2 years
Feb Jul Oct
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Tuition fee (entire course)
Foreign students
USD 23,359
NZD 35,000
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

To provide the knowledge and skills required of an engineering technician.
Graduates will:

  • Apply a body of theoretical and technical knowledge to practical situations
  • Demonstrate the necessary skills and strategies to work safely and effectively on and off construction sites and with contractors, communities, clients and authorities
  • Be confident, critical thinkers, who have the ability to solve problems within a broad civil engineering setting
  • Be able to demonstrate communication and technical skills; function positively in a bi-cultural and multicultural environment such as those that exist in the New Zealand engineering environment.

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants under 20 are required to have a minimum of 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 in four subjects including at least 12 credits in mathematics or equivalent NZQA unit standards.
  • Applicants aged 20 years or over are considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language require a minimum IELTS score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5, or NZCEL Level 5 with an endorsement of either Academic or Professional.