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Study Civil & Mechanical Engineering at SIT

Mechanical Engineering at SITStudy Engineering at SIT for Zero Fees! You can now study for a Bachelor of Engineering Technology with majors in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. There's also Graduate Certificates, Diplomas and Certificate programmes available in Engineering Technology.

If you are looking for a career with great job prospects, good salaries in an area of high skill demand, read on.

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers design and build roads, structures, coastal and river infrastructure, utility infrastructure and buildings. Civil is the broadest field of engineering and can involve working in construction, design, materials, maintenance and utility operations. SIT offers the Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Bachelor of Engineering Technology and NZ Diploma in Engineering(Civil Engineering major).

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers design, manufacture and maintain the tools, engines, machines and systems that keep modern society operating. SIT offers the Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Bachelor of Engineering Technology, NZ Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering major) and a pre-trade New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

We have four fully-equipped workshops with up-to-date facilities, tooling and machinery.

  • Our Fabrication workshop machinery includes a brake press, 8"guillotine, hydraulic folders, hydraulic pipe benders and electric rollers.
  • In the Welding workshop there are 20 well ventilated and equipped welding stations. Welding processes that can be undertaken in this work shop include TIG welding (both stainless and aluminium), Mig Welding (both stainless and aluminium), MMA Welding (Stick Welding) and Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Brazing.
  • The Machine Shop hosts 10 lathes, two mill drills, three milling machines, a surface grinder, and a tool and cutter grinder.
  • The Industry Technology Centre sports a lot of the latest technology including a 3D printer and scanner, waterjet cutter, robotic arms, virtual welder, CNC lathe and Machine Centre.

We also have an industry standard laboratory and CAD suites, with a design/project facility planned for 2019.

Available Courses

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