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.
- NCEA Level 2 including 12 credits in mathematics; or
- Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study
We welcome applications from both international students and New Zealand residents whose first language is not English. For this programme you will require an IELTS (Academic) band score of 6.0 or greater (with no sub score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening); or equivalent.
Mechanical Engineering Cadetship, Engineering Technician, Engineering Design Assistant, Project Management, Engineering Management, engineering related sales, AutoCAD Draughtsman, AutoCAD Operator.
Further Study Options
Diploma in Engineering Practice (NZDEP) which can be gained in the workplace, or degree-level study.
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.