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5 Campuses + Distance Learning, 218 Courses, 33 Subjects

Course Guide 2017

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!

Application Forms

Click a link for the type of enrolment you require:

  • Standard application form for on-campus courses (not to be used for SIT2LRN Distance Learning applications)
  • SIT2LRN Study Anywhere application - online enrolments are available now, see individual programmes for enrolment forms
  • International application - for students who are not New Zealand citizens, New Zealand permanent residents or Australian citizens residing in New Zealand

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Course Details

Certificate in Commercial Floristry (Level 3)

23 February to 25 November

34 weeks full time

This course will provide students with the practical skills required for making and designing floristry products such as hand-tied bouquets and posies, corsages, floral gifts, wristlets and buttonholes, and flower arrangements.  It also covers important operational functions for providing floristry service in a retail environment including the conditioning and preparation of products, appropriateness for the occasion, handling and care, supplier and seasonal availability, toxicity/allergy characteristics, shelf life and price, and customer service skills. 

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Floral Design

10 August - 12 October 2016. 

Wednesday 6pm-9pm

No class 28 September and 5 October 2016 

 

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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National Diploma in Architectural Technology

13 February to 17 November 2017

Two years full time

This programme aims to provide participants who complete the qualification with the skills and knowledge required to operate as capable technicians in the construction industry. These skills include: establishing a design brief, presenting preliminary designs, developing building concepts and preparing working drawings. The programme also aims to develop skills applicable to the wider construction industry, including health and safety plans, quality assurance and construction methodologies.

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National Diploma in Quantity Surveying

13 February to 17 November 2017

2 years full time.

As a Quantity Surveyor, your job will involve estimating and managing the cost during the design and construction of a building and making sure projects are completed within budget. As the world population increases and the demand for construction grows so does the need for experienced technicians, both here and overseas.

The National Diploma in Quantity Surveying will equip you with skills such as establishing a design brief, preparing working drawings, understanding the context of working drawings, research and pricing of construction and associated work, and communicating with persons within the construction industry.

As well as focusing on the quantity surveying field, you will gain an understanding of other disciplines within the wider construction industry. This transferable knowledge will promote greater understanding between sectors and allow you greater career flexibility.

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Bachelor of Visual Arts

13 February to 10 November

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 included 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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Certificate in Applied Arts

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

This programme aims to produce students who demonstrate capability in applied arts skills, understanding of applied arts knowledge and applications of techniques to a range of applied arts and craft practices.

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Bachelor of Audio Production

13 February to 10 November 2017

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

13 February to 10 November 2017

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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Certificate in Music and Sound Engineering (Pre Entry)

10 July to 24 November 2017 

20 weeks full time

This certificate has been designed to give you fundamental knowledge of the theoretical and practical components of contemporary music and sound engineering. The curriculum spans the following fields of study, music studies, music performance, performing arts technology, sound production and interpersonal communication.

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Graduate Certificate in Audio Production

15 February to 24 June 2016

11 July to 11 November 2016

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

13 February to 10 November 2017

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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Certificate in Commercial Road Transport

13 February to 23 June 2017

18 July to 11 November 2017

17 weeks full time

Start your truck driving career by gaining licences, licence endorsements and undertaking work placements.  It's much more than just a truck driving school - you'll get experience and connections as well as the licences you need to get a job in the industry.  Enrol in the Certificate in Commercial Road Transport to obtain professional skills for driving trucks in the transport industry and get your career moving!

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National Certificate in Goods Service (Heavy Vehicle Driver)

15 January 2017 to 15 December 2017

16 weeks full time

The National Certificate in Goods Service (Heavy Vehicle Driver) includes strands in Heavy Rigid Vehicle, and Heavy Combination Vehicle, and produces work-ready graduates who are able to safely and efficiently participate in the road transport industry, and have attained a Class 5 driver licence to operate a combination vehicle of greater than 25 tons. This Class 5 licence is the highest progression of licence class.

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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Heavy)

13 February to 3 November 2017

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. It 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)

13 February to 3 November 2017

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. It 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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Diploma in Beauty Therapy

13 February to 17 November 2017

One year full time

The Diploma in Beauty Therapy teaches students to perform a range of professional facial treatments, depilatory wax service, manicure and pedicure and nail technology services, electrology services and cosmetic services.

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Bachelor of Commerce

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

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 Business

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017

 

19 weeks full time, part time study is also available

Get your teeth into the business world with this 17 week course that introduces you to a selection of business topics. In a casual and welcoming classroom become familiar with a selection of basic functions of a business in a way that suits you.

This is an ideal programme if you are preparing to enter/re-enter the workforce, seeking new employment opportunities or thinking of starting your own business. It also prepares you for further study towards more advanced business qualifications such as New Zealand Diploma in Business. Each programme comprises six or more papers when studying full time.

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Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Level 3)

30 January to 23 June 2017

23 weeks full time. Part time study may be available.

With business practices rapidly changing due to advances in technology, it has never been more important to upskill.

Specifically designed as a broad based entry-level qualification, students will learn to produce documents to a professional level and will be conversant with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher enabling them to manage an office with the efficiency and expertise required. 

Upon completion students will have a nationally recognised qualification and the necessary knowledge in business administration and computing to progress to the Level 4 National Certificate or further related study. (Students can enrol in Levels 3 and 4 to complete a full 12 month programme within one academic year).

