National Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6)

Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
30 months
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 33,543

Entry Requirements

Admission requirements include:

  • A minimum of 48 credits towards the NCEA Level 2 in four subjects, including a total of at least 12 credits in English and 12 credits in a combination of algebra and trigonometry, or
  • New Zealand sixth form certificate in at least three subjects, with a grade of 5 or better in each subject (including English and mathematics), or
  • New Zealand Trade Certificate in Carpentry or the National Certificate in Carpentry, or
  • Be able to demonstrate equivalent industry knowledge and skills, or the Wintec Certificate in Technology (Level 4) or equivalent foundation programme
  • Alternatively, candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements may be granted entry into the programme after an interview to determine reasonable likelihood of success in the programme. Recommendations and/or requirements around supplementary learning or entry requirements may be made on an individual basis.
  • In addition, Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) minimum score of 6.0 across all bands; or equivalent.


Year One

  • Analytical Reports
  • Proposals
  • Business Correspondence
  • Feasibility Study
  • Building Law
  • Apply Services for Small Buildings
  • Materials and Finishes
  • Construction Methods for Small Buildings
  • Design Brief
  • Preliminary Design
  • Drawings for Small Buildings

Year Two

  • Environment
  • Tendering
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Methods for Medium & Large Buildings
  • Apply Services for Medium & Large Buildings
  • Developed Design
  • Drawings for Medium Buildings
  • Evaluate Architectural Design

Year Three

  • Drawings for Large Buildings

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