Course Guide 2018

SIT students are people just like you! If you've ever dreamed of getting a tertiary qualification, or wanted to undertake further study, we've got programmes to suit your interests and situation. Our students are from all backgrounds and stages of life, from school-leavers to career-changers to those re-entering the workforce and seniors, studying on campus or by distance with a timetable to suit their lifestyle. All you need to do is find a programme, complete an application form, and say YES to a smarter future with SIT!

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Course Details

Floral Design

14 February to 18 April 2018

Part time (30 hours total)

Gain confidence with flowers.  Develop foundation skills in the art of floristry and extend your passion and design for working with flowers.

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New Zealand Certificate in Floristry

3 July to 2 November 2018

18 weeks full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to enable the recognition of intermediate level skills and knowledge required by the floristry industry.

The qualification is for people with entry level experience who wish to progress their skills and knowledge in the floristry industry. Learners will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their skills and provides a training and career pathway in the floristry industry. 

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Prepare hand-tied, base medium, and wired floral items to meet customer specifications for a range of purposes and occasions
  • Display and maintain plant materials and arrangements in a retail outlet to maximise their impact
  • Provide front-of-shop customer service and refer complaints

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Vocational Pathways Primary Industries - Agriculture

9 July to 20 December 2018

24 Weeks full-time

  • It will provide learners with relevant skills and work ready attributes to prepare them to enter a range of industries in entry level positions, or progress to further study.
  • It will provide new ways for learners to achieve NCEA Level 2 and develop pathways that progress to further study, training and employment.
Areas studied include:
  • Health and Safety both on the farm and personal
  • Health and Nutrition (Personal)
  • Literacy and Numeracry for farming 
  • Two wheelers and quads
  • Animal handling and welfare
  • Livestock feed requirements 

Course Details

Beginners AutoCAD

5 September to 21 November 2018

12 weeks - Wednesdays 6-9pm

Our Beginners AutoCAD night course covers:

  • creating and plotting 2 dimensional drawings using a variety of draw and modify commands.
  • creating new drawings using layers text, dimensions and blocks ie. creating and inserting.
  • use of model space and paper space for plotting.

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New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology

11 February to 15 November 2019

Two years full-time

Graduates of this programme will be able to:

  • Carry out feasibility studies for small, medium and large buildings
  • Establish the client's requirements, develop and communicate a concept and building design, and prepare approval documentation for a building project in accordance with a client's brief
  • Evaluate the performance of and select materials and finishes to be used in the building process
  • Prepare, organise and present architectural working drawings for small and medium buildings using manual and digital technologies in accordance with the statutory and regulatory environment
  • Understand the roles, documentation and administrative requirements of the construction industry, apply this knowledge and assist senior personnel through the tender process 

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New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) (Level 6)

11 February to 15 November 2019

Two years full-time

Graduates of this qualification will, in the workplace, be able to:

  • Understand and apply knowledge of the roles, standard documentation and administrative requirements of the construction industry, and communicate in a construction related context
  • Operate within the statutory and regulatory environment as it applies to the construction and design of buildings
  • Manage construction and resource allocation, programming and construction activities, for medium and large buildings and understand the principles related to the provision of services
  • Evaluate and select materials and finishes for building projects, taking into account environmental aspects of the design and construction techniques to be used
  • Apply a broad knowledge of the structure and structural principles for building work including foundations, substructure, the envelope and the interior, and passive fire protection systems for medium and large buildings
  • Analyse, select and administer construction contracts including the preparation of a tender submission from trade sections and other financial components and value building works up to and including final account statements
  • Work in a team and identify organisational principles in a construction and consulting environment
  • Analyse and present feasibility information and preliminary estimates to clients
  • Assemble quantity surveying documentation relevant to specialist and specific trade sections and measure a schedule of quantities for a small building of an individual trade section, including services
  • Collate all priced components into a tender submission for medium and large buildings using tender process knowledge

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Bachelor of Visual Arts

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time

Students undertake inter-disciplinary studies to realise their research questioning alongside core studies in art history, theoretical discourse, life drawing and research-led industry practice. Students are provided with the opportunity to explore and work in and between disciplines, including but not limited to: sculpture, performance, animation, painting, photography, drawing, printmaking and film. Students also complete investigations into the next step in their career development through internships which test the application of learned knowledge and skills in a real world environment while creating valuable professional networks. 

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Graduate Diploma in Visual Media

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

Graduates of the Graduate Diploma in Visual Media will be able to:

  • Conceive, execute and promote a project to industry standard.
  • Design and plan effective management tools to evaluate and problem solve to ensure project quality and to promote themselves and their finished projects in the marketplace.
  • Develop an understanding of business and legal aspects of the creative industries.
  • Research and analyse subject related areas for a range of research outputs in both the industry and academic arenas.
  • Engage in strategic, sustainable development across the cultural and creative industries.

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New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4)

9 July to 9 November 2018

11 February to 21 June 2019

17 weeks full-time

This qualification is for people wanting to gain foundation skills in creativity, including the ability to explore ideas in a range of conventions and media.

Industries and other communities in Nui Tireni New Zealand will benefit by having people who can use creative processes to experiment, communicate ideas and solve problems.

Graduates will be able to apply skills with some guidance in experimentation, communication of ideas, problem solving, risk-taking and self-evaluation in different areas of work and communities.

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New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design (Level 3)

16 February to 29 June 2018

17 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Describe a design process in a digital media context
  • Recognise problems in a digital media and design context
  • Follow directions and apply introductory skills to a specific digital media and design context/problem
  • Collaborate with peers, and reflect on and evaluate own work
  • Identify the importance of being a responsible digital citizen and potential career pathways within digital media and design

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New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 5)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • Awareness of the business and legal issues confronting visual practitioners in visual and screen art, implications of copyright and how to claim and obtain the rights to copyright material
  • Gain an understanding of the major movements, historical periods and key ideas which gave context to art practice
  • Develop fundamental drawing skills essential as an analytical, descriptive and creative tool and explore form, tone and composition of the human figure
  • Students will build on their understanding of the history of art through engagement with an overview of art in the Pacific with particular focus on its bicultural and emerging multicultural character
  • Investigate and analyse key theorists and critics relevant to student's research questioning

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New Zealand Diploma in Arts and Design (Level 6)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • Students will further develop their understanding of relevant methodologies and experience implementing, documenting and presenting a practice based investigation
  • Extend their comprehension of relationships between history and practice and begin to articulate the ways in which these practitioners influence their own relative practices
  • Gain an understanding of the role of art criticism and the politics of art making and viewing
  • Build on the foundation of the first year drawing paper to reinforce and expand their observational, analytical and creative skills and knowledge
  • Students will gain an understanding of the practical and theoretical implications of proposing, developing and resolving an art project. They will explore relevant lineages of practice and critically analyse their project’s positioning

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Bachelor of Audio Production

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time

SIT's Bachelor of Audio Production is the most established audio production degree in Australasia.  Graduates have the professional technical skills to succeed in the industry and the programme offers unparalleled opportunities for hands-on learning, including an internship for third year students for 12 weeks at the School of Audio Engineering’s Byron Bay campus in Australia.

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Certificate in Audio Production

12 February to 23 November 2018

One year full time

Certificate in Audio Production students learn how to use a range of equipment and software as well as understanding the fundamentals of sound recording and mixing. 

You’ll acquire skills and knowledge that are required by the industry and directly relevant to gaining employment, lead to further training, or enable you to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Audio Production. 

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Graduate Certificate in Audio Production

12 February to 22 June 2018

17 weeks full time

The Graduate Certificate in Audio Production programme offers graduates who have majored in a different discipline the opportunity to learn skills in a focused area of the Audio Production sector, such as the use of sound engineering tools, industry applications of audio technologies, specialised audiological testing, or professional communication and hearing skills.

Students have the opportunity to study specialist audio papers or undertake a major research project.

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Graduate Diploma in Audio Production

12 February to 9 November 2018

34 weeks full time

The Graduate Diploma in Audio Production will equip graduates who have majored in a different discipline with the skills and knowledge that fulfil the expectations of the audio production industry, its practitioners and clients.

Students will study compulsory papers on audio equipment and choose from elective papers in acoustics, electronics, technology, specialist audio topics or a major research project. 

Graduate Diploma graduates will acquire critical thinking and independent learning skills, along with in depth knowledge in audio production which will enhance their professional skills in this selected area or staircase to postgraduate study.

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) strand in Music and Music Technology

Semester 2: 9 July to 23 November 2018

20 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Search, comprehend, use and communicate information from a variety of texts and digital media relevant to the context.
  • Apply basic knowledge, including literacy and numeracy skills, to solve problems relevant to the context.
  • Reflect on experiences with a range of people, cultures and communities.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in a team or group to achieve a task or outcome.
  • Develop and reflect on relevant learning and career goals.

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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Heavy)

11 February to 1 November 2019

One year full time (3 days in class, 1 to 2 days work experience)

This qualification provides the automotive industry with individuals who can service general automotive systems, and is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry. Graduates of this programme will be able to work under limited supervision.

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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Light)

4 July 2018 to 29 March 2019

11 February to 1 November 2019

1 July 2019 to 27 March 2020

One year full time (3 days in class, 1 to 2 days work experience)

This qualification provides the automotive industry with individuals who can service general automotive systems, and is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry. Graduates of this programme will be able to work under limited supervision.

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New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator)

2018

28 May 2018 - 14 December 2018

Break 1: 16/7/18 - 20/7/18

Break 2: 3/9/18 - 7/9/18

Break 3: 22/10/18 - 26/10/18

2019

11 February to 30 August 2019

Break 1: 22/04/2019 - 26/04/2019

Break 2: 03/06/2019 - 07/06/2019

Break 3: 15/07/2019 - 19/07/2019

 

26 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Comply with the commercial road transport regulatory environment and health and safety obligations as a heavy vehicle operator to ensure the safety of themselves, their vehicle, other road users, and the public
  • Demonstrate safe and fuel efficient driving skills and expertise, and perform driving manoeuvres and tasks for a heavy rigid vehicle or heavy vehicle combination
  • Complete comprehensive route planning as a heavy vehicle operator using appropriate navigation technology, ensuring regulatory obligations are met and public safety is protected
  • Communicate effectively with customers, clients, and colleagues as a heavy vehicle operator
  • Apply knowledge of heavy vehicle mechanical and electronic principles and systems, such as vehicle technology, types, and combinations, to transport freight and safely carry out essential checks
  • Understand and apply loading, restraint, and unloading principles and procedures as a heavy vehicle operator

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Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

11 February to 9 August 2019

24 weeks full-time

Gain knowledge of motor systems and automotive operations. Learn about the functions of both petrol and diesel engines as well as ignition systems, manual transmissions and safe working practices in an automotive workshop.

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New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

23 July 2018 to 19 April 2019

11 February 2019 to 15 November 2019

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement professional standards and expectations relating to the beauty workplace including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations
  • Undertake a full consultation with clients, build client rapport, and perform an in-depth need analysis for beauty services and product needs to develop a beauty treatment plan
  • Apply knowledge of natural nail services, products, and tools, and related skills, to meet client’s needs in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of facial and skin care services, and related skills, to meet client’s needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of manual hair removal and body care services, and related skills, to meet client’s needs, during and after treatment, in accordance with industry standards and current and emerging trends
  • Apply knowledge of relevant aspects of chemistry, physics and biology in a beauty services context to provide effective services and ensure client comfort and safety
  • Provide nutritional advice specific to the skin which is complementary for healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Apply knowledge of skin and skin-related disease and disorders to identify symptoms and advise clients of possible implications in terms of proposed beauty services
  • Provide reception and client sales services and carry out associated transactions and administration
  • Contribute to the operation of a small beauty sector business or client base

Course Details

Bachelor of Commerce

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

This is a three year full time degree.
Part time study is also available.

SIT's Bachelor of Commerce Degree is a three year course of study offering majors in accounting, management or marketing. We have strong links with local businesses and focus on creating opportunities whereby our students can obtain real world experience before they graduate. 

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Certificate in Money Management (Level 3)

28 February to 11 July 2018

20 weeks part-time

Wednesdays 6pm-9pm

To provide individuals with knowledge and understanding of money management within personal financial sector.

The aims of this programme are formed under the principles of Kaupapa Wananga.

KAITIAKITANGA

To develop tauira knowledge of how to protect their assets for their own benefit and the benefit of future generations.

