Whitireia and WelTec have been strategic partners since 2012. WelTec is one of New Zealand’s oldest tertiary education institutions and the second-oldest in Wellington. The institute holds a world-wide rank of 9355 from Webometrics. Around 8000 students are trained every year. The programmes offered are future-focussed, developed alongside industry and provide students with necessary practical skills. Business, construction, creative, engineering, health & social services, hospitality, IT, English and foundation studies are the broad subject areas offered to students.