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Certificate in Money Management

20 July 2016 - 30 November 2016

20 weeks part-time,Wednesdays 6pm-9pm

The ability to manage money is an essential life-skill for all New Zealanders, regardless of age or current level of income. The Certificate in Money Management (CMM) will help you reach your financial goals and provide a secure financial future for you and your whanau.

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Certificate in Small Business Management

9 August 2016 to 23 May 2017

One year part-time, Mondays 6pm-9pm

This course aims to provide business owners and potential owners with the necessary skills and knowledge to start up, operate and take their business to the next level.  It provides a unique Māori cultural learning environment for tauira (students) that incorporates values of kaitiakitanga, Ahurutanga, Koha and Mauri Ora.

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Cloud Business Certification by Accounting Pod

Enrolments are open until December 24 2016. 

Flexible learning.  Virtual classrooms and further meet ups in your area.

4 weeks flexible learning

Be part of this exciting wave in doing cloud business. Join us for 4 weeks of flexible learning.  Take an in-depth look at financial management of a small business using real data, the latest cloud tools and much more.

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Diploma in Commerce

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Two years full time; part time study is also available

The Diploma in Commerce is the first two years of SIT's Bachelor of Commerce programme. Students have the option to complete the diploma or continue with a third year of study to graduate with a degree.

With a range of papers available in accounting, management or marketing, you have the flexibility to design a programme that best serves your career aspirations, and to enjoy the mix of academic theory and strong practical and applied skills taught by our experienced and respected tutors. 

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Graduate Diploma in Accounting

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

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.

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: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

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

26 July to 8 September - Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6-9pm.

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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National Certificate in Business Administration (Level 4)

25 July to November 25, 2016.

19 weeks full time. Part time study is also available.

This programme in business administration will provide students with the skills demanded in today's dynamic business environment. The programme encompasses all aspects of information technology, communication and administrative systems. You will learn how to use MYOB Accounting and MYOB Payroll, both of which are sought-after skills in the industry. This programme will further enhance the experience you may already have in this area.

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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

February and July

18 weeks full-time, part-time study is available

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 Diploma in Business

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Two years full time. Part time study is also available.

A general business qualification endorsed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the New Zealand Diploma in Business provides an excellent grounding in business skills. You will benefit from applied theory and practice that is relevant to today's business world. This diploma is highly valued by employers.

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New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting Technicians Requirements

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Two years full time. Part time study is also available.

Please note that this qualification in its current form is expiring at the end of 2017. Replacement qualifications are the NZ Diploma in Business Level 5 and the NZ Diploma in Business Level 6. These will be offered from 2018.

Members of the College of Accounting Technicians provide paraprofessional accounting services. This includes active involvement in middle level accounting work, assisting an accountant, office management and administration management.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise

2017 intakes as follows:

16 January, 13 February, 13 March, 10 April, 8 May, 5 June, 31 July, 28 August, 25 September, 23 October, 20 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 -

Mondays: 13 February to 1 May 2017 - 6pm-7.30pm (Level 1)

Intermediate -

Wednesdays: 5 February to 3 May 2017 - 6pm-7.30pm (Level 3)

All classes are scheduled  for 10 weeks (excluding 2 weeks break in between). 

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.

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Bachelor of Information Technology

13 February to 10 November 2017

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).

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Certificate in Computing (Level 3) (VLC)

2 August 2016 to 16 May 2017 or

3 August 2016 to 17 May 2017

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Certificate in Technical Computing

13 February to 23 June 2017

20 weeks full time. Part time study is also available.

Students will learn fundamental hardware installation and management skills, networking and infrastructure, as well as an introduction to topics such as development, databases and information management.

For those interested in pursuing the Bachelor of Information Technology, the papers from the Certificate in Technical Computing can be incorporated into the Bachelor of Information Technology.

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Diploma in Information Technology (Level 5)

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

This Level 5 Diploma provides professional skills in Information Technology.  Students will work with information systems to meet prescribed specifications and needs within an organisational context. They will provide information systems support, including selecting and configuring operating systems, networks and software components of an organisation's information system.

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Diploma in Information Technology (Level 6)

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

This programme will provide professional skills in Information Technology. Graduates will be able to construct data bases for business inventories, propose and develop information systems, design and test software applications within a variety of businesses.

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Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

Networking Stream

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 judgment and creative thinking.

 

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Master of Information Technology

13 February to 10 November 2017 

18 months full time

The Master of Information Technology is aimed at IT professionals 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.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology

15 February to 11 November 2016

20 weeks full time

The Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology is primarily aimed at IT professionals wishing to undertake a short programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications, update their knowledge and advance their careers.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

The Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology is aimed at IT professionals and recent graduates (domestic and international) wishing to undertake a longer programme of study that covers a wider range of subject areas, in order to prepare for further study or to assist with obtaining a more senior position in an IT or IT business related place of employment.

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Certificate in Construction

13 February to 10 November 2017

14 March to 7 December 2017

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

The Certificate in Construction course covers carpentry theory, elementary construction skills, health and safety, drawing and practical construction skills.  Every class builds a house from scratch, with practical sessions being alternated with classroom learning.  Classes are 3 days per week and students are encouraged to seek work experience with an employer for the other 2 days.  This course allows students to work through a lot of the theory units required for their building apprenticeship, which should help them get through their apprenticeship faster.

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National Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 2)

6 June to 26 August 2016

12 weeks

This Level 2 course provides a pathway for students to enter into a range of trade-related occupations.  It focuses on giving students practical skills for construction as they build a house on-site at SIT.  There will be some trade calculations and drawing but the course is 90% practical. 

