Work Rights Information
While studying at FIAT for a full two year programme you are under current rules eligible to work for:
- When you are a full-time student, you can work up to 20 hours a week during study periods and full time in statutory holidays. Please see the visa conditions in your passport. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/options/study/working-during-after-your-study/working-on-a-student-visa
- After successful completion of the study, you can get one year Post study work visa (Open) and with suitable job offer, it can be converted Essential skills visa. . During this period you can work full time. https://www.immigration.govt.nz/new-zealand-visas/options/study/working-during-after-your-study/staying-to-work-after-study
- The current training wages is NZ $16 per hour and current minimum wages are $20 per hour. Your employer will deduct taxes before paying the wages to you. The minimum wage might change from time to time. https://www.employment.govt.nz/hours-and-wages/pay/minimum-wage/minimum-wage-rates/
- Please check up the relevant web sites to know the up-to-date information on these aspects.