To develop tauira money management skills and knowledge to help them financially support themselves and their whanau.

To develop skills that will enable tauira to select investments which match their risk profile.

To develop tauira knowledge and skills which assist them to identify financial deals and opportunities which are in their best interests.

KOHA

To develop tauira skills in identification of personal goals relevant to various stages in life and strategies for achieving these goals.

To develop tauira knowledge of the tools and services available to manage their money effectively.

To develop tauira knowledge of the various participants in the financial services sector.

To develop tauira knowledge of how they can move from a negative net worth situation to a positive net worth situation and then continue to grow their net worth.

To develop tauira awareness of a wide range of investment options.

To assist tauira to develop a plan that they can use to work towards being able to support themselves in retirement.

To assist tauira to develop a foundation for further study towards a career in the financial services industry or related industries.

AHURUTANGA

To develop tauira skills in communicating and negotiating with providers of financial services.

To assist tauira to develop financial behaviours that set examples for whanau and communities.

MAURI ORA

To develop tauira skills in making informed and rational financial decisions.

To improve tauira financial literacy skills.

To improve tauira financial numeracy skills.

To help tauira to develop a positive relationship with money which, in turn, sets an example for whanau and contributes towards positive whanau relationships and whanau success in general.

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Graduate Diploma in Accounting

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

One year full time or two years part time study

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Accounting is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.

This programme is suitable for those who have an existing qualification and want to add Accounting to their skillset.  It requires completion of Bachelor of Commerce second year prerequisite papers for both financial and management accounting (compulsory).

Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We offer students a comfortable and non-threatening learning environment. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.

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Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

This a one year full time programme. Part time study is also available. Each year of study comprises two 17 week semesters. 

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.

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Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Accounting

1 May to 7 June 2018

Tuesday and Thursday evenings

6pm - 9pm

14 weeks part time

Enhance your job opportunities - learn how to operate MYOB!  Many small businesses now choose MYOB as their preferred accounting and payroll software package.

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Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Payroll

25 July to 31 August 2017

6 Week course, 12 Evenings

Tuesday and Thursday (6pm - 9pm)

Enhance your job opportunities - learn how to operate MYOB Payroll!  Many small businesses now choose MYOB as their preferred accounting and payroll software package.  By enrolling in the MYOB Payroll class, you will learn the basics of employment legislation, and how to prepare and process computerised payroll and related administration records.

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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

23 July to 23 November 2018

2019 Dates

11 February to 14 June 2019

22 July to 22 November 2019

18 weeks full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities with people who have introductory business administration and technology skills to work in a range of supervised general office administration roles. 

 

 

 

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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4)

19 February to 15 June 2018

9 July to 9 November 2018

18 weeks full-time

The aim of the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to start, operate, grow and sustain a small business in New Zealand.

 

 

 

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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting Strand) (Level 5)

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 9 July to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

Part-time study is available

The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities with people who have general and specialised business knowledge and skills that can be applied in a range of operational roles.

Graduates will benefit New Zealand business entities by contributing to the achievement of entities’ operational objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical manner, in a bi- and multi-cultural environment.

In addition, graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills for application in operational roles in New Zealand business entities, depending on which strand is achieved.

This qualification may build on from:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)

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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management Strand)

2018 Intakes

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 26/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 30/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 01/10/2018

Intakes will be eight weeks long. (The programme can be completed in 35 weeks of full-time study.)

This course can be studied full-time or part-time.

A mix mode delivery of onsite and distance learning is also available.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, within an operational context.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Leadership and Management Strand)

2018 Intakes

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 26/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 30/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 01/10/2018

Intakes will be 8 weeks long. (The programme can be completed in 35 weeks of full-time study.)

This course can be studied full-time or part-time.

A mix mode delivery of onsite and distance learning is also available.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, within a strategic context.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise

2018 intakes as follows:

7 May, 30 July, 24 September, 22 October, 19 November  

2019 intakes as follows:

14 January, 11 February, 11 March, 6 May, 29 July, 23 September, 21 October, 18 November

18 academic months (full time).

Part time study is also available.

This programme is designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to start their own business as well as those who want to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation and business enterprise management in an existing business. Students in the programme will not only be focused on creating new business ventures, but will also have a willingness and commitment to learn about new enterprise creation and development from theoretical and research based perspectives. 

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Chinese Language Evening Classes

Beginners -

Tuesdays: 1 May to 3 July 2018 - 6pm - 7:30pm (Level 1)

Intermediate -

Mondays: 30 April to 2 July 2018 - 6pm - 7:30pm

10 weeks

Chinese Language Evening Classes - learn a new language!

SIT are running evening classes on Mondays and Wednesdays, in association with the Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury.

Course Details

Bachelor of Information Technology

12 February to 09 November 2018

Three years full time

Part time study is also available

Explore progressive, cutting edge technologies and complete projects for real industry clients, solving real problems and creating real solutions.

With a Bachelor in Information Technology from SIT, you can specialise in

  • Management
  • Databases
  • Programming
  • Web applications
  • Technical computing (networks and systems administration).

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

12 February to 09 November 2018

One year full time

This Graduate Diploma programme provides the opportunity for information technology students to specialise in the disciplines of either Networking or Web Development.  As well as promoting and enhancing their knowledge base, skills, and professionalism, it aims to stimulate students to develop an inquiring and analytical approach to problems and issues, and to encourage independent judgement and creative thinking.

 

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Master of Information Technology

12 February 2018

18 months full time

Graduates of the Master of Information Technology will be able to:

  • Learn independently and recognise the importance of continued learning
  • Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
  • Show evidence of advanced knowledge about specialist areas of ICT
  • Work effectively in teams and take on leadership roles as needed
  • Recognise, evaluate and address ICT-related ethical issues
  • Apply acquired knowledge and skills in practical situations
  • Communicate effectively (orally, visually and in writing)
  • Analyse and critique ICT research literature
  • Undertake further study
  • Conduct independent research

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New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals)

9 July to 13 October 2018

12 weeks full-time

To provide Aotearoa New Zealand organisations and communities with graduates who have attained a range of introductory digital technology skills, and who can be employed in a range of general entry-level roles and contribute to community outcomes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)

12 February to 22 June 2018

20 weeks full-time

Graduates will be able to:

Technical skills

  • Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice, to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements.
  • Apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems.
  •  Apply the fundamentals of interaction design concepts and practice to enhance interface design.
  •  Apply the principles of software development to create simple working applications.

Core IT skills

  •  Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional.
  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role.
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques to provide innovative and timely Information Technology outcomes.

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials

9 July to 9 November 2018

16 Weeks full-time

Graduates will be able to:

Apply essential knowledge and concepts of computer hardware, operating systems, applications, and networks to provide support for hardware and software resources and a foundation for the IT Profession

Apply essential knowledge and concepts of business analysis, database, and user experience to provide a foundation for supporting organisational information systems requirements.

Contribute to user interface design using essential knowledge and concepts of web design.

Apply essential knowledge and concepts of software development to provide a foundation for developing applications.

Apply project management and planning tools to meet the requirements of specified briefs and provide a foundation for the IT Profession.

Apply appropriate professional, ethical and legal principles and practices to comply with legal and organisational requirements and provide a foundation for the IT Profession.

Communicate clearly and professionally to maintain relationships and achieve objectives in a range of contexts within the IT industry

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New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

Technical skills:

  • Select, install and configure IT hardware and systems software to meet organisational requirements
  • Apply a broad operational knowledge of networking and associated services and technologies to meet typical organisational requirements
  • Configure and administer systems and applications to meet typical organisational IT support requirements
  • Apply a broad operational knowledge of database administration to meet typical organisational data storage and retrieval requirements
  • Troubleshoot and resolve a range of common system problems using appropriate tools and procedures.
  • Identify common issues related to IT security and apply a range of solutions
  • Demonstrate an operational knowledge and understanding of IT service management to meet typical organisational customer service requirements

Core IT skills:

  • Apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems
  • Apply the fundamentals of interaction design concepts and practice to enhance interface design
  • Apply the principles of software development to create simple working applications
  • Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional
  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques to provide innovative and timely Information Technology outcomes

Graduates of this diploma will have the skills and knowledge to work in roles such as computer technician, help desk and technical support officer and entry level network administrator, network engineer and applications support analyst roles.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

20 weeks full time

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology will be able to:

  • Learn independently and recognise the importance of continued learning
  • Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
  • Show evidence of advanced knowledge about specialist areas of ICT
  • Work effectively in teams and take on leadership roles
  • Apply acquired knowledge and skills in practical situations
  • Communicate effectively orally, visually and in writing
  • Analyse and critique ICT research literature
  • Undertake further postgraduate or masters study

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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

One year full time

Graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology will be able to

  • Learn independently and recognise the importance of continued learning
  • Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis, criticism and problem-solving
  • Show evidence of advanced knowledge about specialist areas of ICT
  • Work effectively in teams and take on leadership roles
  • Recognise, evaluate and address ICT-related ethical issues
  • Apply acquired knowledge and skills in practical situations
  • Communicate effectively orally, visually and in writing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the research process
  • Analyse and critique ICT research literature
  • Undertake further postgraduate or masters study

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Asbestos Identification and Safe Removal Training Scheme

Enrolments may be accepted at any time

Workplace evidence must be gathered and the assessment submitted within three months from date of enrolment acceptance

This training scheme is intended to enable individuals in the building industry to understand the requirements of and prepare for asbestos (friable and non-friable) removal.

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Asbestos Removal Supervision Training Scheme

Enrolments may be accepted at any time

Must be completed within three months of enrolment acceptance.

Those completing unit standards within this training scheme will be able to undertake roles supervising asbestos removal – as applicable to the components of the training scheme completed.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) - Carpentry

23 July 2018 to 19 April 2019

11 February to 13 November 2019

11 March to 11 December 2019

22 July 2019 to 8 April 2020

34 weeks full-time

Graduates will be able to work in the construction trades sector with limited supervision having gained skills and knowledge in health and safety, trade mathematics, hand tools and project work related to different aspects of the construction industry.

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Construction and Infrastructure - Construction

12 February to 10 August 2018

24 weeks full-time

Demonstrate knowledge of the carpentry industry including sketches and drawings. Gain familiarity with safe work practices, timber and construction materials. Be able to set up and use fixed machinery and basic portable power tools, as well as being able to construct timber garden furniture.

 

 

 

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New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

11 February to 15 November 2019

One year full-time

Graduates of this qualification will, in the context of the wider electrical industry and under supervision and in a controlled environment, be able to:

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles of electrical theory and practice, including electrical protection, to the installation and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Apply fundamental knowledge of fault diagnosis and testing techniques of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Apply safe working procedures and practices, and identify and report electrical and other hazards.

 

Course Details

AS-NZS2980 Pre-test Welding Tuition

Dates negotiated with welding tutor

Dates negotiated with welding tutor

This course is designed for people who wish to gain their NZS2980 welding qualification for the first time (previously known as 4711).  This course is limited to MMAW (Manual Metal Arc Welding) and GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) of carbon steel only.  This course is run with the Beginners/Improvers course and combined they are limited to 11 places.  For those wishing to renew their NZS2980 qualifications there are separate testing days available. 

Course Details

Beginners-Improvers Welding

2 May - 6 June 2018

6 weeks - Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm

This course is designed for people who have very basic to no welding skills, or those who wish to improve their welding skills.  There is facility for MMAW (Manual Metal Arc Welding), GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) and GTAW (Gas Tungsten Arc Welding).  The Beginners / Improvers course does not include aluminium welding. This course is run with the NZS2980 course and combined they are limited to 11 places.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

11 June 2018 to 1 February 2019

11 February to 15 November 2019

One year full time

This qualification is designed for people already working in the industry or people intending to complete a pre-trade qualification before entering the industry.

Graduates will be capable of performing a defined range of engineering tasks under limited supervision.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering major)

26 February to 30 November 2018

Two years full time

Are you looking for a career that:

  • Combines the application of technical knowledge and practical know-why?
  • Has great job prospects in an area of high skill demand?
  • Contributes significantly to New Zealand’s future development?
  • Is supported by a structured national qualification pathway recognised by industry?
  • Provides standing and recognition through a professional body?

The path is clear!

