New Zealand Diploma in Engineering
Ara Institute of Canterbury
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, electronic, 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).
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements 48 NCEA credits in four subjects at Level 2 including at least 12 credits in mathematics And a minimum of 8 literacy credits at Level 1 or higher including 4 reading and 4 writing or equivalent qualifications, trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience. Alternative requirements Evidence of literacy, and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. CPIT literacy and numeracy assessments are available. English requirements f English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment. IELTS Academic 6.0 (no lower than 5.5 in any subtests). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.
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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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.