New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 6)

Become a skilled and competent engineering technician and be able to apply skills relevant to the industry. Civil Engineering roles include working on roads, railways, airports, water supply, drainage, wastewater disposal, bridges, dams, multi-storey buildings, tunnels and other public works.

The New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (NZDE) provides a structured pathway to a rewarding career as an engineering technician in the manufacturing or infrastructure sector. There is currently a high demand for engineers in New Zealand with NZDE qualifications. This demand is expected to last for the forseeable future. These technical level qualifications are seen as central to New Zealand's future.



Entry Requirements

  • NCEA Level 2 including 12 credits in mathematics; or
  • Equivalent knowledge, skills, work experience or study. 

Any applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 (academic) with no less than 5.5 in any band, or equivalent. 

Text books

 You can find a list of textbooks needed for this programme here

Career Options

Civil Engineering Technician

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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