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New Zealand Certificate in Nanny Education

6 February to 17 November 2017

One year full time

If you enjoy working with young children, our NEONZ-based New Zealand Certificate programme could be just right for you.

This qualification has been tailor-made to ensure you have a thorough understanding of the social, emotional, cultural, cognitive, spiritual, psychological and physical dimensions as they relate to the family unit.

Upon graduation you can look forward to a rewarding and fun career as a professional nanny or undertake further study in the early childhood sector.

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New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

13 February to 17 November 2017

1 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. 

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Beginners-Improvers Welding

20 July - 24 August 2016

12 October - 16 November 2016

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.

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New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

15 February to 17 November 2017

1 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.

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New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering major)

27 February to 1 December 2017

2 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!

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New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering major)

27 February to 1 December 2017

2 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 the standards, ethical and professional responsibilities required by the engineering profession;
  • have a knowledge sufficient to permit informed, rational decision making in a specialist fields 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 all cultures and in particular an awareness and clear understanding of the tangata whenua and the 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

13 February to 17 November 2017

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.

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Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management

13 February to 10 November 2017

Offered over 34 weeks

This programme will give students the opportunity to develop a broad understanding of environmental management, thus preparing them for either professional practice or further advanced study in this area.

There are two elective options to choose from: renewable energy auditing and mineral resources management.

Students will be exposed to a mix of theory and practical applications in both resource and environmental management, including principles relating to land, air and water.

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Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management

13 February to 17 November 2017

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.

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Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology)

13 February to 10 November 2017

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.

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Certificate in Pattern Making and Garment Construction

13 February to 26 June 2017

17 weeks full time

Students undertaking this course will learn how to sew a variety of garments and garment elements.  They will also learn how to construct garment pattern blocks and apply safe working practices for the apparel and textile industries.  Students will complete a first aid certificate as part of the programme.

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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.

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National Certificate in Clothing Manufacture (Level 4)

10 July to 10 November 2017

17 weeks

Students undertaking the National Certificate in Clothing Manufacture will learn how to design fashion collections as well as develop and manipulate clothing patterns by block method.  This programme offers valuable preparation for employment or further training in the fashion industry or further study such as the Bachelor of Fashion (Design and Technology).

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Bachelor of Screen Arts

15 February to 11 November 2016

Three years full time. Part time study is also available.

Bring your creative ideas to life with digital filmmaking, screenwriting, sound design and animation!

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Diploma in Animation

15 February to 11 November 2016

Two years full time

The Animation Diploma at SIT offers the opportunity to work with some of the most advanced digital software in the market which has led to SIT animation graduates winning places in the leading animation studios in Australasia.

Our dedication to a quality learning experience is combined with a “low cost to students / high expectations” philosophy. This ideally positions the graduating student for entry into the industry. We promote an atmosphere of creative freedom which is balanced by delivery of real-world transferable skills and an attitude of quality through effort supported by quality hardware.

The theoretical and practical skills taught in this qualification reflect the diverse range of skills required to work in this industry.

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Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (3D Animation)

13 February to 10 November 2017

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.

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.

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Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (Digital Filmmaking)

15 February to 11 November 2016

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 digital 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.

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New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist)

6 March to 24 November 2017 

1 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.

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New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support)

20 February to 10 November 2017

There will also be a second intake starting in June and finishing in February the following year.

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

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Barista Training (One day course)

Saturday 2 April 2016

One day

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

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Diploma in Professional Chef Practice

20 February to 17 November 2017

One year

Following on from the New Zealand Certificates in Cookery (Level 3 and 4), this Level 5 Diploma programme teaches advanced cookery skills, and the expertise needed for working and supervising to a senior level in a commercial kitchen.

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 course leads to employment opportunities in the hospitality industry in fine dining restaurants and commercial kitchens including specialist and commercial catering. Graduates may also progress to further study in hospitality management at degree level.

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Diploma in Professional Chef Practice for International Students

23 July 2016 to 22 April 2018

Two years

Incorporating the New Zealand Certificates in Cookery levels 3 and 4, this Level 5 Diploma programme teaches advanced cookery skills, and the expertise needed for working and supervising to a senior level in a commercial kitchen.

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 course leads to employment opportunities in the hospitality industry in fine dining restaurants and commercial kitchens including specialist and commercial catering. Graduates may also progress to further study in hospitality management at degree level.

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Food Safety

21 November to 28 November 2016 

16 hours

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.

 

Note: Zero Fees Scheme does not apply to this programme

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

13 February to 23 June 2017, or

17 July to 17 November 2017

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)

13 February to 10 November 2017

10 July 2017 to 20 April 2018 

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 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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New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service

13 February to 23 June 2017, or

10 July to 10 November 2017

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.

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Diploma in Human Resource Management

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

One year full time.

 

This qualification is aimed at those who work in the "people" side of business, either through the personnel function, employment relations or the wider area of human resource management.

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Certificate in Joinery

13 February to 17 November 2017

One year full time

A career in joinery can offer job satisfaction with practical hands-on manufacturing. The Certificate in Joinery programme can provide a direct pathway into the joinery and furniture making industries.

SIT has a well-appointed training facility with some of the most modern equipment available. Students manufacture full-size, quality, practical projects throughout the duration of the programme and have the opportunity to use a wide range of traditional and advanced computer controlled machinery.