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering major)

26 February to 30 November 2018

Two years full time

The aim of the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering is to provide skilled and competent engineering technicians who:

  • Apply engineering theory to practice, and competently perform technical operations to high standards, including ethical and professional responsibilities required by the engineering profession;
  • Have a knowledge sufficient to permit informed, rational decision making in the specialist field of engineering and to implement these decisions;
  • Will work collaboratively with construction workers, clients, authorities, agencies, industry and other professionals, to provide a comprehensive engineering service in the relevant specialist area; and
  • Have an understanding of different cultures, in particular an awareness and clear understanding of the tangata whenua and implications of the Treaty of Waitangi and the Resource Management Act.

It is expected that graduates will attain the educational underpinnings and work ready attributes defined in the IPENZ Graduate Profile for Engineering Technicians.  The graduate profile defined by IPENZ is benchmarked internationally to the exemplar graduate attributes for graduates of technician education programmes recognised under the Dublin Accord.

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology - Engineering

11 February to 9 August 2019

24 weeks full-time

This course will provide learners with skills in welding, machining and fabrication

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General English for English Proficiency Test – Advanced

Courses start every Monday.

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm

If English is not your first language, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening at an advanced level.

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General English for English Proficiency Test – Intermediate

Courses start every Monday.

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

If English is not your first language, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening at an intermediate level.

Course Details

General English for English Proficiency Test – Pre Intermediate

Courses start every Monday.

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

If English is not your first language, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening at a pre-intermediate level.

Course Details

General English for English Proficiency Test – Upper-Intermediate

Courses start every Monday.

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

If English is not your first language, this course will give you the skills and knowledge to communicate in English language through reading, writing, speaking and listening at an upper-intermediate level.

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General English Plus Examination Preparation (Training Scheme)

Courses start every Monday

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

On completion of the General English Plus Examination Preparation (Level 4) graduates will have the English language skills to:

  • speak fluently about personal ideas on familiar topics
  • understand the main points in a range of factual information about familiar topics
  • read and understand a range of information on familiar topics
  • write with reasonable accuracy on familiar topics

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Bachelor of Environmental Management

Year 1: 5 March to 30 November 2018

Year 2: 7 March to 30 November 2018

Year 3: 8 March to 30 November 2018

Three years full time

Our Bachelor programme offers students the broadest scope of any Environmental Management degree course in New Zealand.

Practical training includes First Aid, river crossing, camping skills, trip planning and assessment. Students will also cover Renewable Energy, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Law, Resource Management, Conservation Principles, Land, Freshwater and Marine Management.

An exciting, hands-on course with a host of field trips, guest speakers and industry-related research projects, the Bachelor of Environmental Management prepares graduates for employment in a wide and growing number of careers.

Further advanced study can be completed in specialist areas such as environmental health, or policy and planning.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management

5 March to 30 November 2018

One year full time

Comprising two elective options: renewable energy auditing and mineral resources management, the programme will provide students with both the knowledge and practical skills to develop a broad understanding of environmental management.

Successful completion by students who may have a degree in a different discipline will ensure they are equipped with the knowledge required to fulfil the expectations of the environmental management industry.

Course Details

Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology)

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time or five years part time

SIT's Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology) emphasises both the creative and technical aspects of the fashion industry, from concept and design development through to production. The theoretical areas of the course provide students with the opportunity to develop their understanding of the socio-cultural influence on fashion and to extend their ability to work through the design development process.  The practical areas of the course allow students to realise these concepts in a form of 3D outcomes.  Students will explore the interaction between design thinking and realisation.  This balance between the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills that underpins the programme, is essential for the development of an inquiring creative fashion designer.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Fashion (Design and Technology)

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time or three years part time

The aim of the programme is to provide a fashion programme that will enhance the knowledge base, skills and professionalism of those working or intending to work in the fashion sector, to produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the fashion industry and to prepare graduates for life-long learning, with the desire to constantly update their knowledge and skills within a changing work environment.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Fashion (Level 4)

2 July to 9 November 2018

11 February to 21 June 2019

1 July to 8 November 2019

17 weeks full-time

The aims of the qualification are for students to gain entry-level skills and knowledge of the fashion industry.  The fashion industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having people trained in fashion to support operations.

Graduates will be able to apply introductory skills and knowledge of fashion to assist in areas such as design, styling, retail/merchandising, and basic garment construction.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Fashion (Level 5)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

or

Two years part time

The aim of this qualification is for people wanting to gain technical skills and knowledge required to work in assistant roles in the fashion design industry.

The fashion industry and creative and cultural sector in Aotearoa New Zealand will benefit by having people who can apply core technical skills and knowledge of fashion design and construction at an operational level.

Graduates will be capable of self-managing design projects to completion by applying technical skills and processes within briefs.  Graduates will have the conceptual and practical skills that reflect current fashion design industry practices.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Fashion Design (Level 6)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

or

Two years part time

The aim of this qualification is for students to gain skills in design and production of fashion projects from initial concept, through to the completion of fashion garments and to be able to communicate their design outcomes to internal and external stakeholders.  Students will also gain an understanding of business-related processes within the fashion industry.

Course Details

Bachelor of Screen Arts

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time.

Part time study is also available.

Make your dream of a career in the creative sector a reality through inter-disciplinary study in film, animation and the visual arts.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (3D Animation)

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full time

The Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (3D Animation) is a programme with a specialist discipline area that will promote and enhance the knowledge base, skills, and professionalism of creative media and film students.

Graduates can use industry standard animation software to create an animated film project. They can apply knowledge and skills associated with character animation and, depending on elective choices made, motion graphics and compositing, animation and interaction and audio techniques. This programme leads graduates to further study or employment in the screen arts sector.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (Digital Filmmaking)

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full time

The Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (Filmmaking) is a programme with a specialist discipline area that will promote and enhance the knowledge base, skills, and professionalism of creative media and film students.

Students are stimulated to develop an inquiring and analytical approach to problems and issues, using independent judgment and creative thinking. Graduates of this programme are dedicated, professional practitioners who are prepared for life-long learning, with the desire to constantly update their knowledge and skills within a changing work environment.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 5)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

The aim of the qualification is to provide those aiming to work as assistant animators or creatives in a studio environment with the basic animation skills and knowledge required for entry level positions in 2D animation.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 6)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

The aim of the qualification is to provide those aiming to work in the animation industry with a foundation of specialist skills and knowledge required for employment and/or provide a base for further education in 2D and 3D animation and gaming.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 5)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

  • Apply problem-solving skills to a range of digital media and design challenges
  • Apply and manage a design process to meet requirements of project briefs within defined guidelines
  • Apply general and technical skills in the creation of design solutions
  • Analyse and evaluate own work and the work of others
  • Demonstrate professional practices, including leadership, in a digital media and design work environment

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist)

4 March to 15 November 2019

One year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with individuals who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform salon and client services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support)

5 June 2018 to 22 February 2019

18 February 2019 to 7 November 2019

4 June 2019 to 21 February 2020

34 weeks full time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with people who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform limited salon and client support services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon

Course Details

Barista Training (One day course)

30 June 2018

One day

This programme aims to provide people working in the hospitality industry with education in the art of making and serving coffee.

Course Details

Diploma in Culinary Excellence Level 5 (incorporating the New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) (Level 5) with strands in Cookery and Patisserie and the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 3 and 4)

12 February 2018 to 14 February 2020

16 July 2018 to 3 July 2020

Two years full-time

THIS COURSE IS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY.

The purpose of this qualification is:

  • To provide competent employees for the hospitality sector who are able to work as chefs in senior positions producing advanced dishes in a professional kitchen.
  • To provide for those individuals who are employed as chefs in senior positions, a credential that will enhance their employment opportunities in a professional kitchen across the hospitality sector.
  • To establish standards of professional practice for advanced cookery that can provide customers with confidence in a range of hospitality environments.

This strand in the qualification will allow graduates to have advanced general cookery skills.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

16 July to 16 November 2018

17 weeks full time

SIT's School of Hospitality offers professional level training for those who aspire to beome chefs within the hospitality industry.

This programme will develop your knowledge and culinary skills and help develop the necessary flair and creativity in the culinary arts to gain employment in this exciting and dynamic industry.

On completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3), graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in industry
  • Follow standard operating procedures to deal with familiar problems in a commercial kitchen
  • Apply health and safety, food safety, and security practices to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for customers
  • Communicate effectively and behave in a professional manner with colleagues, managers, and customers

In addition to this Certificate qualification, each trainee will have the opportunity to gain the internationally recognised City and Guilds International qualifications (additional fee charged).

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

9 July 2018 to 18 April 2019

26 November 2018 to 6 September 2019

2019 Dates

8 July 2019 to 16 April 2020

25 November 2019 5 September 2020

41 weeks full-time

Following on from the NZ Certificate in Cookery (Level 3), this Level 4 programme allows the enhancement and further development of students' culinary skills.

SIT's classrooms are well equipped and the tutors are very passionate about their craft. Students operate the Bungalow Restaurant on campus for several periods during the year and are encouraged to enter national culinary arts competitions.

This training will help develop the flair and creativity in the culinary arts deemed necessary to gain employment in this exciting and dynamic industry.

On completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4), graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply cookery skills to prepare, cook and present a range of cold larder dishes, hot kitchen dishes, and patisserie and desserts, employing complex preparation and presentation techniques
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety, food safety, and security practices, to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for customers
  • Monitor and maintain interactions between colleagues, managers, and customers
  • Monitor and maintain the application of standard operating policies and procedures to work roles in a commercial kitchen

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service

16 July to 16 November 2018

2019 Dates 

11 February to 21 June 2019

8 July to 8 November 2019

17 weeks full time

The NZ Certificate in Food and Beverage Service focuses on delivering the core skills required for anyone wanting to make a career, or secure seasonal employment, delivering Hospitality services, products and experiences to customers.

Gain the skills you need to become a valued member of a café, restaurant or functions team. You'll learn to prepare food and beverages offered at cafés and functions and develop the professional communication skills to serve customers and deal with any customer service issues. You'll also learn to work safely and to regulations in hospitality environments and when handling food.

SIT's training facilities are well equipped and the tutors are very passionate about their craft. At SIT you will get the advantage of real-world experience as you operate the Vault Cafe and Bungalow Restaurant (alongside Cookery students) for several periods during the year.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) with strands in Cookery

7 May 2018 to 15 February 2019

24 September 2018 to 5 July 2019

6 May 2019 to 14 February 2020

23 September 2019 to 3 July 2020

One year full-time

Graduates can apply advanced cookery skills required in the hospitality industry. They have attained the necessary skills to design menus based on nutritional principles, portion control and commercial food costings.

Graduates have acquired the skills needed for working and supervising to a senior level in a commercial kitchen.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (HR Management major)

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

Invercargill campus currently offers Year 3 of this degree 

Intakes are eight weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 29/03/2019

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn to solve problems, both independently and as part of a team, and to develop and criticaly evaluate HR policy in areas such as recruiting, organisational departmental planning, performance management and employment compliance.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn about HR policy, management, ethics, and business practice, as well as getting hands on experience or undertaking a research project. Elective papers are available in contemporary topics such as change management, health & safety and employee relations.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) - Joinery

18 February to 4 September 2019

26 weeks full-time. Three days per week. Students are encouraged to undertake work experience.

SIT offers a Joinery facility that many believe is the best in the country. The large well-appointed machine shop houses the high quality, modern industrial machinery required to manufacture kitchens, furniture, doors, windows and cabinetry. Some of the more specialised machinery includes a computer operated CNC router and dimensioning saw.

Students manufacture up to eight full size projects as part of their course learning a wide range of hand tool, machine operation, finishing and assembly skills along the way. Students spend three days per week at their course and gain work experience with local businesses where possible.

Our tutors have a real passion for the industry and help students achieve some amazing results. Many of our past students have moved onto successful careers in the Joinery industry.

Course Details

Own Choice Woodwork

14 February to 18 April 2018 (10 Weeks)

2 May to 11 July 2018 (11 weeks)

25 July to 26 September 2018 (10 weeks)

10 October to 5 December 2018 (9 weeks)

Part time night class only - Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm.

Produce your own furniture or joinery items using SIT equipment. All materials to be supplied by attendees. Entry restricted to those having either completed the Woodwork Machinery for Beginners course or a joinery/furniture-making trade qualification.

