NZQA Approved & Accredited
Category 1 Since 2010
North Shore Language School
North Shore Language School started in 2003 is a well-known academy with an excellent reputation. We are NZQA approved and accredited and been given the highest rating of "Highly Confident for Educational Performance"
three times consecutively since 2010. Making us a Category 1 Provider.
Testimonials & FAQ
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
— Liam Crotty
Certificate in TESOL
"The staff at NSLS are very professional, with years of teaching experience, but can be approached for any help you may need along the way."
Frequently asked questions
Can I work on a Student Visa?
Yes, Students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during the term and up to 40 hours per week during term breaks. This is allowed because NSLS is a Category 1 provider.
What are the Benefits of Studying in a Category 1 School?
1. Student Visa Work Rights: If students study with us for 14 weeks or longer, their student visa will automatically allow them to get a part-time job during term and to get a full-time job during the holiday period.
What is Fees Free Tertiary Education?
New Zealand students will be able to chase their dreams fees-free from January 2018 thanks to the New Zealand Government’s new tertiary education policy.
North Shore Language School is eligible to offer the first year of tertiary study to New Zealand students free of charge.
This is the first step in the government’s stated intent to extend this policy to two years of fees-free study by 2021 and three years by 2024
Does NSLS provide Student Loan and Allowance?
What is Pathway Student Visa?
We are one of the Pathway Education Providers. A Pathway Student Visa allows an international student to undertake a progression of up to three consecutive programmes of study with selected education providers on a single visa. The visa will be valid up to a maximum of five years.
What is a Category 1 School?
In the most recent review, NZQA reported they are ‘Highly Confident in the Educational Performance of NSLS’. This makes us a Category 1 provider. This was awarded to NSLS by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority in 2010, 2014 and again in 2018.
What are the Other Benefits of Studying at NSLS?
2. Small Students in Class (8 - 12 Students)
3. 100% Approved Student Visa School
4. Competitive Tuition Fee
5. Good enviroment on North Shore: We also pride ourselves on providing a warm, friendly, family-like atmosphere in which all students can happily learn.
What is the Completion Rate of NSLS?
The completion rates for the NZCEL Programmes and the Certificate in TESOL are consistently very high (between 92 and 97 per cent) and well exceed sector medians (NZQA EER Report, 2018).