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Own Choice Woodwork

8 February to 12 April 2017

3 May to 5 July 2017

12 July to 13 September 2017

20 September to 22 November 2017

Part time night class only - Wednesdays 6.00-8.30pm.

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

March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11

No classes Easter / Anzac break

May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and June 6

Twelve evening classes - Tuesdays 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

Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing or Management major)

Semester 1: 15 February to 24 June 2016

Semester 2: 11 July to 18 November 2016

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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Graduate Certificate in Management

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

This is a half year full time programme. 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.

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Graduate Diploma in Management

Semester 1, 2016: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2, 2016: 10 July to 10 November 2017

1 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: 10 February to 23 June 2017

Semester 2: 10 July to 10 November 2017

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.

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Master of Applied Management

Semester 1: 13 February to 23 June 2017 

Semester 2: 1 July to 10 November 2017 

18 months full time

Up to seven years part time

 

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.

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NZIM Diploma in Management

Semester One: 15 February to 24 June 2016

Semester Two: 11 July to 18 November 2016

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

The aim is to qualify people as line managers, supervisors, section, departmental or branch managers. NZIM has selected a range of papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business to make up the Diploma in Management.

Course Details

Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management

From July 2016, this qualification may be used as an exit qualification from either the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management programme, or the Master of Applied Management programme. 

As at June 2016, there is no intention to market this programme, nor enrol students directly into this programme.

One semester full time.

Up to 3 years part time.

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management is aimed at management practitioners wishing to undertake a short programme of study in order to extend and update their management knowledge and skills. Public and private sector organisations employing graduates of the Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Management will benefit from the knowledge and skills that the graduates have acquired during their programme of study.

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

11 July 2016

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.

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Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage

13 February to 10 November 2017

Three years full time

  • SIT's Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage is 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.

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New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage

13 February to 10 November 2017

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.

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New Zealand Diploma in Wellness and Relaxation Massage

13 February to 10 November 2017

1 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.

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Bachelor of Contemporary Music

13 February to 10 November 2017

Three years full time

  • Specialise in keyboard, electric guitar, music education, bass guitar, drums, trumpet, saxophone, songwriter or voice.
  • 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 4 years!

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Certificate in Music and Sound Engineering (Pre Entry)

10 July to 24 November 2017 

20 weeks full time

This certificate has been designed to give you fundamental knowledge of the theoretical and practical components of contemporary music and sound engineering. The curriculum spans the following fields of study, music studies, music performance, performing arts technology, sound production and interpersonal communication.

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Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Music

15 February to 24 June 2016

21 weeks full time

The overall aim of the Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Music programme 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 Certificate students will broaden their knowledge and focus on a targeted area of Contemporary Music which will enhance their professional skills or allow them to staircase to further study.

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Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music

13 February to 10 November 2017 

One year full time

The overall aim of the Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music programme 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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Bachelor of Nursing

Year One & Two: 30 January to 5 November 2017

Year Three: 7 February to 12 November 2017

Three years full time

  • SIT’s School of Nursing has been delivering nursing education for 33 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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Certificate in Pre Entry to the Bachelor of Nursing

23 January to 29 June 2017, or

3 July to 30 November 2017

23 weeks full time

The programme aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop attitudes, knowledge and skills to be considered for entry to the Bachelor of Nursing or New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing. Knowledge and skills are also relevant to a variety of health and care occupations.

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New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing

31 October 2016 to 16 February 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)

2017 Semester 1 will run from 13 February to 1 July. Closing date for applications: 22 January 2017.

Semester 2 will run from 10 July to 25 November. Closing date for applications: 22 June 2017.

There will be a compulsory full day orientation seminar for ALL enrolled postgraduate students on 13 February 2017. It is strongly recommended that students who have not studied at postgraduate level attend this day.

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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National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support

21 February to 21 November 2017

One year full time

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to enter mental health and addiction support work, or who already work as paid or unpaid mental health and addiction support workers under supervision. People completing this qualification will meet the requirements of the Ministry of Health’s (2008) Let's get real framework at the essential level of performance.

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National Certificate in Social Services (Level 4)

15 February to 29 November 2017

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

This programme is for anyone who is interested in beginning a career in working with people in the helping professions of social work, community work, youth work, counselling or iwi social services.

It is an interesting, stimulating, challenging and rewarding programme that will provide you with understanding, knowledge and awareness of self, family, organisations and the community/society. It will assist you to develop appropriate skills for working with people of differing backgrounds, values, ages and stages of development. 

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National Diploma in Mental Health (Mental Health Support Work) Level 6

2 March to 29 June 2017

18 months (one day per week).

This programme will allow students to consistently demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of mental health and illness and mental health services, and consistently demonstrate appropriate attitudes and values for mental health support work.

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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise

13 February to 10 November 2017

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 6-month industry placement in the third year

Course Details

Certificate in Sport and Recreation

13 February to 10 November 2017

One year full time

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

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Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 5)

13 February to 10 November 2017

 

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 2 elective options at Levels 5 or beyond.

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Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 6)

15 February to 11 November 2016

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 2 elective options at Levels 5 to 7.

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Diploma in Sport and Recreation

15 February to 11 November 2016

Two years full time

The Diploma in Sport and Recreation is a hands-on, practical course where students can specialise in either sports development/personal training or outdoor recreation leadership.

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Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

15 February to 11 November 2016

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

22 March - 19 July 2017

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.

