Mō Mātou  About us

Kia Ora. Welcome to CPIT.

CPIT based in Christchurch, New Zealand is an inspiring place that changes lives. We support and empower people to succeed because we know that when an individual succeeds, the whole community benefits.

The CPIT experience is all about learning, respect, innovation, connection and success.  When you engage with us, you contribute to our community and gain from the experience.

For over 100 years we've focused on real-world learning and sustainable career outcomes. We have some of the most talented teachers and staff, innovative business collaborators and supportive community partners around. All are passionate about the role they play in our students' success.

Our students thrive in an inclusive, nurturing, flexible and technology-enhanced study environment where unique learning experiences and meaningful work placement opportunities are the norm. Life on campus is never dull; our students love their time here.

Our graduates head out into the world work-ready and equipped with internationally-relevant qualifications, valuable industry connections, sound career prospects, and skills enabling them to contribute to a sustainable world.

CPIT is a diverse and dynamic community. We value the time of all who connect with us and believe that time invested at CPIT is time is well spent.

Our vision

Leading education for employment in partnership with communities.

Our values

Kia pono/Trust, Kia Tūhono/Connect and Kia Hihiri/Inspire. 

These values, along with the Strategic Drivers of growth, success and sustainability underpin our goals for 2015-2017, which are:

  • Market relevance
  • Graduate outcomes
  • Dynamic learning and environments