Why choose a course with AMES - The Institute of IT?

Established in 1991, AMES is one of New Zealand’s leading IT education providers.  We support and inspire dynamic, team-orientated and technically talented graduates who contribute to New Zealand’s global reputation as leaders and innovators in the IT and emerging technologies sectors.

A gateway to the careers of the future

AMES provides students with a gateway to the IT industry and jobs of the future. The institute works in conjunction with several national and international businesses to deliver the very best international training while ensuring that our students are equipped with all the core skills that the local industry requires.  

Internationally recognised industry qualifications

AMES also enables students to complete a range of internationally recognised qualifications such as Microsoft training, CISCO, and CompTIA so that our graduates are successfully employed in their chosen IT career both here in New Zealand and throughout the world.

Industry-led IT training

Our tutors come have all had real-life industry experience working with IT and emerging technologies. They use their expertise to inform their teaching practices and are up-to-date with all the latest developments in the tech sector.

A NZQA Category One education provider

AMES is accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 to provide education and training and has received a ‘Category 1’ education provider evaluation – the highest grade possible. This categorisation means that AMES is a renowned high-performing tertiary education provider.

AMES – The Institute of IT is part of New Education Group, New Zealand’s leading independent provider of vocational training.  Animation College, as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications that are offered by AMES – The Institute of IT.