Course Details

Woodworking Machinery for Beginners

7 June to 6 September 2018

Twelve evening classes - Thursdays 6-9pm

This course will give students the knowledge and skills required to use portable power tools and to setup, use and maintain fixed machinery (bandsaws, surface planers, thicknessers, ripsaws, stroke sanders, boring machinery).

Perfect for those with no woodwork skills - Cost includes all wood and materials so you can take your creations home!

Course Details

Certificate in Kāwai Raupapa, Introduction to the Arts

2 March to 13 July 2018

3 August to 7 December 2018

Run over six weekend wananga

The content of this programme comprises a basic understanding of Māori art principles as it applies to both traditional and contemporary Māori contexts and includes safe practice and workspace management. The Kawai Raupapa programmes provide a tactile environment allowing the flexibility to learn by practice, making beautiful taonga (ornaments) using one of Aotearoa's most loved plants, the harakeke (flax), and learning the origin of mahi toi and how it is applied to Te Ao Māori and Te Ao hurihuri.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Pao) Level 2

19th February to 3rd December 2018

20th February to 4th December 2018

21st February to 5th December 2018

One year full-time

Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pi Ka Pao) is primarily a Māori language programme that provides access to a safe and exciting learning environment underpinned by Māori values and philosophies. This beginner’s level Māori language programme will introduce the learner to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori language. Te Ara Reo Māori is unique in its preferred delivery methodology of Ako Whakatere (accelerated learning) techniques. This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Māori across all generations and cultures. The learner will examine aspects of tikanga Māori through activities specially designed to encourage communication in Māori. These will include a combination of formal and informal situations such as hui, powhiri and noho marae. Te Wananga o Aotearoa sees the Te Ara Reo Māori programme as an opportunity to develop communities within New Zealand that celebrate and share each other's cultures, languages and experiences.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Kunenga o Te Reo (He Pī Ka Rērē)

20 February

21 February 

One year full-time

  • To provide akonga with the knowledge and skills to converse in Te Reo Māori at an intermediate level
  • To provide akonga with the skills to communicate in Te Reo with some independence and confidence in everyday whanau, marae, social/community, workplace and/or academic contexts; and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.
  • To contribute positively to the development of Te Reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in Te Reo Māori
  • To provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications
  • To provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within Te Ao Māori
  • To build a harmonious nation and provide access to Te Reo Māori for all

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Applied Management major)

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

Invercargill campus currently offers Year 3 of this degree

Intakes are eight weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

This degree programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing or Management major)

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

This is a three year full time degree. Part time study is also available.

SIT's Bachelor of Commerce Degree is a three year course of study offering majors in accounting, management or marketing. We have strong links with local businesses and focus on creating opportunities whereby our students can obtain real world experience before they graduate. 

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Applied Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management. 

High importance is placed on the development of ‘soft’ skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presenting, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Management

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

Six months full time

Part time is study is also available.  

The Graduate Certificate in Management is a half year, full time programme specialising in management or marketing.

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Management is to give people who already have a degree an opportunity to broaden their knowledge on an undergraduate programme.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Management

Semester 1, 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2, 09 July to 09 November 2018

One year full time

Part-time study options also available

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Management is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree. 

Our teaching staff have extensive business experience, combined with excellent academic backgrounds and strong links with the professions, while our programmes have a strong practical and applied focus. We know that our programmes will challenge you, but that you will feel supported by us and excited about your future once you decide to study with us. Our business staff are passionate about teaching and enjoy working with students of all ages and from different cultures.

We have strong links with local businesses and focus on creating opportunities whereby our students can obtain real world experience before they graduate.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Marketing

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 09 July to 09 November 2018

One year full time

Part-time study options also available

The Graduate Diploma in Marketing is a one year full time programme specialising in marketing.

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Marketing is to give people who already have a degree, or extensive business experience, an opportunity to extend their knowledge in a specialised field, without having to complete a degree.

Course Details

Master of Applied Management

2018

Semester 1: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester 2: 9 July to 9 November 2018 

18 months full time

Up to seven years part time

If you have any questions in regards to the onsite Masters Programme you can email the Programme Manager Frank Bennett, frank.bennett@sit.ac.nz 

The Master of Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners and recent graduates (domestic and international), wishing to undertake an advanced programme of study in order to prepare for further study or to assist with obtaining a more senior position. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Master of Applied Management will benefit from the advanced knowledge and capabilities (including analytical, managerial and research) that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

15 January, 12 February, 12 March, 9 July

One year full time

Up to 5 years part time

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners and recent graduates (domestic and international), wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study, in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their management knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management will benefit from the broad knowledge and skill set (including problem-solving and team work) that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time

SIT's Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage was the first named massage degree programme to be approved in New Zealand. It has been taught since 2002.

Students gain extensive experience over the 3 years by running a community-based clinic on campus, completing industry placements, and working at local sports and community events.

Papers include anatomy and physiology, general pathology, therapeutics, clinical assessment, massage for physical performance, business management and research.

Our degree exceeds industry requirements both academically and in clinical practice - tutors are highly qualified and promote research-driven education.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage

12 February to 9 November 2018

1 year full time

To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working, or further training, in the Massage industry with emphasis on remedial massage .

To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in Massage.

To provide massage education programmes that will enhance the knowledge base, skills and professionalism of those working or intending to work in the Massage industry, especially in the area of remedial massage .

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the Massage industry.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the Massage industry.

To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in massage.

To provide massage education programmes that will enhance the knowledge base, skills and professionalism of those working, or intending to work in the massage industry.

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the massage industry.

Course Details

Bachelor of Contemporary Music

8 February to 8 November 2019 (Year 1)

11 February to 8 November 2019 (Year 2 & 3)

Three years full time

  • Access to high quality instruments, equipment, studios and two performance theatres (both equipped with state-of-the-art audio equipment)
  • Strong music theory and practical components, with a broad base of industry studies
  • Students are provided with weekly performance opportunities - a great way to hone skills and develop stage presence
  • Complete a double degree in Audio Production and Contemporary Music in just four years!

Course Details

Certificate in Intermediate Contemporary Music

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to demonstrate a broad range of fundamental theoretical, practical and technical music skills. They will be able to participate in group performances and understand the operation of recording systems. Graduates will have a basic knowledge of music theory and aural recognition. 

Course Details

DJ Mixing and Turntablism

Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings

4 September to 7 November 2018

15-17 Weeks full time

This paper aims to introduce students to DJ Mixing and Turntablism. It will explore DJ practice both theoretically and practically, providing an understanding of the processes and techniques of the performing DJ. It will provide students with an historical overview of DJ mixing, as well as health and safety information. This will benefit students if they plan to perform and mix music. 

 

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full time

The overall aim of the Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music is to equip graduates, who may have majored in a different discipline, with the skills and knowledge that fulfil the expectations of the contemporary music industry, its practitioners and clients.

Graduate Diploma students will acquire critical thinking and independent learning skills, along with in depth knowledge in contemporary music and will enhance their professional skills in this selected area or staircase to postgraduate study.

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) strand in Music and Music Technology

9 July to 23 November 2018

20 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Search, comprehend, use and communicate information from a variety of texts and digital media relevant to the context.
  • Apply basic knowledge, including literacy and numeracy skills, to solve problems relevant to the context.
  • Reflect on experiences with a range of people, cultures and communities.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in a team or group to achieve a task or outcome.
  • Develop and reflect on relevant learning and career goals.

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Bachelor of Nursing

Year One: 4 February to 10 November 2019

Year Two: 5 February to 11 November 2018

Year Three: 29 January to 4 November 2018 (State final examination will take place on Tuesday 20 November 2018)

Three years full time

  • SIT’s School of Nursing (previously Southland Polytechnic) has been delivering nursing education for 40 years and has a long history of successful graduates.
  • Our enthusiastic staff have a wide range of nursing experience within NZ and overseas.
  • Specialist equipment includes a nursing simulation suite with computerised mannequins and life size models of body parts, as well as a large library of DVD resources and text books.
  • Clinical placements throughout Southland and Otago provide real-life experience in many diverse nursing environments
  • A career in nursing can take you around the world! Nurses are always in demand.

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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Health and Wellness Careers

16 July to 2 December 2018

11 February to 21 June 2019

8 July to 8 November 2019

19 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Locate, select and analyse relevant information from a variety of sources and apply to context-relevant tasks and problems
  • Work independently and collaboratively on context-relevant academic tasks and problems
  • Construct a reasoned and researched argument, communicated using a range of appropriate media
  • Develop and critique a study and career plan that identifies specific long-term career goals

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing

1 October 2018

18 months full-time

To enable learners to access a nursing qualification that prepares them for practice under the direction and delegation of a registered nurse in a variety of health care settings.  It also enables students to meet the Nursing Council competencies for enrolled nurses.

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Postgraduate Diploma (Certificate) in Health Science

2015 First Semester (Closing Date for Applications: 28 January 2015)
There will be an optional full day orientation seminar for ALL enrolled postgraduate students on 16 February 2015. It is strongly recommended that students who have not studied at postgraduate level attend this day.
HS 801 Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning (Limited Spaces Available)

2018 Semester 1 will run from 12 February to 1 July. Closing date for applications: 22 January 2018.

2018 Semester 2 will run from 1 July to 17 November. Closing date for applications: 11 June 2018.

There will be a compulsory full day orientation seminar for ALL enrolled postgraduate students on 12 February 2018. It is strongly recommended that students who have not studied at postgraduate level attend this day.

2019 Semester 1 will run from 4 February to 23 June.

2019 Semester 2 will run from 1 July to 17 November.

Available part-time only

The Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma in Health Science is aimed towards qualified registered nurses and midwives who wish to develop advanced practice skills.

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support

14 February to 28 November 2018

One year full-time

Graduates of the Mental Health and Addiction Support strand will be able to work alongside people, family and/or whanau in a mental health addiction setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to foster hope, support recovery and build resilience.

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Social Services

14 February to 28 November 2018

One year full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Engage and communicate with people, family and/or whanau, accessing social and community services in a manner which respects their socio-cultural identity, experiences and self-knowledge
  • Relate the history of Māori as tangata whenua and knowledge of person-whanau interconnectedness to own role in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Display self-awareness, reflective practice and personal leadership in a health and wellbeing setting
  • Actively contribute to a culture of professionalism, safety and quality in a health and wellbeing organisation
  • Relate the purpose and impact of own role to the aims of the wider health and wellbeing sector
  • Work alongside people, family and/or whanau in a social service setting to support autonomy by using tools and strategies to reduce vulnerability and build resilience

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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise

12 February to 9 November 2018

Three years full time

  • This is a top quality academic degree with the choice of majoring in Recreation Management, Exercise Science/Health Promotion or PE (Physical Education) Teaching
  • Papers include anatomy, physiology, exercise prescription, endurance conditioning, rehabilitation, nutrition, psychology, research, communication, business and marketing
  • Specialist equipment in our Human Performance Centre includes a VO2 metabolic cart and students get regular opportunities to test and work with top local athletes
  • Students gain work experience in their area of interest during a  six month industry placement in the third year

Course Details

Certificate in Sport and Recreation

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full time

The Certificate in Sport and Recreation equips students with practical skills to ensure competence in a variety of sport, fitness and recreation fields, including sporting bodies, fitness training and leisure centres, regional and local authorities and outdoor recreation providers. 

Course Details

Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 5)

12 February to 9 November 2018

 

One year full time

Students will study subjects such as communications, exercise prescription, applied anatomy, physiology, health aspects of exercise and nutrition, managing sport and recreation, sport and recreation in society, aquatics and conditioning for endurance sport. Students will also be able to choose two elective options at Levels 5-7.

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Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 6)

12 February to 9 November 2018

9 July 2018 to 21 June 2019

One year full time

Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 6) students will study topics such as fitness assessment and programming, psychology, programming outdoor education, human movement and integrated sciences, nutrition for human performance, experiential and adapted outdoor education, research and statistics, management for professional practice and exercise physiology. Students will also be able to choose two elective options at Levels 5 to 7.

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Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full time

This programme aims to develop a broad theoretical knowledge in the fields of sport and exercise and a holistic understanding of sport and exercise and its importance to the community.  It recognises the significance of the Treaty of Waitangi to the New Zealand people and raises awareness of the implications of the treaty with respect to community and resource management in the fields of sport and exercise.  Students will develop a range of practical expertise in the sport and exercise industry by developing a close working relationship with various organisations.

