Stand alone courses
Stand-Alone Courses

Stand-Alone Courses

Introduction

Stand-alone courses starting in 2021. 

All courses $299 unless otherwise specified. Other providers charges may vary.

Take control of your professional development. Whether you’re looking for that career edge or following a personal interest, WITT’s stand alone courses will help you add another string to your bow in as little as a few hours a week. Covering a wide range of topics, these bite-sized courses delivered over 15 weeks are industry-relevant, providing focussed learning that fits around your life.

 

   
  

Study Options

Art & Design

Express your creative side with introductory art and design. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Stand-alone courses - Art & Design' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMESTER TIME
Studio Practice 1 5 1 Tri 1 - Thu 9am - 2pm
Creative Technologies 1 5 1 Tri 1 - Mon 9am - 2pm
3D/New Media 1 5 1 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 2pm
Drawing 1  5 1 Tri 1 - Tue 9am - 2pm
The Print 1 5 2 TBC
The Body 1 5 2 TBC
Studio Practice 2 5 2 TBC
Painting 1 5 2 TBC
Art & Design Agency 1 6 1 Tri 1 - Tue 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Creative Technologies 2 6 1 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 1pm
Drawing 2 6 1 Tri 1 - Fri 9am - 1pm
3D / New Media 2 6 1 Tri 1 - Thu 2:30pm - 6:30pm
The Body 2 6 2 TBC
The Print 2 6 2 TBC
Art & Design Agency 2 6 2 TBC
Painting 2 6 2 TBC

Business and Management

Focussed business courses. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose Stand-alone courses - 'Business & Management' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMESTER TIMES
Management and Leadership      
Professional Communication 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 1pm - 4pm
Business Heritage, Culture & Sustainability 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 9am - 12pm
Commercial Law 5 1 Mon 5pm - 8pm
Economics 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 1pm - 4pm
Introduction to Marketing 5 1 Tue 9am - 12pm
Management Business Operations 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue 1pm - 4pm
Management (People and Change) 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 12pm
Research Methodology 6 1 Thu 9am - 12pm
Applied Management 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 12pm 
Accounting      
Introduction to Accounting & Financial Statements 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 9am - 12pm
Business Stastical Analysis 5 1 Wed 1pm - 4pm
Accounting Practices 5 2 TBC
Intermediate Financial Accounting 6 1 Wed 9am - 12pm
Intermediate Management Accounting 6 1 Thu 9am - 12pm
Taxation in New Zealand 6 1 Wed 1pm - 4pm
Introduction to Finance 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue 1pm - 4pm
Auditing & Assurance 6 1 Fri 9am - 12pm
Law of Business Ethics 6 2 TBC
Accounting Information Systems 6 1 Fri 1pm - 4pm
Advanced Financial Accounting 7 2 TBC
Advanced Management Accounting 7                 1 Wed 9am - 12pm
Hospitality Management      
Services Marketing Management 6 1 Thu 5pm - 8pm
Food & Beverage Operations 6 2 TBC
Event Logistics 6 2 TBC
Strategic Management 7 2 TBC
Professional Practice - A 7 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 12pm
Food & Beverage Management 7 2 TBC
Human Resources Management      
Industrial Relations 6 1 Tue 5pm - 8pm
Human Resource Management 6 1 Thu 1pm - 4pm
Organisational Behaviour 6 1 Fri 9am - 12pm
Advanced Human Resource Management 7 2 TBC
Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management 7 2 TBC
Project Operations and Production Management      
Project Management 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 5pm - 8pm
Operations Management 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 1pm - 4pm
Product Development 2 TBC
Resource Integration Management 7 1, 2 Tri 1 - Fri 9am - 12pm
Advanced Project Management 7 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 5pm - 8pm
Business Information Systems      
Applied Computing 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 1pm - 4pm
Systems Analysis & Design 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 1pm - 4pm
Introduction to Business Analysis 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 9am - 12pm
Management of Information & Communication Technologies   1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 9am - 12pm
Business Analysis   2 TBC
Small Business Enterprise      
Starting your Business Refer to Open Polytechnic online
Operating your Business Refer to Open Polytechnic online
Sustaining your Business Refer to Open Polytechnic online
Web Design Refer to Open Polytechnic online