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Certificate in Advanced Te Ara Reo Māori

21 February - 12 December 2017

One year

Develop your conversational Māori language skills at an intermediate level in a relaxed and safe learning environment, and increase your knowledge of tikanga Māori in traditional and modern contexts.  This programme builds and expands even further on the skills and knowledge developed in the Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori (Level 2 programme).   

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

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Certificate in Kawai Raupapa, Introduction to the Arts

24 February - 25 June 2017

4 August - 3 December 2017

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. Including safe practice and workspace management. The Kawai Raupapa programmes provides a tactile environment allowing you the flexibility to learn by practice making beautiful taonga (ornaments) using one of Aotearoa's most loved plants, the harakeke (flax), and also the origin of mahi toi and how is applied to Te Ao Māori and Te Ao hurihuri.

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Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori

20 February - 4 December 2017

 

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. Take your use of Māori language beyond 'Kia ora!' 

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Diploma in Te Ara Reo Māori

February and July 2017

1 year

Te Reo Māori is developed further to enable tauira to speak confidently at an intermediate level in conversations and everyday situations. You will gain intermediate level knowledge of ‘Nga Tikanga Māori' from both a traditional and contemporary context. The programme is made up of four wahanga (sections) Te Hau Rawhiti - The Easterly winds - which has a descriptive focus,  Te Hau Raki - The Northerly winds - containing a language of investigation,  Te Hau a Uru - The Westerly winds - focusing on retelling stories and rekindling memories and Te Hau Tonga - The Southerly winds - focuses on future events and possibilities.

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Bachelor of Hotel Management

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

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!

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Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Two years full time; part time study is also available

Can you see yourself as a manager of your own successful tourism business? This diploma will help you get there by providing you with the skills and knowledge for the hotel and tourism industry, and preparing you for employment in positions within New Zealand and internationally. The programme has a strong focus on management practices in the hotel and tourism industries, and on the skills needed for lifelong learning in a changing global business environment. The programme aims to develop dedicated professionals and to equip them with a qualification that is highly regarded by employers and the community.

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Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management

13 February 2016 to 23 June 2017

10 July to  10 November 2017

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

13 February to 10 November 2017

 

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.

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

13 February to 7 July 2017

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

20 weeks full-time

 

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the tourism and travel industry with individuals who can support and enhance the visitor experience, and through their skills and knowledge uphold the importance of tourism to the New Zealand economy.

The qualification will benefit the community by enhancing New Zealand’s tourism visitor experiences and bringing economic benefits to the country.

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New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

February and July

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.

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Certificate in Veterinary Nursing

9 February to 25 November 2016

One year full time  (incorporates the National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing)

This programme provides students with the theoretical and practical skills appropriate for entering employment in the animal health sector, or in preparation for further specialist study. The qualification will be awarded to students who have competence in a wide range of skills appropriate to work in a veterinary clinic.

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Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Rural Animal Technician)

9 February to 25 November 2016

One year full time (two years including the Certificate in Veterinary Nursing, which is a prerequisite to the Diploma)

This programme focuses on veterinary nursing in a rural environment.  It provides a wide range of veterinary nursing skills including management of large animals, animal handling and husbandry, client education and laboratory practices.  It also includes complementary generic, communication, and business skills.

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National Certificate in Animal Care

25 July 2016 - 25 November 2016

20 weeks full time

This programme aims to produce graduates with the ability to care for animals and employ safe working practices appropriate to the animal care sector, and to be competent in a wide range of animal care and handling skills.

Course Details

National Diploma in Veterinary Nursing

13 February to 1 December 2017

One year full time (or two years including the Certificate in Veterinary Nursing, which is a prerequisite to the Diploma)

Graduates will have the ability to care for animals and employ safe working practices appropriate to the veterinary nursing industry sector, and be competent in a wide range of veterinary nursing skills, as well as a range of complementary generic, communication, and business skills.

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

27 February to 1 December 2017

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.

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

27 February to 1 December 2017 

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.


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Certificate in Automotive Engineering

16 January to 19 October 2017

21 February to 24 November 2017

13 March to 15 December 2017

31 July 2017 to 4 May 2018

40 weeks full time - 4 days per week class time, one day per week work experience

This programme would suit someone who likes to work with their hands and enjoys problem solving in an industry with technology that is constantly being updated. Students learn basic engineering skills and how engines, gear boxes, differentials and brakes, etc work. Our training is a prerequisite for starting apprenticeships in Automotive Engineering, Automotive Engineering (Heavy Equipment) Automotive Electrical Engineering, Automotive Machining and Motorcycle Engineering.

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

13 February to 15 November 2017

1 year full time - 3 days per week class time, 2 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

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Diploma in Beauty Therapy

30 January to 4 November 2017

One year full time

The Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5) will provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the systems of the body, perform a range of facial treatments, depilatory wax service, manicure and pedicure and nail technology services, relaxation massage services, electrology services and cosmetic services, at a professional level within the commercial environment.

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Certificate in Construction

30 January to 1 November 2017

15 March to 15 December 2017

21 August 2017 to 23 May 2018

40 weeks full time

3 days class time, 2 days work experience

The Certificate in Construction course covers carpentry theory, elementary construction skills, health and safety, drawing and practical construction skills. Every class has the opportunity to participate in house building, with practical sessions being alternated with classroom learning. Classes are 3 days per week and students are encouraged to seek work experience with an employer for the other 2 days. This course allows students to work through a lot of the theory units required for their building apprenticeship, which should help them get through their apprenticeship faster.

