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

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.

NZQA Category One

Animation College New Zealand is a Category 1 provider, and as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications offered by Yoobee School of Design, AMES – The Institute of IT, D&A and South Seas Film & Television School. Animation College is part of New Education Group, ACG Education’s vocational and higher learning division, which operates six Category 1, registered Private Training Establishments (PTEs). Each of the six PTEs awards its own qualifications. The PTEs have a number of colleges which operate in the marketplace,  Animation College New Zealand is a Category 1 provider, and as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications offered by AMES – The Institute of IT.