New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Field Operations

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

Engineering and Related Technologies


Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Completion of one of the strands is required to achieve this qualification. If the workplace has a gas or steam turbine learners can also complete one of the optional strands. The qualification cannot be achieved by completion of the optional strands alone.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the energy and chemical plant industry with competent workers who have attained the operational skills and knowledge required to work as control room operators.

This qualification is suitable for individuals working as process operators in an energy and chemical plant, or those wishing to enter the role.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specialist knowledge and skills required to operate a range of energy and chemical plant equipment and processes.

Graduates of the optional strands will also be able to operate a gas or steam turbine.

Graduates will be capable of operating an energy and chemical plant in a self-managed capacity under broad guidance.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

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Scholarship information

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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

Fax: (04) 494 0006

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