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National Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 2)

12 June to 17 August 2017

3 October to 8 December 2017

10 weeks

This Level 2 course provides a pathway for students to enter into a range of trade-related occupations.  It focuses on giving students practical skills for construction as you build practical projects such as a site-shed.  There will be some trade calculations and drawing but the course is 90% practical. 

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Electrical Short Courses and Examinations

See Course Content

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2017 Electrical Course & Exam Information

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New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

13 February to 15 November 2017

1 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. 

  • Ensure their own activities are within legal limitations of the electrical legislation.

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical machines.

  • Apply fundamental knowledge and principles to the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment in special electrical situations.

  • Work ethically and professionally within the electrical industry, as an electrical apprentice, including maintaining current competency and communicating with stakeholders on electrical and related matters.

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

6 March 2017 to 6 December 2017

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)

30 January to 4 November 2017

40 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

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4)

17 February to 25 May 2017

25 May to 26 August 2017 

14 September to 16 December 2017 

Intakes are 14 weeks long, with lectures held at Christchurch campus fortnightly on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays (contact administration for course timetable).

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques of project management. 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.  This course is offered via Blended Delivery, which means students study both online and through a series of fortnightly workshops at our Christchurch campus.

All blended delivery courses require you to have a computer and internet access. 

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Project Management strand)

Start date; 9 March 2017

Intakes are 24 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:

  • Administration and Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

Course Details

National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support

9 February to 9 November 2017

One year full time (40 weeks)

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to enter mental health and addiction support work, or who already work as paid or unpaid mental health and addiction support workers under supervision. People completing this qualification will meet the requirements of the Ministry of Health’s (2008) Let's get real framework at the essential level of performance.

Course Details

Certificate in Personal Training

6 March to 9 November 2017

36 weeks 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 March to 19 July 2017

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

Diploma in Beauty Therapy

13 February to 17 November 2017

One year full time.
Preference will be given to full time students. Part time study will be available if space permits.

The Diploma in Beauty Therapy (Level 5) will provide students with the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of facial treatments, depilatory wax service, manicure and pedicure and nail technology services, electrology services and cosmetic services, at a professional level within the commercial environment.

Course Details

Cloud Business Certification by Accounting Pod

Enrolments are open until Dec 24 2016. 

Flexible learning.  Virtual classrooms and further meet ups in your area.

4 weeks flexible learning

Be part of this exciting wave in doing cloud business. Join us for 4 weeks of flexible learning.  Take an in-depth look at financial management of a small business using real data, the latest cloud tools and much more.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 18 November 2017

Full-time over 2 years or part-time study is available.

Please note that this qualification in its current form is expiring at the end of 2017. Replacement qualifications are the NZ Diploma in Business Level 5 and the NZ Diploma in Business Level 6. These will be offered from 2018.

A general business qualification endorsed by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the New Zealand Diploma in Business provides an excellent grounding in business skills.  You will benefit from applied theory and practice that is relevant to today's business world.  This diploma is highly valued by employers.

Course Details

Diploma in Information Technology (Level 6)

13 March to 19 May 2017

29 May to 28 July 2017

7 August to 6 October 2017

16 October to 15 December 2017

One year full time.

Part-time study may be available, dependent on individual's prior learning and previous work experience/study.

This programme will provide students with professional skills in information technology. Graduates will learn how to construct data bases for business inventories, propose and develop information systems, design and test software applications within a variety of businesses.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)

March

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.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design

March, May and October

1 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 solution 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.

Course Details

SIT Computer Snacks

Students register interest and when we have two or more students per Snack, we arrange a training date convenient to both students and tutor.

Each programme stands alone and is two hours in length..

Short, sharp courses designed for current computer users with prior knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Internet Explorer (for web browsing) or MS Outlook (for emailing) wishing to add to their skills.

Course Details

Certificate in Construction

13 February to 10 November 2017

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

Boost your chances of getting the best jobs and promotions with our Certificate in Construction course. Build yourself a smarter future!

Course Details

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.

Course Details

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.

Course Details

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

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

27 February to 23 June 2017

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)

July 2017 to April 2018

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 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

Diploma in Human Resource Management

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Full-time over 1 year or part-time study is available.

This qualification is aimed at those who work in the "people" side of business, either through the personnel function, employment relations or the wider area of human resource management.

Course Details

NZIM Diploma in Management

Semester One: 13 February to 23 June 2017

Semester Two: 10 July to 10 November 2017

Papers towards this qualification are offered part-time.

The aim is to qualify people as line managers, supervisors, section, departmental or branch managers. NZIM has selected a range of papers from the New Zealand Diploma in Business to make up the Diploma in Management.

Course Details

Certificate in Personal Training

20 February to 27 October 2017

36 weeks 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

Certificate in Kawai Raupapa, Introduction to the Arts

24 February to 25 June 2017

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. Including safe practice and workspace management. The Kawai Raupapa programmes provides a tactile environment allowing you the flexibility to learn by practice making beautiful taonga (ornaments) using one of Aotearoa's most loved plants, the harakeke (flax), and also the origin of mahi toi and how is applied to Te Ao Māori and Te Ao hurihuri.

Course Details

Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori

20 February to 4 December 2017

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. Take your use of Māori language beyond 'Kia ora!' 

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

2017 Intakes:

27 February to 28 May 2017
8 May to 7 July 2017 
17 July to 22 September 2017
2 October to 1 December 2017

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 Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

27 February - 28 April 2017

May, July, October and December

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)

27 Feburary - 28 April 2017

May, July, October and December

1 year fulltime
Up to 4 years part-time

The aim of this programme of study 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

Art for Leisure

22 February to 5 July 2017

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)

14 February to 30 June 2017

18 weeks full-time, part-time study is available

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.

