New Zealand Education Agent Course (NZEAC)

Explore student recruitment opportunities in New Zealand, a study destination known for its rich culture, inclusivity and student-centred learning.
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ABOUT THE COURSE Diversify your student recruitment efforts to New Zealand.

New Zealand is a highly regarded study destination known for its rich culture, stunning landscapes, world-class universities, and welcoming people. Developed by ICEF in consultation with Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao (ENZ), the New Zealand Education Agent Course (NZEAC) equips agents and counsellors with the knowledge and skills needed to tap into this opportunity market.

By enrolling, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the country’s education system and study options, enabling you to develop specialist skills for advising students who wish to study in the country. The course also covers ethical practices, recruitment strategies, and essential resources, ensuring that you are well-prepared to expand your recruitment efforts to this exciting destination.


Course overview

  • What The New Zealand Education Agent Training Course is a modular, self-paced course which explores NZ student recruitment best practices.
  • Why Equip yourself with an industry-recognised ICEF certification and join a global directory of agents specialised in New Zealand as a study destination.
  • Who The course is for agents and counsellors of all experience levels who wish to guide students aspiring to study in New Zealand.

Become a globally recognised expert

  • Prepare Take the comprehensive course and practice tests to prepare for the certification exam.
  • Book Purchase the NZEAC exam, upload your official ID and complete your profile for verification by our team.
  • Get Certified Answer 80% of questions correctly in the exam to earn your certification.


When you take this course you’ll learn all about:

  • New Zealand's culture, history, economy, and quality of life.

  • The structure of the education system and types of institutions in New Zealand.

  • Country-specific legal, ethical, and quality best practices.

  • Guiding students effectively to their ideal New Zealand study experience.

Pass the NZEAC exam to receive the New Zealand Education Agent Course (NZEAC) certificate.

The NZEAC exam can be taken online or in person at some ICEF events.

You will be notified of your results within 5 working days if taking the exam online. If taken in person results are available immediately upon completion.

Successful participants will receive the NZ Course Graduate (NZCG) certificate.


Check if you are eligible to take the exam.

There are no specific prerequisites for taking the NZEAC and the NZEAC exam, however minimum English language proficiency of IELTS 5.0/TOEFL PBT 500/TOEL iBT 61 is advised.

Participation in ICEF events is not required to take the course.

Invest in your professional development.

Study for the NZEAC is free and is delivered in a self-paced modular format.

The charge for the NZEAC test is €295. This fee allows for up to three attempts at the final test if required.

Discounts are available for multiple bookings for counsellors within the same agency or to members of educational agency associations that enter into an agreement with ICEF.

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