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Master of Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

12 February to 9 November 2018

11 February to 21 June 2019

18 Months full-time

Graduates of the Master of Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation) will be able to:

  • Set and justify priorities, solve complex problems using credible evidence in novel environments, and organise and manage resources related to wellness and rehabilitation or performance.
  • Design, carry out and communicate the results of significant research projects in the field of wellness and rehabilitation and relate the findings to professional and research literature.
  • Analyse and critique professional and research publications in wellness, rehabilitation and related subject areas, identify practical applications and relate findings to their own research.
  • Apply their analytical and research capabilities to unfamiliar situations involving the application of wellness and rehabilitation practices.
  • Research, integrate and apply advanced understanding of wellness and rehabilitation approaches, assessment, training and methodology
  • Demonstrate high levels of skill as a wellness and rehabilitation practitioner or in a research role in an organisation.
  • Think critically and act responsibly when confronted with academic or professional challenges.

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National Certificate in Fitness (Group Fitness Instruction) (Level 3)

12 July to 9 November 2018

17 weeks

Group fitness has to be one of the most exciting areas in fitness.  If you are passionate about helping others be the best they can be, then there is no better way of making a real difference than instructing a group fitness class.  The awesome atmosphere created from leading a group of enthusiastic participants through a fun and effective workout to music is hard to beat! Become a choreographer, an entertainer, a coach and a mentor.

You will develop the skills and knowledge from industry experts to become a great group fitness instructor.  Our blended delivery model includes self directed study, classroom sessions and weekly practical classes, offering you flexibility and support so you can be the best!

The course covers fitness fundamentals, mechanics of music, group communication and control, creating choreography, delivering a dynamic performance and much more.

Course Details

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

9 July to 9 November 2018

Six Months full-time

The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation) is aimed at wellness and rehabilitation practitioners wishing to undertake a short programme of study in order to extend and update their knowledge and skills. The aim is to extend their capability in critical and professional/clinical reasoning for specialist practice, leadership and management, in professional settings.

The programme is tailored to the individual study needs of each student. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation) will benefit from the knowledge and specialist skills that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

12 February to 09 November 2018

One year full-time

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation) is aimed at wellness and rehabilitation practitioners and recent graduates (in fields such as chiropractic, health science, massage therapy, medicine, naturopathy, nursing, occupational therapy, osteopathy, physiotherapy, sport and exercise) wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers. The programme is tailored to the individual study needs of each student. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Science (Wellness and Rehabilitation) will benefit from the broad knowledge and skill set (including problem-solving), that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

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Bachelor of Hotel Management

Semester One: 12 February to 22 June 2018

Semester Two: 09 July to 09 November 2018

Three years full time.

Part time study is also available.

  • A business degree focused specifically on hospitality, hotel and tourism management
  • Strong focus on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food & beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting for employment in New Zealand and abroad
  • Field trips and guest lectures allow students to experience the hotel and tourism industry first hand
  • Complete an internship in the third year for the final semester - an awesome opportunity to get real industry experience and career opportunities!

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management

12 February to 22 June 2018

09 July to 09 November 2018

Full-time students commence February, part-time students may start February & July

17 weeks full time

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT's Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programmes are designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience) who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management. You will learn to understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel management in order to function as a professional practitioner at a senior level in the industry or progress to further study.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

12 February to 09 November 2018

One year full-time

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT's Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma programmes are designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience) who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management. You will learn to understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel management in order to function as a professional practitioner at a senior level in the industry or progress to further study.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with strands in Visitor Experience, Tourism and Travel

11 February to 21 June 2019

Note: SIT do not currently offer the Aviation strand of this New Zealand Certificate

20 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Implement basic customer service skills, applying appropriate communication, literacy and numeracy skills, to enhance the visitor experience
  • Apply workplace practices required of a tourism or travel workplace including: teamwork, timeliness, and compliance with relevant Acts and health and safety legislation.

Graduates with the Visitor Experience strand will also be able to:

  • Proactively engage with and support visitors to enhance their visitor experience, through using in-depth local knowledge on destination attributes and tourism offerings for their region.

Graduates with the Tourism and Travel strand will also be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of major New Zealand tourism destinations in terms of characteristics relevant to visitors to enhance the visitor experience
  • Recognise the importance of the tourism and travel industry to the New Zealand economy, including the structure and operations of the New Zealand inbound and outbound tourism and travel industries to demonstrate an understanding of the context they work within.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

23 July to 16 November 2018

22 July 2019 to 22 November 2019

19 weeks full time, part time study is available

The aim of the New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4) is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to work as junior consultants in travel related businesses providing quality customer service, product advice and sales in a travel industry context.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

  • Manage hospitality facilities, hospitality inventory and supplies to achieve yield and/or revenue targets
  • Monitor and maintain hospitality operating procedures and compliance requirements 
  • Apply staffing strategies to facilitate positive staff relationships in a hospitality business or environment 
  • Manage hospitality operations in a hospitality business or environment
  • Manage perishability of service products in the hospitality sector

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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)

12 February to 9 November 2018

One year full-time

  • Manage and develop hospitality staff to ensure positive customer experiences
  • Select and apply a range of communication, consultation, negotiation and reporting strategies to facilitate positive staff relationships in hospitality management situations
  • Analyse and apply financial management techniques to attain productivity, yield and profitability requirements for a hospitality operation
  • Select and apply a range of strategic solutions, in response to changes in the hospitality business environment, in order to maintain or improve hospitality business performance
  • Plan and develop future business strategies that encompass financial management, product development, sales and marketing and continuous improvement processes in a hospitality environment

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Southern Experience) (Level 5)

11 February to 15 November 2019

One year full-time.
Part-time study is also available.

On completion of the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) programme of study, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with diverse audiences in the tourism industry, to proactively support the visitor experience.
  • Manage workplace practices required of a tourism workplace including: self-management, effective time and task management, and compliance with relevant Acts and legislation.
  • Analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to support decision-making in the tourism industry
  • Develop, analyse and critique tourism business systems and processes that enable the delivery of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall business effectiveness.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (Level 3)

23 July to 7 December 2018

23 July to 6 December 2019

20 weeks

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the animal care sector.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in animal care.
  • To provide a programme of study that will enhance the knowledge base for the contexts of companion animals for those working or intending to work in the animal care sector.

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New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) with strand in Rural Animal Technician

26 February to 30 November 2018

25 February to 29 November 2019

One year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals as a veterinary nursing assistant by providing them with the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to help assist veterinarians and veterinary nurses in a companion animal practice.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) with strand in Veterinary Nursing Assistant

26 February to 30 November 2018 

25 February to 29 November 2019

1 year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals as a veterinary nursing assistant by providing them with the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to help assist veterinarians and veterinary nurses in a companion animal practice.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)

11 February to 15 November 2019

One year full-time (or two years including the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Level 5) with strand in Veterinary Nursing Assistant, which is a prerequisite to the Diploma)

The purpose of this qualification is to prepare individuals as a veterinary nursing care professional by providing them with the skills, knowledge and attributes needed to help animals attain, maintain or recover optimal health and quality of life. Graduates will also be able to practice sustainably and to engage in on-going learning in the field.


Christchurch

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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

15 January to 18 October 2018

12 February to 16 November 2018

12 March to 14 December 2018

One year full-time (four days in class, one day work experience)

This qualification provides the automotive industry with individuals who can service general automotive systems, and is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry. Graduates of this programme will be able to work under limited supervision.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3)

12 March to 12 December 2018

One year full time - three days per week class time, two days work experience

This qualification provides the collision repair and automotive refinishing industry with individuals who have attained the fundamental knowledge and skills required to work as removers/refitters of vehicle components, and/or refinishing preparers.

The qualification is designed for people who are beginning their career in the industry.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

26 February to 24 August 2018

24 weeks full-time

Gain knowledge of motor systems and automotive operations. Learn about the functions of both petrol and diesel engines as well as ignition systems, manual transmissions and safe working practices in an automotive workshop.

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New Zealand Certificate in Makeup Artistry (Level 4)

12 February to 16 November 2018

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

  • Implement professional standards and expectations relating to a makeup artistry workplace including all relevant health, safety and hygiene obligations.
  • Consult with clients and perform an in depth analysis for makeup artistry and product needs to create a makeup plan.
  • Apply knowledge of a broad range of makeup artistry applications, and related skills, to meet clients' needs in accordance with industry standards.
  • Apply knowledge of a broad range of complementary services, and related skills, for achieving a total look to meet clients' needs in accordance with industry standards.
  • Apply knowledge of human anatomy and physiology relevant to makeup services to ensure client comfort and safety is maintained.
  • Research a brief, produce relevant reference material and complete the brief within the designated timeframe.
  • Implement a broad range of communication and networking skills to work effectively within a makeup workplace.
  • Apply knowledge of skin and skin-related disease and disorders to identify symptoms and advise clients of possible implications in terms of proposed makeup services.
  • Apply knowledge of small business practice relevant to makeup artistry within the beauty sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) - Carpentry

12 February to 14 November 2018

14 March to 14 December 2018

20 August 2018 to 22 May 2019

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to work in the construction trades sector with limited supervision having gained skills and knowledge in health and safety, trade mathematics, hand tools and project work related to different aspects of the construction industry.

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Construction and Infrastructure - Construction

12 February to 9 August 2018

11 June to 5 December 2018

24 weeks full-time

Demonstrate knowledge of the carpentry industry including sketches and drawings. Gain familiarity with safe work practices, timber and construction materials. Be able to set up and use fixed machinery and basic portable power tools, as well as being able to construct timber garden furniture.

Course Details

Electrical Short Courses and Examinations

See Course Content

Various

2018 Electrical Course & Exam Information

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

12 February to 14 November 2018

11 July 2018 to 12 April 2019

One year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the electrical industry with people who have introductory knowledge that underpins safe electrical installation, testing, commissioning, and servicing of electrical installations and equipment.

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New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trade Assistant)

5 March to 5 December 2018

1 year full-time  - three days per week class time, two days per week work experience

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) industry with people who have sufficient underpinning knowledge, understanding, and practical skill to work as a Trade Assistant.

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New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support)

12 February to 16 November 2018

One year full-time

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the hairdressing industry with people who have obtained sufficient knowledge, practical skills and attitudes to perform limited salon and client support services that contribute to the effective operation of the salon

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New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services) (Level 4) with strand in Mental Health and Addiction Support

8 February to 8 November 

One year full-time

This programme will provide organisations within the health and wellbeing sectors with graduates who have the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to work alongside people, family and/or whanau accessing social and community services, under broad guidance. This is an entry level qualification designed for people already working in, or those who intend to develop a career supporting the health and wellbeing of people, family and/or whanau and the wider community.

This qualification is not associated with professional registration or a clinical scope of practice.

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Certificate in Personal Training

19 March to 23 November 2018

One year full time

This programme aims to produce graduates who understand and are able to apply the key components of exercise and fitness, and demonstrate knowledge of national and local needs in the area of fitness and health. Students will learn to work professionally with all clients, showing sensitivity to their individual needs. Graduates will have a strong scientific understanding of fitness and will be able to apply this knowledge and manage themselves within the context of the fitness industry, with an awareness of the issues relating to managing people and facilities.

Course Details

National Certificate in Fitness (Group Fitness Instruction) (Level 3)

22 May to 18 September 2018

18 weeks

Group fitness has to be one of the most exciting areas in fitness.  If you are passionate about helping others be the best they can be, then there is no better way of making a real difference than instructing a group fitness class.  The awesome atmosphere created from leading a group of enthusiastic participants through a fun and effective workout to music is hard to beat! Become a choreographer, an entertainer, a coach and a mentor.

You will develop the skills and knowledge from industry experts to become a great group fitness instructor.  Our blended delivery model includes self directed study, classroom sessions and weekly practical classes, offering you flexibility and support so you can be the best!

The course covers fitness fundamentals, mechanics of music, group communication and control, creating choreography, delivering a dynamic performance and much more.


Queenstown

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6)

4 June 2018 to 8 March 2019

13 August 2018 to 24 May 2019

3 June 2019 to 13 March 2020

Two years full-time
or
One year full-time if already completed New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5).

To provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who have attained a range of Information Technology (IT) knowledge, specialist practices and technical skills in software development. 

