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Trades and Technology
EIT’s School of Trades and Technology provides students with the skills and qualifications to help access a career in the workplace.
Short Courses and Micro-credentials
- FREE | NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills (Automotive and Engineering) [Level 2]
- FREE | NZ Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills [Level 2]
- FREE | NZ Certificate in Outdoor Experiences [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Services Pathway) [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Electrical Pre-trade [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Mechanical Engineering [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Automotive Engineering [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Plant Operation strand) [Level 3]
- NZ Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-apprenticeship) [Level 3]
- FREE | NZ Certificate in Outdoor and Adventure Education (Multi-skilled) [Level 4]
- NZ Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering [Level 4]
- NZ Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering - Road Transport Strand [Level 4]
- NZ Certificate in Carpentry [Level 4]
- NZ Certificate in Electric Vehicle Automotive Engineering [Level 5]*
NZ Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
This hands-on certificate is a balance of theory and practical learning delivered by tutors with vast industry knowledge and experience. You’ll acquire techniques and skills to advance your engineering future in EIT’s state-of-the-art trades’ complex. The areas you’ll learn about include workshop introduction, technical drawing, trade calculations, basic mechanics, core engineering, assembly, basic machining, fabrication and welding.
For more information please contact: Hawke’s Bay: Lynne Turnbull, phone 06 830 1294 or email email@example.com
NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology
With this programme you will gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to become a productive member of an architectural design team. The NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology provides practical learning to undertake the whole process of producing architectural drawings using Archicad and Revit software, from establishing a client’s requirements through to submitting the final designs.
NB: Course fees for the 2022 Evening Class option are currently FREE until 31 December 2022, under the TTAF scheme. The two remaining Year One courses studied in 2023 may be subject to fees ($1,800 approximately). Subsequent years fee will be $3,600 approximately per annum.
Get into Engineering
Start your career in one of the fastest growing industries in the East Coast Region. Mechanical Engineers are in-demand, well-paid with many possible career opportunities. Possible career pathways are machining, welding, fabrication. Your qualification is recognised both in New Zealand and overseas.
Tradie’s Perseverance Pays Off
When Casey Aranui went looking for work experience for her EIT trades training programme, she was knocked back by a dozen builders.
The reasons she was given, she says, were about gender, but the determined 32-year-old wasn’t about to be deterred and her perseverance has paid off.
Graham Scarfe Builder Ltd offered Casey the opportunity she was looking for, and now, working full-time for the company, she is on track to securing a carpentry apprenticeship.
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