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Force 4 Families education and training discounts

How can I get the study discount?

To access discounts for study and other exclusive offers, register on the Force 4 Families website.

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Which education providers are offering discounts for veterans?


Auldhouse is a leading IT Training provider located in Wellington, Auckland, and Christchurch. Auldhouse provides training both online or at one of their training centres across New Zealand Auldhouse provide veterans with a 20% discount off Microsoft Office training, Adobe, and Apple software courses. The discount is applied by showing the Force 4 Families code to your Auldhouse retailer.

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Massey University 

Massey University has campuses in Palmerston North, Auckland, Wellington and leads in the provision of distance learning. They provide veterans with a 30% discount off domestic tuition fees and the Student Services Levy. Massey’s Academic Advisers and Student Recruitment Advisers can assist you choose your qualification, check your eligibility, and plan your study. The discount is applied differently if you are a new or returning student.

New students: Enrol online and follow the Force 4 Families ‘self-funding’ instructions. 

Returning students: Submit your study application and email with the following details:

  • your student ID number
  • Force 4 Families discount code 
  • your service number.

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Open Polytechnic 

The Open Polytech is New Zealand’s leading distance and online learning provider and provides veterans with a 50% discount off their standard tuition fees. The discount is applied by entering the F4F code when enrolling (online) for study.

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UCOL – Universal College of Learning

UCOL has campuses in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa, and Horowhenua. They provide veterans with a 33.3% discount off standard tuition fees and 50% off their Student Services Levy for veterans. The discount is applied by showing the F4F code when enrolling for study with your enrolment form.

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Are my family members able to receive the discount?

The education discount is only available to veterans who have served in the New Zealand Defence Force.

Who do I contact to discuss my study options?

Each education provider has information available on their website. They have helpful staff and study advisors who can answer any questions that you have.

My education provider has not applied the discount, what do I do?

Check the invoice for a phone number and make contact with the provider to ask them to apply the discount.

I have done all the above and can’t access the discount. Can NZDF assist?

Yes, please email


22 February 2021