Certificate in Engineering Technology

  • 1 December 2014, 23 February & 20 July 2015
  • Level 4
  • 17 weeks full-time or part-time equivalent
  • $2,720 - Domestic student
    $9,100 - International student

Qualification overview


The Certificate in Engineering Technology aims to provide a good grounding in engineering science and technical methods.This Certificate course will give a good foundation for further engineering studies at Level 6 with the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering  (Mechanical & Electrical Strands).

For more detailed course information, please download the Information Sheet below:

Information Sheet

Entry requirements

  • 48 credits at NCEA Level 1, and must include NCEA Level 1 requirements for Literacy and Numeracy
  • Equivalent NZQF Unit Standards

Career Options

Infrastructure industry employment in roles such as Engineering, Cadet, Worksite Team Leader, Assistant Project Engineer.

Further study options

NZ Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical), NZ Diploma in Engineering (Civil) or NZ Diploma in Engineering (Electrical).


Summer School

Introduction to CAD

This CAD course is a great introduction into Engineering. You will learn sketching techniques and engineering communications, create drawing contexts in a CAD environment and produce drawings in CAD.

Dates Times Cost
1st Dec - 19th Dec    

Monday - Friday, 9am-4pm    


Engineering Practice

This Engineering course helps you to develop an understanding of the skills involved in safely using engineering workshop machines and equipment and to develop an awareness of common manufacturing processes such as Lathe, milling machine, drilling machine, offhand grinding, and welding.

Dates Times Cost
1st Dec - 12th Dec   

Monday - Friday, 9am-3pm    


*There are course related costs associated with this course. Please contact WITT for more information.