New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Practice)

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Industrial Engineering


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Entry requirements

It is recommended that candidates have achieved the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 2) with a course endorsement in Mathematics and English, and either Physics or General Science before starting the qualification. It is also recommended that candidates have completed a course of study covering fundamental electrical theory.

It is recommended that this qualification is undertaken either concurrently or consecutively to the New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Theory) (Level 4) [Ref: 2252].

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide industry with individuals who can apply Industrial Measurement and Control (IMC) knowledge and practical skills. It is intended for people that are in an IMC apprenticeship/working in an IMC workplace.

This qualification complements and builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Theory) (Level 4) [Ref: 2252], and recognises the practical application of the knowledge and skills required to safely and competently install, commission, service, and maintain industrial measurement and control equipment and systems.

Candidates pursuing this qualification who do not hold registration with the Electrical Workers Registration Board should note that it may be a legal requirement for them to obtain registration as an electrician or electrical service technician, depending on the nature of their work.

Graduates will be capable of operating as an instrumentation technician.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hauraki Greenland Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Justice



$5,000 pa

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary



Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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