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Diploma in Engineering Technology (Highways) from Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Contact info

Phone: 0800 948 896

Entry requirements

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

Common Questions

Subject area:
Engineering and Related Technologies
Diploma Level 6
Credits gained on completion of this course:

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

Examples of related scholarships

Alliance Group Ltd Undergraduate Bursary

Alliance Group Ltd
$2,000 per annum


This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search Generosity's database at your college, university or local library.

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki training provider details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 948 896    Phone: (06) 757 3100    Fax: (06) 757 3236    Email: a.vanderwatt@witt.ac.nz    Web: http://www.WITTWORKS.ac.nz

Other locations

New Plymouth

20 Bell Street
New Plymouth

New Plymouth

Spotswood College
Devon Street West
New Plymouth


169 London Street


Kairau Marae
Matarikoriko Road


Oakura Marae
Main Road

View other courses available through Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (www.nzqa.govt.nz)