Otago Polytechnic

Bachelor of Architectural Studies (Architectural Technology) or (Interior Architecture)

  • Dunedin
  • Three years full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February
  • Apply by 30 November (late applications will be accepted dependent on places available)

Gain the skills you need to pursue a career in architecture design and the building industry. This programme offers a highly practical, authentic learning experience which will prepare you for employment in an established architectural practice or for the further study and research needed to become a Registered Architect.

Bachelor of Construction*

  • Dunedin and Auckland
  • 3 years full-time
  • Level 7
  • Starts February, 2018
  • Apply until start date

Take a leading edge with a professional career in construction. Offered in both our Dunedin and Auckland campuses, this programme provides the skills to take an active lead role in the changing world of construction.

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (Construction Management) or (Quantity Surveying)

  • Dunedin or Auckland
  • 2 years full-time; four years part-time
  • Level 6
  • Starts February, 2017 (Dunedin); January, March, June, August and October, 2017 (Auckland)
  • Apply now!

Want to join a team of construction professionals to see the realisation of commercial or residential construction projects? This new qualification is suitable for candidates from a variety of educational backgrounds including school leavers. It has been developed in consultation with employers and industrial, academic and professional bodies to ensure graduates are highly competent and industry-ready.

New Zealand Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6)

  • Auckland
  • 2 years full-time
  • Level 6
  • Starts August, 2017
  • Apply now!

Do you want to become a Building Surveyor in the New Zealand professional context? Then this qualification is for you! It is also ideal for those already working in the area of building surveying.**Start date to be confirmed.

New Zealand Certificate in Stonemasonry (Level 4) (Construction Stonemasonry)

  • Central Otago
  • 2 years
  • Level 4
  • Starts February, 2017
  • Apply until start date

There is a strong demand nationally and internationally for people who can veneer houses in stone and build stone features, and we can help you become a specialist in this field. Through extensive practical training and work experience, this programme will give you the practical skills and knowledge required to work unsupervised as a stonemason. (*subject to final approval)

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

  • Dunedin
  • 3.5-4 years
  • Level 4
  • Starts flexible
  • Apply now

Want to become a carpenter, site supervisor, building project manager, construction firm owner or self-employed builder? Learn from professionals and gain sought after skills with a carpentry apprenticeship pathway brought to you by Otago Polytechnic and Industry Training Association Building (ITAB).

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Carpentry)

  • Dunedin and Central Otago
  • 1 year
  • Level 3
  • Starts July, 2017 (Dunedin) February, 2018 (Dunedin & Central Otago)
  • Apply now!

This Carpentry programme, based at both our Dunedin and Central Otago campuses will give you the work-ready skills to enter the construction trades as an apprentice carpenter working under supervision.

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

  • Dunedin
  • 6 months full-time; part-time options
  • Level 2
  • Starts February and July, 2018
  • Apply until start date

Need a solid foundation to build from? Whether you want to get a hands-on taste of what tertiary study is all about, improve your learning skills or develop specific knowledge to move into a higher level qualification, we have the perfect foundation learning pathway for you.

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • 6 months full-time; part-time options
  • Level 3
  • Starts February and July, 2018
  • Apply until start date

Take your foundation skills further! Whether you want to get a hands-on taste of what tertiary study is all about, improve your learning skills or develop specific knowledge to move into a higher level qualification, we have the perfect foundation learning pathway for you.

*There are multiple options for programme duration, location, delivery and start times. Please view the full information sheet or contact us for more details.