ETC is a private New Zealand owned multi-campus school with over 20 years’ experience teaching English and employment skills to local and international students. The College has proven success preparing students for further study at High Schools, Polytechnic, and Universities and also for assisting with work experience placements. ETC offers a vibrant and multicultural learning environment encouraging students to communicate and helping them to develop confidence in all aspects of English.
We have staff who can speak Japanese, Chinese, German, French, Swedish, Spanish and the ability to help student’s access first language support.
The Palmerston North campus is on the main shopping street in the centre of the city, amidst all the popular cafes, restaurants and shops. A home to two large tertiary providers, Massey University and UCOL polytechnic, Palmerston North is buzzing with student life.
ETC Palmerston North has classes at all levels including specialist classes helping students to gain higher level IELTS 6.5 and over.
ETC Palmerston North campus accommodates 140 students in 12 classrooms.
ETC is one of New Zealand’s most multicultural schools hosting students from up to 45 different nationalities. International students study on the same campus as local students and have many opportunities to network and share experiences. Students are encouraged to speak only English at school to maximize their learning inside and outside of the classroom.
Students can join the Speaking Club at the English Corner in Palmerston North on Saturday morning, where they can increase their fluency and confidence in using English while discussing various topics of interest to all involved.
After completing their course, students can continue their study at secondary or tertiary level or find employment (some immigration laws may apply).
Each campus occupies spacious premises offering students a comfortable learning environment and many opportunities to network and develop their communication skills. Kitchen with free tea and coffee facilities - Study Area - Pool table - Free Internet access - Computers with language support - Weekly activities - Speaking Club and English Corner