New Zealand Diploma in Engineering
Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the engineering industry with engineering technicians specialised in civil, electrical, electronics, mechanical or fire engineering.
Graduates will be capable of operating at a technician level scope of practice as outlined by the Dublin Accord (International Engineering Alliance, 2002).
Engineering Technicians implement proven engineering techniques and procedures to solve practical engineering problems. They apply safe systems of work and contribute to the design, development, manufacture, commissioning, operation and maintenance of products, processes and services.
Key Information for Students
Entry requirements are recommended to be: NCEA Level 2, and a minimum total of 48 credits at Level 2 in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics (preferably from algebra, calculus and/or trigonometry Achievement Standards) equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge), or equivalent credits from appropriate trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience minimum of 10 literacy credits at Level 1 or higher (for those who achieved NCEA Level 2 before 2013). In addition to meeting the minimum entry criteria, those applicants for whom English is a second language (including International students) must meet IELTS overall Band Score (Academic) of 6.0, with no individual score less than 5.5, or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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