New Zealand Diploma in Design (Advanced Kitchen Design/​Advanced Bathroom Design)

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Interior and Environmental Design


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Entry requirements

Prerequisite for entry: New Zealand Certificate in Design (Level 5) (with strands in Kitchen Design or Bathroom Design) [Ref: 3221] or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

For the purpose of this qualification, commercial spaces may include retail spaces, cafes, workplaces, apartments, schools, community spaces, cultural spaces, retirement villages, workplaces, outdoor spaces, and cultural spaces. It does not include commercial kitchens as found in restaurants.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for those already working in the kitchen and bathroom design industry to further their knowledge and skills at an advanced level.

The qualification is designed to provide the kitchen and bathroom design industry with qualified people who have the specialist knowledge and skills required to design functional and aesthetic kitchens or bathrooms from conception to installation in a variety of commercial spaces, as well as design for special needs and multi-storey buildings, and using principles of sustainability.

The contextual endorsement for this qualification recognises the context within which the graduate profile outcomes have been achieved.

Graduates will be capable of working autonomously in a range of situations and managing their own learning in dynamic and varied contexts. They will also be able to take responsibility for leadership in the design process, in the context of managing and/or operating a professional kitchen or bathroom interior design practice.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Urban Environment at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

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Jubilee Trust Education Grants

Provided by:

CCS Disability Action - Northern Region - Cook Opie Trust



up to $10,000

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Timber Design Society Research Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Timber Design Society Inc. - The Administrator



Maximum value of $3,000.

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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: (04) 381 6430
Fax: (04) 381 6431

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