Forge a career in mechanical engineering trades with skills in machining, fabrication, welding and more.
- One year full-time
- Level 3
- Starts February
- Apply until start date
This hands-on qualification is designed for people already working in the mechanical engineering, construction, manufacturing and fabrication industries — or for people who would like to complete a pre-trade qualification before entering these industries. Plus, it's free for domestic students due to the Government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) (although you'll need to pay for any additional course-related and living costs).
Want to be a mechanical engineering technician or technologist?
Study our diploma or degrees in mechanical engineering.
- One semester full-time
- Level 3
- Starts July
- Apply now
Now you can start your journey to becoming an engineering technician no matter what your academic background! Successful completion of this programme will give you a New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) and enable entry into our New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical or Electrical).