This is one of the largest tertiary providers in the Bay of Plenty and ranked 8592 at a world-wide level by Webometrics. From entry level certificates to postgraduate level, the institute offers more than 200 study options. The options are life sciences, architecture, art & design, beauty & hairdressing business, carpentry, computing & IT, creative, culinary arts, engineering, English, environmental sciences, fashion, health, legal, maritime, marine, social sciences, road transport, warehousing & logistics, sports, teaching, tourism, wood, and manufacturing. More than 75% of students spend part of their course undertaking work placements, which help facilitate valuable connections between students and potential employers. Campuses are located at Mokoia, Taupo, Tokoroa, Waipa, Whakatane, Windermere and a number of smaller venues and sites.