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5)

2018 Intakes

4 June 2018 to 8 March 2019

13 August 2018 to 24 May 2019

2019 Intakes

18 March 2019 to 13 March 2020

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

Technical skills

  • Determine client requirements, prepare and present solution(s) which meet client requirements.
  • Write scripts appropriate to implement and customise a solution package using frameworks and libraries.
  • Design and implement interfaces to enhance user experience and functionality.
  • Select, install and configure appropriate plug-in modules to supplement functionality to meet organisational requirements.
  • Test functionality and usability to meet client requirements.
  • Implement, configure, and publish tested web solutions to meet client requirements.

Core IT skills

  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role.
  • Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional.
  • Apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems.
  • Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements.

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New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) - Carpentry

12 March to 12 December 2018

34 weeks full-time

Graduates will be able to work in the construction trades sector with limited supervision having gained skills and knowledge in health and safety, trade mathematics, hand tools and project work related to different aspects of the construction industry.

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General English Plus Examination Preparation (Training Scheme)

Courses start every Monday

Full-time study, Monday to Friday 9am-3pm.

On completion of the General English Plus Examination Preparation (Level 4) graduates will have the English language skills to:

  • speak fluently about personal ideas on familiar topics
  • understand the main points in a range of factual information about familiar topics
  • read and understand a range of information on familiar topics
  • write with reasonable accuracy on familiar topics

Course Details

Barista Training

15 May, 16 May & 17 May 2018

29 June, 30 June & 1 July 2018

9 August, 11 August & 12 August 2018

21 hours - over three days

This course gives students an appreciation of coffee. The course provides information on the history and evolution of coffee and espresso technology for today's café society. It is targeted towards those interested in the barista field, plus those currently within the industry who wish to upskill.

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Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

Monday 23 and Thursday 26 April 2018 
Day 1: 9am - 6pm, Day 2: 9am - 1pm

Friday 1 and Sunday 3 June 2018
Day 1: 9am - 6pm, Day 2: 9am - 1pm

Friday 10 and Sunday 12 August 2018
Day 1: 9am - 6pm, Day 2: 1:30pm - 5:30pm

9.5 hours. Day one: 9am-6pm. Day two: 90 minute assessment followed by a 15 minute interview

This programme provides theory based units. It is designed to assess the knowledge of people studying in this area who are responsible for liquor sales and service in the hospitality industry, and also for those requiring the knowledge and implications of the terms and conditions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012.

It also helps people to be able to demonstrate knowledge of alcohol and intoxication, and the responsibilities and requirements for alcohol service in a licensed commercial environment.

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New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

16 July to 16 November 2018

2019

11 February to 21 June 2019

8 July to 8 November 2019

17 weeks full time

SIT's School of Hospitality offers professional level training for those who aspire to beome chefs within the hospitality industry.

This programme will develop your knowledge and culinary skills and help develop the necessary flair and creativity in the culinary arts to gain employment in this exciting and dynamic industry.

On completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3), graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply fundamental cookery skills to prepare, cook, and present a range of basic dishes employing commodities commonly used in industry
  • Follow standard operating procedures to deal with familiar problems in a commercial kitchen
  • Apply health and safety, food safety, and security practices to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for customers
  • Communicate effectively and behave in a professional manner with colleagues, managers, and customers

In addition to this Certificate qualification, each trainee will have the opportunity to gain the internationally recognised City and Guilds International qualifications (additional fee charged).

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

9 July 2018 to 18 April 2019

26 November 2018 to 6 September 2019

2019 

8 July 2019 to 16 April 2020

25 November 2019 to 5 September 2020

41 weeks full-time

Following on from the NZ Certificate in Cookery (Level 3), this Level 4 programme allows the enhancement and further development of students' culinary skills.

SIT's classrooms are well equipped and the tutors are very passionate about their craft. Students operate the Bungalow Restaurant on campus for several periods during the year and are encouraged to enter national culinary arts competitions.

This training will help develop the flair and creativity in the culinary arts deemed necessary to gain employment in this exciting and dynamic industry.

On completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4), graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Apply cookery skills to prepare, cook and present a range of cold larder dishes, hot kitchen dishes, and patisserie and desserts, employing complex preparation and presentation techniques
  • Monitor and maintain health and safety, food safety, and security practices, to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards for customers
  • Monitor and maintain interactions between colleagues, managers, and customers
  • Monitor and maintain the application of standard operating policies and procedures to work roles in a commercial kitchen

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Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori (He Timatanga) (Level 2)

19 February to 3 December 2018 Queenstown

20 February to 4 December 2018 Wanaka

One year full-time

On completion of this programme graduates will have developed an understanding and knowledge of:

  • Correct pronunciation of sounds and words 
  • Foundational sentence structures, grammar conventions and contextual vocabulary
  • Technical knowledge of foundation-level reo Māori in selected contexts and have develop an emerging respect for Te Reo
  • Foundation level Te Reo Māori to achieve tasks in specified contexts
  • Māori social organisation, institutions, protocols and practices
  • Knowledge of Ako Whakatere methodology
  • Awareness of their individual learning styles and the ability to advocate for themselves
  • Participating in huihuinga

Graduates will:

  • Use Te Reo Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures at a basic level as an expression of mana tangata
  • Use te reo at a basic level to talk about themselves and their own connections to the land and the environment as an expression of mana whenua
  • Apply technical knowledge of basic reo to everyday use, and develop respect for te reo, as an expression of mana reo
  • Use te reo at a basic level to achieve tasks in familiar contexts as an expression of mana ao turoa
  • Use te reo Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures at a foundation level to express connections to the land and the environment and prominent places and people of the area, as an expression of mana whenua
  • Apply technical knowledge of foundation-level reo Māori in selected contexts and develop an emerging respect for te reo as an expression of mana reo
  • Use foundation level te reo Māori to achieve tasks in specified contexts as an expression of mana ao turoa.mana tangata

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Graduate Diploma in Event Management

Intake 1: 21 May 2018 
Intake 2: 30 July 2018 
Intake 3: 8 October 2018

One year fulltime
Up to five years part-time
Intakes are nine weeks long

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Event Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Event Management, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

2018 Intakes:

5 March to 7 December 2018
21 May 2018 to 1 March 2019
30 July 2018 to 10 May 2019
8 October 2018 to 19 July 2019

One year full-time

Are you looking for professional development or an opportunity to learn more about Hotel Management?

SIT's Graduate Diploma programme is designed for students with an undergraduate degree (or relevant experience), who are wanting to transition into the hotel industry, or current hospitality professionals looking to progress into higher management positions by gaining formal qualifications in the hospitality industry.

This course will develop your skills and knowledge in strategic hotel management, tourism and hospitality management, entrepreneurship and event management. You will learn to understand, apply and communicate principles and concepts relevant to hotel management in order to function as a professional practitioner at a senior level in the industry, or progress to further study.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

5 March to 7 December 2018

21 May 2018 to 1 March 2019

30 July 2018 to 10 May 2019 

8 October 2018 to 19 July 2019

17 December 2018 to 27 September 2019 

One year full-time.

Part-time study is also available

On completion of the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) programme of study, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • apply effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with diverse audiences in the tourism industry, to proactively support the visitor experience.
  • manage workplace practices required of a tourism workplace including: self-management, effective time and task management, and compliance with relevant Acts and legislation.
  • analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to support decision-making in the tourism industry
  • develop, analyse and critique tourism business systems and processes that enable the delivery of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall business effectiveness.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 6)

5 March to 7 December 2018

21 May 2018 to 1 March 2019

30 July 2018 to 10 May 2019 

8 October 2018 to 19 July 2019

17 December 2018 to 27 September 2019 

One year fulltime

Up to four years part-time

The aim of this programme is to develop graduates who have the  skills and knowledge to work as senior operators at a strategic level in the hotel, tourism and travel industries or progress to futher study.


Gore

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Primary Industries - Agriculture

9 July - 20 December 2018

24 weeks full-time

  • It will provide learners with relevant skills and work ready attributes to prepare them to enter a range of industries in entry level positions, or progress to further study.
  • It will provide new ways for learners to achieve NCEA Level 2 and develop pathways that progress to further study, training and employment.
Areas studied include:
  • Health and Safety both on the farm and personal
  • Health and Nutrition (Personal)
  • Literacy and Numeracry for farming 
  • Two wheelers and quads
  • Animal handling and welfare
  • Livestock feed requirements 

Course Details

Absolute Beginners Art

4 September to 25 September

Four weeks

Tuesday 10am - 1pm

This is an Adult Community Education programme which endeavours to make art accessible and enjoyable to everyone.

By attending this course, you will learn and develop painting techniques using different mediums, as well as meet new people in a relaxed and social atmosphere.

Course Details

Art for Leisure

Semester 2 2018

25 July to 5 December 2018 (Wednesday)

26 July to 6 Decmeber 2018 (Thursday)

27 July to 7 December 2018 (Friday)

 

Semester 1 2019

20 February to 3 July 2019 (Wednesday)

21 February to 4 July 2019 (Thursday)

22 February to 5 July 2019 (Friday)

 

Semester 2 2019

24 July to 4 December 2019 (Wednesday)

25 July to 5 Decmeber 2019 (Thursday)

26 July to 6 December 2019 (Friday)

Part time

Learn to develop painting techniques and meet people in a relaxed and social atmosphere. Artists of all stages can learn the techniques involved in painting using watercolour, oil or acrylic paints. This is an Adult Community Education programme which endeavours to make art accessible and enjoyable for everyone, young and old.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

23 July to 23 November 2018

25 February to 4 July 2019

22 July to 28 November 2019

18 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will learn:
  • Computing basics through to intermediate level - using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Desktop Publishing and Microsoft Access Database.
  • Communication and customer service skills, and have knowledge of the Acts relating to communicating with customers.
  • Administration and office skills
  • Time management; plan and prioritising tasks, diary management
  • Managing files
  • Team work
  • Meetings
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Create a CV and a cover letter for a job application

Business Technologies including Business Skype, Instant Messaging, Dropbox etc.

Course Details

Computing short courses at SIT Gore campus

See under Course Content.

Various

Computing short courses at SIT Gore campus - Word Processing, Spreadsheets, and Power Point

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals)

2018
27 February to 8 June 2018
7 August to 16 November 2018

2019
26 February to 7 June 2019
30 July to 8 November 2019

13 weeks full-time

The computing learning starts at the very beginning, so no computer experience is necessary to enrol in this course.  You will learn the use of new technology that is used in many workplaces to efficiently assist in the running of a business, and this includes Word Processing, Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint Presentations and Access Database.

Course Details

Barista Training (One day course)

21 May 2018

2 July 2018

3 September 2018 

29 October 2018

10 December 2018

Monday 9am-3pm

 

It's a delightful experience to go into a well-run café and enjoy a beautiful coffee
A quality cup of espresso coffee is 50% barista skills, 25% well maintained espresso equipment and 25% roast and blend. A confident barista has the power to get customers into your café, and return custom is what everyone’s goal for a successful business venture should be.

This is a one day training session on how to achieve "The Perfect Cup"

 

Course Details

Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 1) programme of delivery leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)

26 February to 1 November 2018

30 weeks

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Understand self-management strategies to organise personal life, maintain well-being and continue learning
  • Interact positively with people from their own and other cultures, both individually and in group environments including work and community
  • Reflect on progress towards achieving personal and career goals
  • Organise, interpret, and communicate information using basic literacy and numeracy skills in relevant contexts

Course Details

Food Safety

Three day course

Monday 19 November 2018

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Monday 26 November 2018

Part time - Three day course

9am - 2pm

This programme aims to provide a basic understanding of practises that result in safe food handling. It is for all people working, or preparing to work, in a food business.

Course Details

Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

18 June & 21 June 2018

13 August & 16 August 2018
1 October & 4 October 2018
3 December & 6 December 2018

2 days, 9.00am-5.00pm

This two day programme covers the unit standards required to gain the Licence Controller Qualification.  It is compulsory to hold this qualification if applying for the General Managers Certificate, and is important for people working or intending to work in a supervisory role in a licenced premises. 

Course Details

Certificate in Advanced Te Ara Reo Māori

19 February to 3 December 2018 

One year

This programme aims to increase the number of speakers in conversational Te Reo Máori across all generations. You will examine aspects of tikanga Máori through activities especially designed to encourage communication in Máori. These will include a combination of formal and informal situations such as Hui, Powhiri and Noho Marae.

