With almost three decades’ experience in training IT professionals, AMES - The Institute of IT is one of New Zealand's leading IT education providers. Whether you choose to specialise in Computer Hardware, Software Development or Cloud Technology; at AMES we provide our students with industry-ready training that creates a gateway to the IT industry and jobs of the future.
If you want to explore virtual reality, augmented reality, mobile game development, website development and application development our Bachelor of Creative Software is for you. Our degree programme has a very strong creative focus. All learning is project based, so you’ll learn by doing just like you would in the workplace.
If you’d like to gain knowledge and hands-on skills in computer hardware & networking, software development, or cloud technology our diploma programmes are for you! You can choose to learn about network infrastructure, cloud based solutions or website and application development.
If you’re looking at completing a short and sharp IT certificate programme in hardware or software we’ve got a certificate programme for you. All of our certificate programmes are a great opportunity to dip your toes in the tech pool, up-skill or even get a feel for the industry.
AMES specialises in working with national and international IT businesses to develop and deliver industry-led IT training so that you can graduate confident in your ability to enter the domestic or global IT industry.
Demand for specialists in the IT sector is high. With over 6,000 IT jobs currently available in New Zealand, the IT sector was recently named by Newshub as one of 2018’s most in-demand career opportunities. There are also more IT jobs advertised in New Zealand than any other type of role.
Not only are your prospects of landing a job straight out of AMES good, so is the money! Digital and IT roles are some of the highest paid jobs in New Zealand. In fact, the New Zealand Digital Skills forum say that the median base salary in the ICT industry is currently around $82,000.
Study with AMES and you will also gain access to our exclusive Grad Platform hiring website.
This digital portal is where graduates can showcase their skills and apply for jobs. Employers can also post jobs and connect with graduates through the Grad Platform.
Our Auckland Campus
Located on upper Queen Street, our campus is in the heart of Auckland City– just a short stroll to Karangahape Road’s array of shops and cafes as well as Auckland’s Central Business District.
Our uniquely fitted-out learning spaces and games room provide an environment with lots of opportunities to meet other like-minded people and be part of the energy and excitement of exploring new technologies.
Start dates to suit your schedule
AMES – The Institute of IT has a number of intake start dates to suit your schedule. We have brand new intakes for a number of our courses coming up in May and July 2018. If you can’t see a timetable that works for you, however, simply talk to our friendly recruitment team to see how we can accommodate your study requirements.