Otago Polytechnic

Master of Design Enterprise

  • Dunedin
  • 18 months full-time
  • Level 9
  • Starts July, 2017
  • Apply now!

Want to develop the ability to provide design and design-led strategy expertise within an organisation or enterprise? Engage in industry-based research tailored to suit your particular needs.

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

  • Dunedin
  • 3 years full-time*
  • Level 7
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Learn engineering theory and the applied and practical skills required to work in a wide range of industries, and gain a deep understanding of your area of specialisation through an industry-based project. Mechanical, Civil and Electrical specialties available.

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Civil Engineering

  • Dunedin
  • 2 years full-time*
  • Level 6
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Develop a sound knowledge, understanding and practical appreciation of civil engineering processes and theory, and an ability to apply your learning in a practical and innovative way.

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Electrical Engineering

  • Dunedin
  • 2 years full-time*
  • Level 6
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Develop a sound knowledge, understanding and practical appreciation of electrical engineering processes and theory, and an ability to apply your learning in a practical and innovative way.

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

  • Dunedin
  • 2 years full-time*
  • Level 6
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Want to become a skilled and competent mechanical engineering technician? This programme will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of mechanical engineering processes and theory.

Bridging programme to engineering degree

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time
  • Level 4
  • Starts July, 2017
  • Apply by 30 June

Do you want to prepare for degree-level study in engineering? Then this is the perfect solution! Successful completion will give you a Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 4) and direct entry into our Bachelor of Engineering Technology.

Bridging programme to engineering diploma

  • Dunedin
  • 1 semester full-time
  • Level 3
  • Starts July, 2017
  • Apply by 30 June

Now you can become an engineer no matter what your academic background! Successful completion of this programme will give you a Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 3) and direct entry into our New Zealand Diploma in Engineering.

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)*

  • Dunedin and Central Otago (Cromwell)
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 3
  • Starts February, 2018
  • Apply by early December (late applications may be accepted dependent on places)

Learn how to service general automotive systems. This qualification is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry.

Certificate in Engineering (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 3
  • Starts February
  • Apply by 30 November

This hands-on pre-apprenticeship programme will give you ample opportunity to work within our workshops and to gain valuable off-site work experience. It is the perfect qualification for entering the engineering trades.

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • One year full-time
  • Level 3
  • Starts February
  • Apply now

Want to enter the electrical industry but not sure where to start? This project-based qualification will provide you with the skills to enter employment in non-registration areas of this industry such as electrical security, appliance servicing and automation. Alternatively, if you want to become an electrician, this is the ideal pre-apprentice preparation.

Certificate in Bicycle Mechanics (Level 3)

  • Central
  • One semester
  • Level 3
  • Starts 7 August 2017, February and July, 2018
  • Apply anytime

This Level 3 programme is the only one of its kind in New Zealand and has been specifically designed by Cornerstone Education Limited and the Bicycle Industry Association of NZ (BIANZ) to provide industry-relevant, up-to-date theoretical and practical training. Programme content will be delivered at Central Campus with work experience placements.

Certificate in Bicycle Mechanics (Level 4)

  • Central
  • One semester
  • Level 4
  • Starts February and July, 2018
  • Apply anytime

Prepare for employment in the bicycle service industry with this hands-on qualification. This programme has been developed in consultation with industry to provide relevant, up-to-date theoretical and practical knowledge. Central Campus delivery will be flexible, making it a great qualification to study alongside your current employment or work experience.

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Entry Skills) (Level 2)

  • Central
  • One year, full-time
  • Level 2
  • Starts February
  • Apply until start date

This Youth Guarantee programme is available to 16-19 year olds who have been thinking about leaving school or who have left school and are not sure how to enter higher education or employment. Get the practical skills you need to advance into Level 3 and 4 apprenticeship-based qualifications. You will complete 160 hours of work experience and undertake a lot of hands-on learning in our on-site automotive workshop.

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Foundation Skills) (Level 1)

  • Central or Dunedin
  • Starts to be confirmed
  • Apply anytime

Gain the foundation skills and knowledge required for further training in the motor industry. This programme is only available to Year 11-13 Otago secondary school students through the Otago Secondary Tertiary College.

Certificate in Automotive and Mechanical Engineering (Level 2)

  • Dunedin
  • 1 year full-time
  • Level 2
  • Starts February
  • Apply from May, 2016 for the 2017 programme intake

Are you a 16-19 year old and feel that school wasn't right for you? Study this hands-on Youth Guarantee programme and you will gain crucial skills for your future and pay no fees (conditions apply)!