Business Administration

Get those essential office skills. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose Stand-alone courses - 'Business Administration' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMSTER TIMES
Word and Administration Support 3 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Wed 1pm - 3pm
Spreadsheets & Technologies 3 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Wed 10am - 12pm
Working with People 3 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Thu 10am - 12pm
Performing Financial Transactions 3 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Thu 1pm - 3pm
Administration Systems 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed & Fri 10am - 12pm
Specialist Business Documents 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Thu 10am - 12pm 
Business Processes 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed & Fri 1pm - 3pm
Workplace Knowledge 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm

Engineering

Up-skill in either civil or mechanical fields. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose Stand-alone courses - Engineering in the "PROGRAMME" drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMSTER TIME
Engineering CAD (Mechanical) 4 2 TBC
Engineering Fundamentals 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 8:30am - 12pm & Wed 1pm - 4:30pm
Engineering Mathematics 1 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30am - 12pm
Geotechnical Engineering (Civil) 1 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Wed 1pm - 4:30pm
Mechanics (Mechanical)  4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Wed 8:30am - 12pm
Technical Literacy 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Thu 1pm - 4:30pm
Civil and Structural Drawing (Civil) 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Thu 4:30pm - 8pm
Structures 1 (Civil) 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Wed 4:30pm - 8pm
Materials (Civil) 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Wed 4:30pm - 8pm
Hydraulics (Civil) 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue 4:30pm - 8pm & Thu 1pm - 4:30pm
Material Properties (Mechanical) 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Wed 1pm - 4:30pm
Highway Engineering 1 (Civil) 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon 1pm - 4:30pm &
Wed 8:30am - 12pm
Mechanics of Machines (Mechanical) 6 2 TBC
Electrical Fundamentals 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Thu 1pm - 4:30pm
Land Surveying 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Wed 1pm - 4:30pm
Engineering Project (Mechanical) 6 2 TBC
Strength of Materials 2 (Mechanical) 6 2 TBC
Strength of Marerials 1 (Mechanical) 5 1 Mon 1pm - 4:30pm

Hair, Beauty and Make-up

Develop your specialist beauty skills. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Stand-alone courses - ....' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMSTER TIMES
Business and Ethics 4 1 Tue 8:30am - 12pm
Nutrition and Nails 4 2 TBC
Chemistry, Physics and Biology 4 Full Year Mon 8:30am - 12pm
Cosmetic Services 4 1 Mon & Wed 12:30pm - 4pm
Facial Therapy 4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Depilation 4 2 TBC
Body Treatments 4 2 TBC
Body Therapy 5 2 TBC
Nutrition 5 1 Tue 11am - 3pm
Certificate in Micro Dermabrasion Treatments
* Subject to final approval. Costs may vary
3 3 May - 28 June Mon 5:30pm - 8pm
Certificate in Liquid and Powder Nail Enhancements
* Subject to final approval. Costs may vary
2 5 July - 21 July Mon - Wed 9am - 3pm
Certificate in Eyelash Extensions
* Subject to final approval. Costs may vary
3 3 May - 5 July Mon 5pm - 8:30pm
Micro-credentials      
Intro to Makeup - $250   19 Oct - 23 Nov 19 Oct - 23 Nov 5pm - 7:30pm
Techniques in Barbering - $950   4 Oct - 22 Nov 4 Oct - 22 Nov 4pm - 8:30pm

Hospitality

Upgrade your cookery skills. 