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 Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1) with an optional strand in Skills for Working

20 February to 16 November 2017

1 year Full-time

This qualification is an entry level qualification intended for people who require specialised support with their learning. They are people with learning disabilities, including those with an intellectual disability.

 

Graduates will be able to self-manage participation in social, cultural, family/whanau and community contexts, with supervision and/or be encouraged to seek further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathway.

 

This qualification recognises the aspirations and cultural identities of the disabled communities, and that of Māori and Pasifika.

 

This qualification allows the Aotearoa New Zealand community, employers and educational institutions to recognise the graduate’s potential to enhance their participation in the community, as a contributing citizen.

Course Details

Barista Training (One day course)

5 December 2016

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

Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

21 & 24 November 2016

7 & 10 February 2017
21 & 24 April 2017
12 & 16 June 2017
4 & 8 September 2017

13 & 17 November 2017

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

Introduction to Relaxation and Sports Massage for friends and family

9 August 2016

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 10 week course is for you. This course is hands-on (the practical application of massage therapy).

Course Details

Certificate in Advanced Te Ara Reo Māori

March

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

27 February to 4 December 2017

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.


Auckland

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)

MGT200 and MGT215 - 7 February 2017 to 31 March 2017

MGT203 and MGT205 - 10 April 2017 to 2 June 2017

MGT206 and MGT211 - 12 June 2017 to 4 August 2017

MGT201 and MGT219 - 14 August 2017 to 6 October 2017

MGT200 and MGT215 - 16 October 2017 to 8 December 2017

8 months full time, may also be studies part-time

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

The Auckland campus of SIT offers the Leadership and Management strand of the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6).

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Business (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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:

  • Administration and Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management

Intakes: 8 August - 23 December 2016

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

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques of project management. This 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. This course is offered via Blended Delivery, which means students study both online and through evening classes at our Auckland campus.

 

The aim of the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4) is to provide graduates of this qualification with the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in project support roles. Graduates will also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer project roles.


SIT2LRN Distance Learning

Course Details

Certificate in General Horticulture (Level 3)

 

30/01/2017 21/04/2017
13/03/2017 02/06/2017
08/05/2017 28/07/2017
19/06/2017 08/09/2017
14/08/2017 03/11/2017
25/09/2017 15/12/2017

 

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

 

12 Weeks fulltime

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

 

The Certificate in General Horticulture is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General). In 2017 the Certificate in General Horticulture is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

This certificate is ideal for those starting out in the nursery, gardening, landscaping, farming or horticulture sectors, as well as those looking to extend their general gardening knowledge.

The Certificate in General Horticulture (Level 3) is the ideal first industry qualification. During this course you will learn to identify plants and understand their lifecycle, gain knowledge of botany and soils, identify and control weeds, and learn about production horticulture in New Zealand. 

Course Details

Certificate in Landscape Design (Level 3)

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

12 Weeks fulltime

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

 

The Certificate in Landscape Design (Level 3) is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Landscape Construction Strand)(Level 3) or New Zealand Certificate in Land Based Sustainability Practices (Level 3). In 2017 the Certificate in Landscape Design is only available to all students who will complete the qualification in 2017. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Landscape Construction Strand)(Level 3) or New Zealand Certificate in Land Based Sustainability Practices (Level 3) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Landscape Design combines elements of art and science to create a functional, aesthetically pleasing extension of indoor living to the outdoors. One purpose of landscape design is to blend houses or buildings into the natural surroundings. To work toward a desirable landscape design, the landscape horticulturist must have a working knowledge of design principles and plants.

Course Details

Certificate in Organic Horticulture (Level 3)

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

12 weeks fulltime

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

 

The Certificate in Organic Horticulture is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 3). In 2017 the Certificate in Organic Horticulture is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 3) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Organic horticulture is not just about producing food without chemicals - it is a whole philosophy involving sustainable growing practices and dedicated care of the environment. Over the last 5 years, international consumption of organic products has increased dramatically and so has the need for more information.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (General)

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/02/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

12 Weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly releveant 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 Organic Primary Production (Level 3)

Intake 1: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 2: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 3: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 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 the 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)

Intake 1: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 2: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 3: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Graduates of the 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 Certificate in Organic Primary Production (Level 4) (Livestock Production)

Intake 1: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 2: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 3: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

Graduates of the 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: 30/1/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

18 months full time (120 credits, 1 year full time + 30 credits, 1 intake part time.)

Up to 5 years part time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

If you're in agriculture, you're in business. The Diploma in Agribusiness 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: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 3 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: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year full time

Up to 4 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

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

National Certificate in Business (Small Business Management)

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The National Certificate in Business (Small Business Management) is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business). In 2017 the National Certificate in Business (Small Business Management) is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certifcate in Business (Small Business) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Learners in this programme will acquire a core of small business competencies and be able to recognise personal skills and apply business skills in areas relevant to the development of their own small business or within a small business that they are associated.

Course Details

National Diploma in Business (Level 5)

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The National Diploma in Business (Level 5) is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5). In 2017 the National Diploma in Business (Level 5) is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

This is a great entry-level business course that will give you a broad base of technical business competence. Ideal for those aspiring to middle management, supervisory positions or other business related roles.

