills using real healthcare scenarios;
  • Ensures profession-specific English language skills to safeguard patient safety and quality of care.

Registration is now open for the Occupational English Test (OET) at Wintec.

To register, or for more information visit occupationalenglishtest.org

OET Test Dates

Test dateApplications openResults published
Saturday, 8 April 201716 February - 15 March4 May 2017
Saturday, 13 May 201716 March - 19 April5 June 2017
Saturday, 10 July 201720 April - 17 May4 July 2017
Saturday, 9 July 201718 May - 14 June31 July 2017
Saturday, 5 August 201715 June  - 12 July28 August 2017
Saturday, 2 September 201713 July - 9 August25 September 2017
Saturday, 7 October 201710 August - 13 September30 October 2017
Saturday, 4 November 201714 September - 11 October28 November 2017
Saturday, 3 December 201712 October - 8 November22 December 2017

Upcoming Events

  • Open Day 2018

    Wintec’s Open Day is all about helping you make decisions about your future, and how to take the next step to get there! Open Day is all about giving you the opportunity to find out what programme/career fits you.