Joining the profession
Interested in a career in teaching? Find steps and key information about how to get started
Find out about applying for or renewing your practising certificate.
For beginning teachers
Find your next steps after graduating from your ITE programme
For relief teachers
Find information about being issued with or renewing a practising certificate for relief teaching
For overseas-trained teachers
Information for teachers trained overseas who want to teach in New Zealand.
For professional leaders
Find information for professional leaders and employers in the teaching sector, to help you support certificated teachers.
For Limited Authority to Teach
Limited Authority to Teach (LAT) enables people without a teaching qualification to teach in positions where there’s need for specialist skills or skills are in short supply.
Fee and Levy information
Find out about the fee and levy you will need to pay for registration, certification, or renewal of certification.