Bay Learning Academy – Celebrating 10 Years!

FAQs | International Students

How many students are in the classes?

We have small classrooms. We aim to limit the number of students per class to 8 in Mt Maunganui.

Do I get a certificate?

When you have completed the work for your level, and passed the tests you will receive a Certificate.
We also offer Attendance certificates.

Are your teachers qualified?

All our teachers are qualified and many have several years experience both in NZ and overseas. We understand what it is to be outside your comfort zone. Our teachers have regular Professional Development courses and care is taken that they teach to the highest level possible.

Do I need IELTS to come to your school?

For General English, no.

Is my money safe?

Yes. You pay your fees into the Public Trust. We will provide you with a student Number and you can deposit them directly. The Public Trust is owned by the government and they then pay us as you are doing your course. If anything happens to this school your fees are safe and can be transferred to another school or refunded from there.

Do you offer flexible re-booking and cancellation arrangements because of COVID?

Yes we do and not just for COVID. Life can be unpredictable and we understand that. Just stay in touc and contact us if there is an issue.