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

Manukau Institute of Technology
2 years
Diploma / certificate
On campus
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About this program

Programme highlights

Get qualified to work as a professional engineering technician – an area in huge demand here and around the world.

Here you’ll learn a broad understanding of electrical engineering fundamentals, in addition to the skills to design, implement, analyse, problem solve and develop solutions in the following specialist areas:

Clinical engineering - Get practice-based clinical technology training in a hospital or a simulated environment. Learn both the theory and the practice of servicing medical devices safely in line with New Zealand standards.

Electronics - You’ll learn about the latest electronic technology and how to service and maintain these systems.

Power - The power industry includes generation, transmission, distribution and automation of electrical devices. Discover more about this industry and how to provide support as an engineering technician.

Data communications - Get hands on skills around maintaining Cisco CCNA networking, telecommunications and computer programming systems.

This qualification has been developed to meet international benchmarks for engineering technicians. The aim of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering is to provide skilled and competent engineering technicians specialised in mechanical for the New Zealand engineering sector. Graduates will be capable of operating at a technician level scope of practice as outlined by the Dublin Accord (International Engineering Alliance, 2002).

Career opportunities

Electronics technician, electrical technician, computer technician or networking technician.

Further training or study

Successful completion of your first semester in the New Zealand Diploma of Engineering (Level 6) with a required grade point average of B can provide direct entry to Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Level 7).

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical) and Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) at other tertiary institutions.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Contact info

Manukau Institute of Technology

Corner of East Tamaki Road and Newbury Street
2023 Auckland
New Zeeland


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