Biblically-Based Diplomas & Degrees
BTI is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the NZ Charities Commission.
Located in Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty, and accredited by NZQA with approval by Education Council NZ and the Social Workers Registration Board, BTI is highly regarded by students, alumni, schools, ECE centres and agencies for providing high quality biblically-based diplomas, degrees and graduate diploma qualifications in teaching, counselling and social work.
We also offer a Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Practice and a Master of Professional Practice qualification, accredited by NZQA, as well as Professional Development workshops.
BTI is a member of Independent Tertiary Institutions and is part of the Christian Education Trust group of companies that includes Bethlehem College, Bay of Plenty English Language School and Bethlehem Early Learning Centres.
BTI's Vision, Mission & Values
Our VISION: To be a relational, responsive and transformational Christ-following tertiary learning community committed to growing a faithful expression of the Kingdom of God on earth.
Our MISSION: To provide Christ-centred, biblically informed professional preparation, development and research for influential service.
Our VALUES: In terms of our life and work we value:
NZQA rates BTI as a category 1 provider - Highly Confident for educational performance and Highly Confident in self-assessment capability.