Short Courses

EIT offers a number of short courses during the year in a wide variety of subjects. EIT also offers various industry training opportunities in a wide range of subject areas. We can tailor training for your workplace and employees. Training can be done at your business or at EIT. Check out the range of options below.

Creative Studies

Whether you want to enhance your skills for your hobby, career progression or your own creative practice we have short courses to support you on that journey.

Short courses include creative digital skills, creative workshops and an introduction to screen production.


Take your Hospitality skills to a new level with one of our inspiring short courses at either our Hawke’s Bay or Tairāwhiti campuses.

Gain your Food Handling certificate, Licence Controllers qualification or begin your journey as a Barista or Bartender.  We also have a Junior Chef course.


Gain skills for work!

Along with our short courses, the School of Trades and Technology have a number of fees FREE Training Schemes on offer to help you upskill for the construction site, workshop or for future career opportunities.


Computer skills will help you get that job, get that promotion, earn you more money.

Develop your computing skills from home by doing one or all of our computer training schemes – they are free and flexible, you won’t regret it.

Nursing and Health Science

Our Nursing and Health Science short courses offer you the chance to upskill and add another string to your bow.

Become a Preceptor in your workplace and guide new staff as they begin their career or become an approved Cervical Screening practitioner and play a vital role in women’s health.

Digital Badging

Successful completion of an EIT short course can result in achievement of digital badges.