Skydiving is an exciting career and the New Zealand Skydiving School welcomes applications from all over the world.  We are committed to ensuring that students who come to study at our school are well informed, safe and properly cared for during their time with us and as such, we are a signatory to the The Education ( Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016.  This means we are approved to enrol international students and have set standards in place, to ensure adequate care is provided to all international students while studying at the New Zealand Skydiving School.


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As an international student, we understand that you might have many questions about the Diploma, the New Zealand Skydiving School and studying in New Zealand.  We are here to help you every step of the way.

  • Inquiry - When you contact us, we will send you the prospectus which contains all the information you need, including course fees, equipment requirements and pre-requisites for joining the Diploma in Commercial Skydiving.  
  • Application - We will help you through the application process, including arranging a skype interview with our Course Director and providing advise on NZ study visa requirements and travel insurance.
  • Enrolment - You will have ongoing communication with our staff, to assist you through the enrolment process.
  • Help before you arrive - We will send you our International Student Handbook which is full of useful information about NZSS, studying in New Zealand and the help and support that will be provided while you are here.  We also provide you with a buddy, who is a current student at NZSS, who will contact you prior to your arrival.
  • Transport & accommodation - We will provide transport options to get you from Auckland City to NZSS and will also help you organise your accommodation.
  • Orientation - Before your first day at NZSS, your buddy will assist you settling in and getting organised, so you are ready for day one of your Diploma.

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We care and we understand that the transition to studying in New Zealand can be difficult for some students, we aim to make it as easy as possible for you.  We have a team of highly qualified and internationally experienced instructors and tutors who will support you throughout your Diploma, helping you learn a range of new skills, getting you ready for a skydiving career which could take you anywhere in the world!