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Diploma in Engineering Technology (Highways) from Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki
Min 3 yrs sec school & 48 credits in 4 subjects at NCEA lv2, incl maths (algebra, trig, geometry preferred) or equiv quals. Applicants over 20 may be admitted with technical reading, writing & maths and satisfactory involvement in engineering
What can I learn during this qualification?
Geotechnical Engineering. Highway Engineering. Traffic Engineering. Engineering Management (Civil). Engineering Project. Pavement Engineering. Transportation Engineering. Geometric Design. Materials (Civil). Land Surverying. Mathematics. Hydraulics (Civil)
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates wil be able to: creatively plan, design, control, budget & prioritise road construction & maintenance programmes. Supervise, direct & manage roading projects. Implement & complete projects with limited supervision. Undertake a wide range of support activities, including organisation, management administration, liaison & public relations. Analyse & evaluate technical & economical options. Design road alighment, drainage & pavement structures. Perform a significant supervisory role
Scholarships for this qualification
AusImm NZ Branch Education Endowment Trust (EET) - Honours Project Grant
- Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (NZ) Branch - Secretary
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki training provider details
Main Campus Office
Devon Street West
Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)