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Stand-alone courses - Hospitality' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMSTER TIMES
Cookery and Baking      
Breads & Doughs 3 2 TBC
Pastry Products 3 2 TBC
Bakery Small Goods 3 2 TBC
Cakes & Sponges 3 2 TBC
Staff Management 5 9 Mar - 16 Apr Mon 1pm - 8:30pm, Tue 9am - 2:30pm
Wed 8:30am - 4pm
Hospitality Management      
Services Marketing Management 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 5pm - 8pm
Food & Beverage Operations 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Thu 1pm - 4pm
Event Logistics 6 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue 9am - 12pm
Strategic Management 7 2 TBC
Professional Practice - A 7 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 9am - 12pm
Food & Beverage Management 7 2 TBC
Short Courses      
Barista   check website  
Achievement in Food Safety   check website  
Achievement in Licence Controller (LCQ)   check website  

Information Technology

Add to your IT skills with these specialist courses.

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Stand-alone courses - Information Technology' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMESTER TIME
Information Technology Essentials 4 1 Mon & Wed 1pm - 3pm
Fundamentals of Web Design  4 1 Tue & Thu 3pm - 5pm
Information of Systems Essentials  4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Mon & Wed 10am - 12pm
Developing Computer Applications  4 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & Thu 1pm - 3pm
Information Technology Operations  5 2 TBC
Fundamentals of Programming & Problem Solving 5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Wed 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
Professional Practice  5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Tue & thu 1pm - 3pm
Business Systems Analysis & Design  5 1, 2 Tri 1 - Fri 10am - 12pm & 1pm - 3pm
Operating Systems & System Support  5 2 TBC
ITechnical Support  5 2 TBC
Introduction to Networks  5 1, 2 Tue & Thu 10am - 12pm
Database Principles 5 2 TBC

Māori Culture

Develop your knowledge of tikanga Māori.

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Stand-alone courses - Te Ao Māori' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL TRIMSTER TIMES
Te Ao Māori 4 1 Mon 9am - 12pm & 1pm - 3:30pm

Looking for more? You may be interested in these part-time programmes:

 

MĀORI GOVERNANCE

 

TE REO LEVEL 1

 

TE REO LEVEL 2


Nursing & Healthcare

HOW TO ENROL - choose 'Trauma Informed Care' in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.
 

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL FEES TIMES
Trauma Informed Care 7 TBC TBC

Primary Industries Short Courses

HOW TO ENROL - choose ..... in the PROGRAMME drop down box. Go to the enrolment form.

COURSES STARTING 2021 LEVEL DATES TIMES
Quad Bikes
* Minimum age 16 years
3 31 May - 2 June 8:30am - 4:30pm
Light Utility Vehicles
* Minimum age 16 years
3 8 - 9 June 8:30am - 4:30pm (practical only)
4WD Vehicles
* Minimum requirement restricted licence
3 17 - 18 July 8:30am - 4:30pm (practical only)
Tractor Refresher   22 Apr & 22 July 8am - 2pm
Chainsaw Operations and Maintenance
* Minimum age 16 years
3 17 - 18 July 8:30am - 4:30pm (practical only)
Introduction to Botany and Plant Nursery Production 3 9 March - mid Apr Tue 6pm - 9pm
Some Saturdays 8:30am - 4pm
* Due to weather conditions the start date/duration may change
Introduction to Soil Science 3 4 May - mid June Tue 6pm - 9pm
Some Saturdays 8:30am - 4pm
* Due to weather conditions the start date/duration may change
Introduction to Plant Protection 3 15 June - late July Tue 6pm - 9pm
Some Saturdays 8:30am - 4pm
* Due to weather conditions the start date/duration may change
Amenity Horticulture Practices 3 3 Aug - early Sep Tue 6pm - 9pm
Some Saturdays 8:30am - 4pm
* Due to weather conditions the start date/duration may change

 

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Important Information:

Prior learning or knowledge may be required for some courses. Get in touch with us to find out more.

Students of the above courses delivered in partnership with Open Polytechnic, enrol directly with Open Polytechnic but are able to use support services and facilities at the WITT campus (eg library, health services, learning support etc)

  • These stand-alone courses are not recommended for international students.
  • If you want to complete a full programme, please enrol into the programme directly.
  • These courses may be cross credited to other programmes if you choose to enrol at a later date.

Please note: Stand-alone courses are not student loan eligible.

Parking

There are dedicated 3 hour parking spots on campus. You will find these in the carpark off Cracoft Street. Click here to view the Campus map.