Course Details

Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori

19 February to 3 December 2018

1 year

This fun and exciting programme is a foundation level of the Māori language which will introduce you to basic tikanga Māori and introductory conversational Māori.

Course Details

Introduction to Relaxation and Sports Massage for friends and family

8 May to 26 June 2018

4 September to 23 October 2018

8 weeks, Tuesday evenings 6-9pm

If you're thinking about massage therapy as a career or just want to give your friends and family a treat, then this short 8 week course is for you. This course is hands-on (the practical application of massage therapy).


Auckland

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management strand)

2018 Intakes

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 - Applications close 12/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 24/09/2018

Intakes will be 8 weeks long. (The programme can be completed in 35 weeks of full-time study.)

This course can be studied full-time or part-time.

A mix mode delivery of onsite and distance learning is also available.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, within an operational context.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 26/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 30/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 01/10/2018

Intakes will be 8 weeks long.

This course can be studied full time or part time.

A mix mode delivery of onsite and distance learning is also available.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

This new qualification is replacing the National Diploma in Business (Level 6) as per the 2015 NZQA TRoQ review. Transition arrangements are in place for students currently completing the National Diploma in Business to either complete it by 31 December 2018 or transition into this new programme.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 26/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 30/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 01/10/2018

Intakes will be 8 weeks long. (The programme can be completed in 35 weeks of full-time study.)

This course can be studied full-time or part-time.

A mix mode delivery of onsite and distance learning is also available.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

This new qualification is replacing the National Diploma in Business (Level 6) as per the 2015 NZQA TRoQ review. Transition arrangements are in place for students currently completing the National Diploma in Business to either complete it by 31 December 2018 or transition into this new programme.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 29/03/2019

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn to solve problems, both independently and as part of a team,and to develop and criticaly evaluate HR policy in areas such as recruiting, organisational departmental planning, performance management and employment compliance.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn about HR policy, management, ethics, and business practice, as well as getting hands on experience or undertaking a research project. Elective papers are available in contemporary topics such as change management, organisational behaviour and business ethics.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management strand)

2018 Intakes

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 29/03/2018 - Applications close 12/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 24/09/2018

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, with an operational context

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Applied Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018 to 29/03/2019

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management. 

High importance is placed on the development of ‘soft’ skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presenting, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018

Intake 5: 15/10/2018

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are eight weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management

23 July to 16 November 2018

Workshops are held at our Auckland Campus on Wednesday evenings from 5.30pm to 9pm.

This course is offered via Blended Delivery, which means students study both online and through evening classes at our Auckland campus.

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques. This unit standards based Level 4 Certificate will give you the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the management of projects and work with others in a project team. 


SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) (General)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 25/05/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 20/07/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 Weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the horticulture sector.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in horticulture.
  • To provide a programme of study that will enhance the knowledge base of growing systems and environments for those working or intending to work in the horticulture sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) Landscape Construction strand

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

24 Weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

The aims of the Landscape Construction strand of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working as an effective member of a team.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in horticulture.
  • To provide a programme of study that will enhance the knowledge base of routine tasks associtaed with implementation of a landscape design.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Land Based Sustainability Practices

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

12 Weeks fulltime

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that actively contribute to the environmentally sustainable performance of a land based industry or process.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in land based sustainable practices.
  • To provide a programme of study that will enhance your knowledge base of land based sustainability practices for those working, or intending to work in the land based primary industries sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 3)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 25/05/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 20/07/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the organic primary production sector.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in organic primary production.
  • To provide a programme of study that will enhance you knowledge base of organic production growing systems and environments for those working, or intending to work in the sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 4) (Crop Production or Livestock Production)

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 20/07/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to apply knowledge of organic principles to the implementation and monitoring of an organic primary production plan and organic standard’s compliance requirements.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Agribusiness Management (Level 5)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 25/05/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 20/07/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

18 months full time (120 credits, one year full time + 30 credits, one intake part time.)

Up to five years part time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

If you're in agriculture, you're in business. The New Zealand Diploma in Agribusiness Management offers a foundation in core business skills such as business planning, financial management, HR, resource management and sustainability and reporting and the material is tailored to the specific requirements of the agricultural sector.

Course Details

Certificate in Interior Décor

Intake 1: 19/02/2018 to 15/06/2018 - Applications close 29/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 25/06/2018 to 19/10/2018 - Applications close 04/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

This course will equip you with the ability to undertake interior design work to satisfy your personal needs and/or plan a career or enter into further study in areas which specialise in interior design.

Course Details

Diploma in Digital Photography

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 15/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

1 year full time

Up to 4 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Important Information; The Diploma in Digital Photography (Level 5) is expiring at the end of 2018 and is being replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5). 2018 will be the final year of delivery for DDP (the Diploma in Digital Photography) and will require students to either complete their studies in this year, or choose papers which will allow them to cross credit into the new NZ. Dip.

Part time students should be aware of this when choosing papers.

No new students will be accepted into DDP

If you have not previously studied Digital Photography or Film with us please refer to the New Zealand Diploma in Photography for application details.

For returning students that will not complete in 2018, there are five DDP papers that will be cross creditable into the NZ. Dip. They are DDP103, DDP106, DDP108, and DDP111 or DDF110. DDP111 and DDF110 are electives in the NZ. Dip. and as such only one must be completed to complete the course.

From beginners through to experienced photographers, this course will teach comprehensive digital photography theory and practices as well as offering elective papers in a range of specialist topics.

The compulsory section includes knowledge and application of:

  • photographic practice, techniques and tools
  • understanding the aesthetics of photographic design and practice
  • understanding of the relationships between different photographic equipment and tools

The elective sections include skills and knowledge relevant to still and moving image photography, including:

  • advanced studies in photographic tools and techniques
  • principles and practices of auteur photography
  • the choice of additional still and moving image applied studies

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Photography (Level 5)

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 15/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to four years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Notes for DDP Students:

Returning DDP students should investigate their options for completion of our Diploma in Digital Photography, or transferal into NZDP.

To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the arts/photography sector.

To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies or employment in photography.

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the photography sector

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4)

Intake 1: 19/02/2018 to 15/06/2018 - Applications close 29/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 25/06/2018 to 19/10/2018 - Applications close 04/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

17 weeks full time
Up to two Years part-time
Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) is to provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to start, operate, grow and sustain a small business in New Zealand.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Administration and Technology Strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

One year full-time.

Up to five years part-time.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management Strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

One year full-time.

Up to five years part-time.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, within an operational context.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Project Management strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

One year full-time.

Up to 5 years part-time.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Administration and Technology Strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time
Up to five years part-time
Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time
Up to five years part-time
Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise

Stage One 2018

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 25/05/2018 - Applications close/08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 20/07/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Stage Two 2018

Intake 1: 26/03/2018 to 23/11/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 2: 06/08/2018 to 05/04/2019 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intake 3: 15/10/2018 to 14/06/2019 - Applications close 24/09/2018

Stage One:

17 weeks fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Stage Two:

Fulltime one year (39 weeks)

This programme is designed to meet the needs of graduates who wish to start their own business as well as those who want to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation and business enterprise management in an existing business. Students in the programme will not only be focused on creating new business ventures, but will also have a willingness and commitment to learn about new enterprise creation and development from theoretical and research based perspectives.

Course Details

Bachelor of Professional Communication

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Study to be an effective communicator, researcher, writer and leader. Covering a wide range of topics such as media culture, news broadcasting, communication strategies, politics, law, ethics, event management, brand management, and crisis and emergency management, you will learn transferable skills to help you in any career, from media organisations to government and private enterprise.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Communication (Local Government)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks fulltime

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Graduate Certificate in Communication (Local Government) aims to provide those people working in middle management at territorial authorities the opportunity to formalise their practical communications skills into a qualification and to gain a sound theoretical base on which to structure regular tasks.  They may already be working in the communications field or another area within the council, (supported by an undergraduate degree) which requires recognition of higher level communication knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Communication (Public Relations)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks fulltime

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The public relations aligned Graduate Certificate in Communications (Public Relations) provides graduates with the theory behind public relations communications; the effectiveness of various channels of communication; and the laws and ethics which impact on these. It provides those already working in communications or journalism with the necessary theoretical knowledge to be able to move into a more complex public relations role.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Communication (Local Government)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

1 year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Graduate Diploma in Communication (Local Government) gives more experienced communications practitioners the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to manage specific issues, events and tasks, which may occur within that environment and draw on the theory which underpins these.

The Graduate Diploma in Communication (LG) also provides a professional development opportunity for a communications practitioner with a generic or similar undergraduate degree who wishes to specialise in local government working at a higher level.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The Graduate Diploma in Communication (Public Relations) aims to enable public relations practitioners (with an undergraduate qualification) to build on their applied skills and learning. The programme aims to ensure its graduates can manage significant events or specialised roles in an organisation or government body. A person already engaged in PR at middle management level, or someone with a good body of prior on-the-job learning, is given the opportunity to become a PR specialist.

Course Details

Certificate in Introduction to Teacher Aiding

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 27/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 29/06/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 21/05/2018 to 24/08/2018 - Applications close 30/04/2018

Intake 4: 30/07/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 09/07/2018

Intake 5: 10/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 20/08/2018

14 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 14 weeks long.

The Certificate in Introduction to Teacher Aiding (Level 3) is expiring at the end of 2018. In 2018 the Certificate in Introduction to Teacher Aiding is only available to returning Teacher Aiding students who will complete the qualification in 2018. SIT is currently working on a replacement programme of study for this Certificate and more information should be available in the new year.

Teacher aides play an important role in supporting children’s learning in New Zealand schools. If you’re working as a teacher aide in a school, then this qualification will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to do the job effectively.

Course Details

National Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 4), with strands in New Zealand Environment and International Environment

2018 Intakes:

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

12 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

The National Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 4) is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (Level 4). In 2018 the National Certificate in Adult Education and Training is only available to all students who will complete the qualification in 2018. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (Level 4) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

People awarded the New Zealand Environment strand of this qualification are able to identify the diverse cultural and educational needs of adult learners and establish an inclusive learning environment for adult learners within New Zealand, with particular focus on the Māori and Pakeha cultures of New Zealand.

People awarded the International Environment strand of this qualification are able to teach and train adult learners in learning environments outside New Zealand and are able to establish inclusive multicultural learning environments for these learners.

Course Details

National Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 5)

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The National Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 5) is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (Level 5). In 2018 the National Certificate in Adult Education and Training is only available to returning students who will complete the qualification in 2018. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

If you are delivering adult education programmes and assessments in training environments, including polytechnics, wananga, private training establishments, workplace training and distance learning, The National Certificate in Adult Education and Training will broaden your understanding of the learning needs of adults, giving you the skills necessary to design learning sessions, tailor the way you facilitate training for individuals and groups of adult learners and evaluate sessions. This programme is Unit Standards based, totalling 60 credits comprising of 4 compulsory units, 4 elective units and a choice between two units on delivery of culturally safe and inclusive learning.

Course Details

National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational or Workplace Trainer)

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

12 weeks full time, can be studied part-time

The National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational or Workplace Trainer) (Level 5) is expiring at the end of 2018 and will be replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace). In 2018 the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational or Workplace Trainer) (Level 5) is only available to returning Adult Education students who will complete the qualification in 2018. All other applicants will need to wait until the New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) is available later in 2018.

This course aims to provide the understanding of historical and theoretical issues that underpin adult literacy in New Zealand and knowledge about Māori adult literacy.  It provides the skills to identify the literacy and numeracy demands of the programme, as well as identifying a person's literacy and numeracy level and needs.  It will enable graduates to integrate literacy and numeracy skills development into their programmes and be able to evaluate the effectiveness of strategies and activities.

Course Details

National Diploma in Adult Education and Training (Level 6)

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to three years part-time (part time study is recommended)

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The National Diploma in Adult Education and Training (Level 6) is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Tertiary Teaching (Level 6). In 2018 the National Diploma in Adult Education and Training is only available to returning Adult Education students who will complete the qualification in 2018. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Tertiary Teaching (Level 6) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

This unit standard based programme builds on the tertiary teaching knowledge and skills learned in the Level 5 Certificate, and covers the design, moderation, quality, management and leadership of adult education and training programmes. The National Diploma in Adult Education and Training (Level 6) is a comprehensive course that teaches the theory, skills and practise of adult education, including assessment, delivery, design and development, evaluation, Māori education and training, and management of adult education and training, as well as including units covering academic research and research ethics in education.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 4)

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

12 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relvant to working or further training in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in adult and tertiary teaching.

