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The construction industry is crying out for more civil engineering technicians, with some local companies offering generous scholarships to encourage more people to study this highly regarded diploma.
If you’re detail orientated, love maths and physics, and like thinking outside the square to solve problems, this is the place for you. It’s more than a course – it’s your chance to change the framework of our nation!
You’ll develop a range of skills, techniques and personal qualities that will equip you to work in civil engineering and its related fields as a technician, with knowledge of engineering sciences, materials and processes as well as management skills.
Using specialised equipment in our teaching labs, you'll learn computer aided design techniques, conduct materials and failure testing, and demonstrate practical applications of engineering theories. Three topics in year one and one topic in year two are also common to the electrical and mechanical disciplines.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 6)
New Zealand needs more diploma level civil engineering technicians to create roads, bridges, buildings and infrastructure as part of the Christchurch rebuild. The Government is also investing heavily into other infrastructure projects around the country - in areas like rail, roads, bridges, irrigation and waste water management - which is further driving the need for more technicians.
Graduates can work in civil project management, as a technical support engineer, or as a supervising technician engineer.
Potential employers include:
TOPICS YOU'LL COVER
During the course you'll cover a broad range of topics and select electives that will assist you 'in the real world' including; highway, traffic and geotechnical engineering, land surveying, technical literacy, structural drawings, hydraulics, and project management.
Classes include plenty of time in our high-spec engineering labs where you'll get the chance to put theory into practice, studying computer-aided design techniques and conducting materials and failure testing.
Year One topics include:
Year Two topics include:
Plus FOUR of the following:
FURTHER STUDY OPTIONS
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice (for those working in industry)
Bachelor of Engineering Technology
Bachelor of Engineering
To gain entry into this course, you are required to have:
English Language requirements:
IELTS Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) score of 60 or higher (with a writing score of 20); TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5.0 TWE); FCE, FCE for schools, CAE with a score of 169, no less than 162 in each skill; PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36.
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