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Ignite Colleges

What you can study at Ignite


If you like to work hard and play hard, your dream job could be right here in hospitality. It’s an industry that’s fun, fast-paced and full of options – and your skills will be in hot demand across the globe. Opportunities in the hospitality industry are as diverse as they are dynamic, and employers are crying out for skilled staff. Become a bartender, manage a cafe, or work on a cruise ship. Better yet, go to the next level and head into hospitality management. There’s never been a better time to get qualified and launch your hospitality career.


Love cooking for friends and family? Never miss an episode of MasterChef? If the kitchen is your happy place, consider a career in culinary arts. Ignite Colleges’ unique cookery programmes will take you from enthusiastic cook to chef extraordinaire. New Zealand is facing a huge shortage of trained chefs, so you’ll be in hot demand with employers. What are you waiting for? Unlock your inner Jamie Oliver and whisk your way to a brighter future.

Early Childhood

Play a pivotal role in shaping tomorrow’s world, by helping grow the minds of today’s children. If you love kids, and you’re looking for a rewarding, meaningful career, it doesn’t get much better than early childhood education. It’s hands-on, fun and no two days are the same. Better still an early childhood qualification opens doors to a wide range of career options – work as a nanny or in an ECE centre, become a play specialist, or work with children with special needs. Looking for adventure? Spread your wings and teach overseas!


If you really want to make an impact on your community and the lives of others, the healthcare sector is unbeatable. There is huge employer demand for dedicated and qualified healthcare workers - and thanks to the country’s growing, aging population it’s a sector that’s on the rise. Employment opportunities are vast, and offer the chance to make a real difference. Working as a health professional will set you on the path of a truly rewarding career – a career that touches peoples’ lives in a way no other profession can.

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