Make the most of your problem solving skills, knack for numbers and attention to detail with UCOL’s New Zealand Diploma in Engineering, and pursue a career as a qualified engineering technician in a wide range of high-tech industries.
Locations: Palmerston North
Duration: 2 years, full-time or part-time study options available
Dates:27 Feb 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.
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The entry requirements for this programme have been established by the NZBED.
Candidates should have achieved a minimum total of 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 or higher in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics, or equivalent qualifications, trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience.
Potential students who do not meet the minimum entry requirements should contact the Programme Leader to discuss other entry options. Students must supply their own equipment as specified in the Student Handbook.
The New Zealand Diploma in Engineering, (Electrical) Level 6 comprises 240 credits.
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.