English Teaching College

English Teaching College (ETC) offers an excellent range of full and part-time English programmes to support study from beginners through to advanced academics.


The English Teaching College (ETC) offers the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) for academic study, a high school programme, an English for Health Professional programme, a Demi-pair programme, and the New Zealand Certificate in English Language, from Level One through to Level Four. 

ETC has small classes, a range of course lengths and flexible start dates. Study hours are usually 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday. 

International students are welcome to study at ETC, where students are offered intensive language programmes ensuring they maximise their learning. ETC can also arrange accommodation, insurance and activities. 

ETC is government funded to offer free and subsidised English and numeracy courses for permanent residents and New Zealand citizens.

Physical Address

140 The Square
Palmerston North

Contact us

+64 6 357 7107
+64 6 353 2266

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