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks in long.

 

Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

Provides a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in adult and tertiary teaching.

Produces dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 6)

Intake 3: 11/06/2018 to 05/10/2018 - Applications close 21/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to three years part-time (part-time study is recommended)

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to leading or managing staff and/or processes in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

Produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the adult and tertiary teaching sector.

Provide a pathway for graduate and post-graduate qualifications

Course Details

Certificate in Environmental Management

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 15/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 22/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time (part-study is recommended) 

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The Certificate in Environmental Management (Level 4) is expiring at the end of 2018. In 2018 the Certificate in Environmental Management is only available to returning Environmental students who will complete the qualification in 2018. SIT is currently working on a replacement programme of study for this Certificate and more information should be available in the new year.

If you are looking to obtain skills across a range of environmental management contexts, the Certificate in Environmental Management may be the right choice.

The course will provide you with a solid foundation of environmental and conservation management knowledge and information in addition to relevant historical and current environmental management issues.

Topics include geological and biological origins of New Zealand, characteristics of shoreline ecosystems and Climate Change vs Global Warming.

Course Details

Diploma in Digital Film

Intake 1: 05/02/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 15/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

1 year fulltime

Up to 3 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

This programme aims to give students a solid base of skills to expand their talents, push their creativity and heighten their technical skills in Digital Film.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Occupational Health and Safety Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years full-time

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally, or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 6)

Intake 1: 19/02/2018 to 15/06/2018 - Applications close 29/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 25/06/2018 to 19/10/2018 - Applications close 04/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

One year full time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 6) is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6). In 2018 the Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is only available to returning Occupational Health and Safety students who will complete the qualification in 2018. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Whether you're already in a health and safety role, or you're looking to enter the industry, this diploma course will teach you about occupational health and safety systems, practices and programmes. The programme is comprised of six papers, covering the identification and management of hazards and systems in the workplace, the development of safety programmes, monitoring, auditing and assessment. High profile issues are covered, such as noise-induced hearing loss and respiratory protection and while there’s theory, most of the course is practically focused, much of which includes components that you can complete while on the job.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in a specialised field, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Students who have completed a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management will critically analyse strategic occupational health and safety issues facing organisations, develop and implement policies and procedures in the area of occupational health and safety management, and undertake an influential leadership role for occupational health and safety management

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Workplace Health and Safety Management (Level 6)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to four years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to management and strategic decision making in the workplace health and safety sector.

To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in workplace health and safety.

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the workplace health and safety sector. 

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (HR Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years full time

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Diploma in Professional Coaching

Intake 1: 19/02/2018 to 15/06/2018 - Applications close 29/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 25/06/2018 to 19/10/2018 - Applications close 04/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

This programme is suitable for professionals working in areas of social development (teachers, trainers, consultants, HR professionals etc.) and/or social support services (social workers, nurses, therapists, etc.). It is also useful to those working in service industries with a strong client orientation (i.e. tourism and hospitality) who would like to develop their people skills and improve their interpersonal communication and client relationship skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn to solve problems, both independently and as part of a team, and to develop and critically evaluate HR policy in areas such as recruiting, organisational departmental planning, performance management and employment compliance.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Human Resource (HR) Management.

Learn about HR policy, management, ethics, and business practice, as well as getting hands on experience or undertaking a research project. Elective papers are available in contemporary topics such as change management, health & safety and employee relations.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)

Available late 2018

Intakes will be 17 weeks long

17 weeks full-time

Up to five years part-time

To gain the technical skills and knowledge directly relevant to leading teams to achieve workplace objectives.

To provide the people and affective skills and knowledge for managing relationships within a workplace environment.

To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers. 

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management Strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

One year full-time.

Up to five years part-time.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time
Up to five years part-time
Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills, within a strategic context.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers from the Leadership and Management strand.

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their area of interest.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Applied Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

This degree programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Applied Marketing major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally, or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Event Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme is to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally. Students are able to specialise in one of five majors: Project Management, Event Management, Human Resource Management, Applied Marketing or Applied Management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (HR Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years full time

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Occupational Health and Safety Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years full-time

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme aims to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally, or internationally.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal, and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme is to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally. Students are able to specialise in one of six majors:

  • Project Management, 
  • Occupational Health and Safety,
  • Event Management, 
  • Human Resource Management, 
  • Applied Marketing
  • Applied Management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Applied Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management. 

High importance is placed on the development of ‘soft’ skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presenting, interpersonal and problem solving skills) in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Applied Marketing

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Applied Marketing is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Marketing, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Event Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Certificate in Event Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with theoretical and applied knowledge in Event Management, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Management.

Learn how to analyse strategic issues facing organisations, understand costing and financial management processes and develop and implement appropriate policies in operations and general management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Applied Marketing

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Marketing is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Applied Marketing, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Event Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of soft skills for management (such as communication, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge.

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Event Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Event Management, which can be used in professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

Course Details

Master of Applied Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

18 months fulltime

Up to seven years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks 

MGT902 is 34 weeks 

The Master of Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners and recent graduates, wishing to undertake an advanced programme of study in order to prepare for further study or to assist with obtaining a more senior position. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Master of Applied Management will benefit from the advanced knowledge and capabilities (including analytical, managerial and research) that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Intakes are 17 weeks long

17 weeks full-time

Up to five years part-time

 

Graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management will be able to:

  • Assess corporate social responsibility issues and determine appropriate responses
  • Apply acquired knowledge and skills in practical management situations
  • Evaluate evidence in order to support a management course of action
  • Show evidence of advanced knowledge about management practice
  • Work effectively in teams

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners and recent graduates, wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study, in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their management knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management will benefit from the broad knowledge and skill set (including problem-solving and team work) that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Certificate in Health Sciences (Intermediate) Level 4

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

3 months fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

The Certificate in Health Science (Intermediate) (Level 4) is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Health Sciences programme of study). In 2018 the Certificate in Health Science (Intermediate) is only available to returning students and must be completed in 2018. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Applied Health Sciences programme of study) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Following on from the Level 3 Certificate in Health Science, this certificate provides intermediate skills and knowledge required for further study or work in the health sciences sector.

Students will study the structures and systems of the human body, senses, chemistry and response to disease and infection.

Course Details

Certificate in Health Sciences (Pre Entry) Level 3

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

3 months fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

In 2018 the Certificate in Health Science (Pre Entry) (Level 3) only avilable to returning students who must be able to complete it in 2018. This programme is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (applied health sciences programme of study).

All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (applied health sciences programme of study) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

This programme provides students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the health sciences sector. An ideal starting point for students wishing to study Nursing, Midwifery, Sport & Exercise or Therapeutic and Sports Massage.

Students will study human anatomy and biology, structures and systems of the human body in a health context, health care, ethics, culture, and science fundamentals.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Pre entry applied health sciences)

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close: 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close: 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close: 23/07/2018  

17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

 

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to further training in the applied health sciences sector.
  • Provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in applied health sciences.

 

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (Intermediate applied health sciences)

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close: 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close: 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close: 23/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

 

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to employment or further training in the applied health sciences sector.
  • Provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies or employment in applied health sciences

 

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management major)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

Three years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme is to produce graduates with the personal and professional skills necessary to be successful in demanding and evolving business environments, whether locally, nationally or internationally. Students are able to specialise in one of six majors:

  • Project Management, 
  • Occupational Health and Safety, 
  • Event Management, 
  • Human Resource Management, 
  • Applied Marketing 
  • Applied Management.

The programme offers a blend of theoretical and practical learning, with an emphasis on applied knowledge and skill. High importance is placed on the development of the soft skills for management (such as communication, business writing, presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills), in addition to the development of specific business knowledge and skills.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to three years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

If you already hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, the Graduate Certificate in Project Management provides a recognised qualification (similar to a subject minor) covering foundation skills in project management theory and practice.

With a core paper in strategic management, and a choice of one of six elective papers, skills learnt are then applied through a choice of a dissertation or internship.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Project Management

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year fulltime

Up to five years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Graduate Diploma in Project Management is to provide students who already have a degree, or extensive applicable experience, with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in Project Management (equivalent to a second major subject).

This programme covers all aspects of Project Management, including strategic management, contemporary issues, relationships, influence and leadership, plus three elective papers. Knowledge gained is then applied through a choice of a dissertation or internship.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management

Intake 1: 19/02/2018 to 15/06/2018 - Applications close 29/01/2018

Intake 2: 09/04/2018 to 03/08/2018 - Applications close 19/03/2018

Intake 3: 25/06/2018 to 19/10/2018 - Applications close 04/06/2018

Intake 4: 13/08/2018 to 07/12/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

17 weeks full-time

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques. This unit standards based Level 4 Certificate will give you the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the management of projects and work with others in a project team. 

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Project Management strand)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time.

Up to five years part-time.

Intakes will be 17 weeks long.

This qualification provides learners with core technical knowledge, people, cognitive, affective, and business environment skills.

The programme is structured with five core compulsory papers, then three elective papers can be selected from within the following strands:

This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

Course Details

Certificate in Sports Training and Development (Level 3)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 27/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 26/03/2018 to 29/06/2018 - Applications close 05/03/2018

Intake 3: 21/05/2018 to 24/08/2018 - Applications close 30/04/2018

Intake 4: 30/07/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 09/07/2018

Intake 5: 10/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 20/08/2018

14 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 14 weeks long.

This certificate will help students gain the skills and knowledge for work or further training in the sports training sector. The content gives athletes and coaches the knowledge to allow themselves and others to achieve their potential. The programme has a strong focus on sport psychology, nutrition and exercise prescription and finding out how the body becomes stronger, fitter and faster when stressed by exercise.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year full-time.

Up to four years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

On completion of the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) programme of study, graduates will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • apply effective verbal and written communication skills in order to communicate with diverse audiences in the tourism industry, to proactively support the visitor experience.
  • manage workplace practices required of a tourism workplace including: self-management, effective time and task management, and compliance with relevant Acts and legislation.
  • analyse and evaluate local, national and international tourism operating environments in order to support decision-making in the tourism industry
  • develop, analyse and critique tourism business systems and processes that enable the delivery of a quality visitor experience and contribute to overall business effectiveness.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 6)

Intake 1: 12/02/2018 to 08/06/2018 - Applications close 22/01/2018

Intake 2: 02/04/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 12/03/2018

Intake 3: 18/06/2018 to 12/10/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 4: 06/08/2018 to 30/11/2018 - Applications close 16/07/2018

One year fulltime
Up to four years part-time
Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of this programme is to develop graduates who have the skills and knowledge to work as senior operators at a strategic level in the hotel, tourism and travel industries or progress to futher study.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) (Level 3)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2018 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

Six months fulltime

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

 The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working, or further training in the animal care sector.
  • Provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in animal care.
  • Provide a programme of study that will enhance the knowledge base for the contexts of companion animals for those working, or intending to work in the animal care sector.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Lifestyle Block Animals) (Level 3)

Intake 1: 29/01/2018 to 20/04/2018 - Applications close 08/01/2018

Intake 2: 12/03/2019 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 19/02/2018

Intake 3: 07/05/2018 to 27/07/2018 - Applications close 16/04/2018

Intake 4: 18/06/2018 to 07/09/2018 - Applications close 28/05/2018

Intake 5: 13/08/2018 to 02/11/2018 - Applications close 23/07/2018

Intake 6: 24/09/2018 to 14/12/2018 - Applications close 03/09/2018

Six months fulltime

Up to two years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long

 The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working, or further training in the animal care sector.
  • Provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in animal care.
  • Provide a programme of study that will enhance the knowledge base for the contexts of lifestyle block animals for those working, or intending to work in the animal care sector.


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Below are the semester dates for *most* courses at SIT. Please note, there will be numerous exceptions to these dates so please use the below as a guide only.

 

Semester One 2018

  • First part of semester (9 weeks): 12 February – 13 April
  • Mid-semester break (2 weeks): 16 April – 27 April
  • Second part of semester (8 weeks): 30 April – 22 June
  • Semester break (2 weeks): 25 June – 6 July

 

Semester Two 2018

  • First part of semester (12 weeks): 9 July – 28 September
  • Mid-semester break (1 week): 1 October – 5 October
  • Second part of semester (5 weeks): 8 October– 9 November

 

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