Personalised Support
Beautiful Wellington New Zealand


We are here to help “making your futures happen” through
our well-established pathways to employment and higher education for you.

Internship service

For eligible diploma students of:
- New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6
- Graduate Diploma in Tourism MGTN L7

Degree Pathways

- Massey University
- Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
- WelTec & Whitireia

Pathways to
Sustainable Employment

- Hospitality sector
- Retail sector
- Business admin
- more...

Degree Pathway Scholarship up to $8,000

$8,000 Degree Pathway Scholarship via
New Zealand Certificate English Language (NZCEL) programmes


The small classes make our commitment to strong personalised support a reality.

Course available
Class Size (ESOL)
Class Size (Diploma)
Staff members


For eligible domestic students

"How do we make your future happen?"

Employment Placement Services (EPS)
$0.00 From 12 weeks
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  • Funded by Ministry of Social Development (MSD)
$0.00 From four weeks
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  • Funded by Ministry of Social Development (MSD)
Barista Certificate Training (BCT)
$0.00 From two weeks
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  • Funded by Ministry of Social Development (MSD)
Intensive Literacy and Numeracy (ILN)
$0.00 From 80 hours
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  • Funded by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)
Free English Class for Beginners (ESOL)
$0.00 From 80 hours
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  • Funded by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)
Workplace Literacy and Numeracy (WPL)
$0.00 From 40 hours
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  • Funded by Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)


“How do we make your future happen?”

0 University Transfer

We help students to
transfer credits
and apply for
university programmes

0 Polytechnic Transfer

We help students to
transfer credits
and apply for
polytechnic programmes

0 High School Transfer

We help students
to apply for
high school

0 Guaranteed Homestay

Wellington airport
pick up and
homestay arrangement
0 TicketSpider

Flight ticking
0 Discount insurance

Discount medical
and travel insurance


The EMS team takes pride in assisting each of you to follow your life dreams and
succeed in your future studies and employment.

James Dearnley
Academic Manager
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James has considerable academic experience as a Senior Lecturer and programme developer and leader for degree programmes at Loughborough University (United Kingdom). He was previously employed by NZQA as a Senior Evaluator / Team Leader in the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnic team (Quality Assurance Division).
Jane Field
Director of Studies
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Derek Lowe
Business Manager
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Derek is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and now resides in the Wairarapa with his family. He has lived in New Zealand since 2007 and has worked in various roles in both the public and private sectors. His favourite part of his current role at EMS is helping others further themselves through training and development. When he is not at work he spends as much time with his friends and family.
Nathaniel Rowe
Industry Partnership Manager
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Nathaniel joined EMS with an extensive retail and hospitality background in New Zealand, Australia, and the United States. Nathaniel manages our EPS programme for the retail and hospitality industries. His speciality is in coffee and barista training, He also provides advice and support on interviewing processes, including writing cover letters, CVs and preparation for interviews.
Sabrina Sun
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Sabrina is the EMS Registrar, and holds a Bachelor of Business Information Degree from Massey University. She has previous experience of working as an administrator, student advisor and payroll officer.
Kate Spancer
Trainer | Career Advisor
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Kate started off a student at EMS. She has honed her skills in the Café industry. Kate strives to guide learners in developing valuable skills, and to help build confidence in everyone that she works with. Her motive is to further her own knowledge and pay it forward in an environment that pairs both coffee, and inspiring others to decide their own future.
Maree Sarkis
Operation Assistant
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Jason Neilson
Employment Placement Officer
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Jason has worked in various Wellington restaurants – Maria Pia’s, Anise and Floridita’s. In 2007 he was one of the founding shareholders in the Mojo coffee group and still has ties in the business today. Jason is currently the executive chef for Trinity Group. Jason’s role as an Employment Placement Officer is to assist our learners in finding work both in the Hospitality and Retail industries.
Peter Richard
Diploma Tutor
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Neeru Choudhary
Diploma Tutor
Catherine Travers
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Alwyn Jong
ILN / ESOL Tutor
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Rose Feng
ILN / ESOL Tutor (Johnsonville)
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Elaine Li
Marketing Executive (Auckland)
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Thuy Bui
Bilingual ESOL / PELT Tutor (Vietnamese)
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Min Liu
Bilingual ESOL / PELT Tutor (Chinese)
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Beautiful Wellington

"Coolest little capital city in the world"


Elite Management School (EMS)
Levels 6,3&4 Grand Central Tower
76-86 Manners Street
Wellington 6011, NEW ZEALAND

"We are located in the heart of the city"

Grand Central Tower
76-86 Manners Street Wellington 6011
[email protected]
+64 4 801 9180