New Zealand Diploma in Engineering
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
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
NCEA Level 2 which must include: 12 credits in Literacy Level 1 or above and 12 credits in Mathematics (including Algebra, Calculus or Geometry) Level 2 or above OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Pathway or equivalent OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. English requirement: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest)
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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Examples of related scholarships
Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women in Technology and Engineering
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Where does this information come from?
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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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