Work Rights Information
As NCH4A is a full two year programme you are 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.
- 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 to Post-study work visa (Employer Assisted) for two years. During this period you can work full time.
- The current training wages is NZ$10.80 per hour and current minimum wages are $14.75 per hour. Your employer will deduct taxes before paying the wages to you. http://employment.govt.nz/er/pay/minimumwage/
- Please check up the relevant web site to know the up-to-date information on these aspects.