Course Details

National Diploma in Business (Level 6)

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The National Diploma in Business (Level 6) is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6). In 2017 the National Diploma in Business (Level 6) is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Following on from the Level 5 diploma, the Level 6 course provides students with the advanced business knowledge, skills and competence required for business operations, including planning, coordinating, supervisory and other business related roles.

Students will gain skills, knowledge and competence required to undertake a range of high level business activities and carry out a mix of specialised operations involving a degree of self-directed work and supervision of processes and people.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business)

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

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)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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:

  • Administration and Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
This allows students to specialise and gain technical knowledge and people skills relevant to their interest area.

Course Details

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

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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:

  • Administration and Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise

Stage One

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

Stage Two

Intake 1: 27/03/2017 to 19/01/2018 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 2: 07/08/2017 to 01/06/2018 - Applications close 17/07/2017

Intake 3: 16/10/2017 to 10/08/2018 - Applications close 25/09/2017

Stage One:

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 4 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Stage Two:

Fulltime 1 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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: 30/01/2017 to 05/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 30/06/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 22/05/2017 to 25/08/2017 - Applications close 01/05/2017

Intake 4: 31/07/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 10/07/2017

Intake 5: 11/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 21/08/2017

14 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 14 weeks long.

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 5)

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

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 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 06/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

12 weeks full time, can be studied part-time

This course aims to provide the understanding of historical and theorectical 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 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 3 years part-time (part time study is recommended)

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

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

Certificate in Environmental Management

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

17 weeks fulltime

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

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

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: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2016 to 08/12/2016 - Applications close 24/07/2017

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 pushing their creativity and heightening their technical skills in Digital Film.

Course Details

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

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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.

Majors available for the Bachelor of Applied Management programme:

Double majors available:
  • Project Management / Applied Management (465 credits)
  • Event Management / Applied Marketing (450 credits)

Course Details

Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (Level 6)

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year full time

Up to 3 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

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 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

Students who have completed a Graduate Certificate 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.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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

Bachelor of Applied Management (HR Management major)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years full time

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 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 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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 Diploma in Business (Level 5) (Leadership and Management strand)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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

This new qualification is replacing the National Diploma in Business (Level 5) 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Applied Management (Applied Management major)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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

Graduate Certificate in Applied Management

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

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.

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

Master of Applied Management

Intake 1 - 6/2/2017 to 2/6/2017 (applications close 23/1/2017)

Intake 2 - 3/4/2017 to 28/7/2017 (applications close 13/3/2017)

Intake 3 - 19/6/2017 to 13/10/2017 (applications close 29/5/2017)

Intake 4 - 7/8/2017 to 1/12/2017 (applicationc close 17/7/2017)

18 months fulltime

Up to 7 years part-time

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

Certificate in Health Sciences (Intermediate) Level 4

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

3 months fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

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: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

3 months fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

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

Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management major)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

3 years fulltime

Up to 10 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the Bachelor of Applied Management programme of study 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

Diploma in Project Management

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year full time

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The Diploma in Project Management is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management Major). In 2017 the Diploma in Project Management is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the Bachelor of Applied Management (Project Management major) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

In the Diploma in Project Management (Level 6) you will further develop the theory and practical application of project management to enable your expertise to be utilised across a variety of sectors.

The qualification structure enables project management competencies to be applied to a range of contexts including human resources, costing, risk management, finance and timeframes.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

6 months full-time

Up to 3 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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 5 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

National Certificate in Project Management

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 27/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

18 weeks full time

Intakes are 18 weeks long.

 

The National Certificate in Project Management is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management. In 2017 the National Certificate in Project Management is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Get started on the path to professional project management by learning the core skills and techniques of project management. 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

National Diploma in Project Management

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 26/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 21/07/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 06/10/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The National Diploma in Project Management is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Project Management Strand) (Level 5). In 2017 the National Diploma in Project Management is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Project Management Strand) (Level 5) and complete the online application form found there.

The National Diploma in Project Management (Level 5) is a cross-disciplinary qualification and covers all core project management methodologies. Learn how to plan, analyse, track, communicate and report for all kinds of projects and bring them in on time and on budget.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Project Management

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

1 year fulltime

Up to 3 years part-time

Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management (Level 4) is to provide graduates of this qualification with the skills and knowledge to be employed in a variety of business entities in project support roles. Graduates will also be able to contribute to community groups in volunteer project roles.

Course Details

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

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

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:

  • Administration and Technology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
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: 30/01/2017 to 05/05/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 27/03/2017 to 30/06/2017 - Applications close 06/03/2017

Intake 3: 22/05/2017 to 25/08/2017 - Applications close 01/05/2017

Intake 4: 31/07/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 10/07/2017

Intake 5: 11/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 21/08/2017

 

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

Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management

Intake 1: 13/02/2017 to 09/06/2017 - Applications close 23/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 04/08/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 26/06/2017 to 20/10/2017 - Applications close 05/06/2017

Intake 4: 14/08/2017 to 08/12/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

2 years fulltime

Intakes are 17 weeks long.

 

The Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management is expiring at the end of 2018 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) and New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 6). In 2017 the Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) and New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 6). webpage and complete the online application form found there.

Can you see yourself as a manager of your own successful tourism business? This diploma will help you get there by providing you with the skills and knowledge for the hotel and tourism industry, and preparing you for employment in positions within New Zealand and internationally.

The programme has a strong focus on management practices in the hotel and tourism industries, and on the skills needed for lifelong learning in a changing global business environment.

The programme aims to develop dedicated professionals and to equip them with a qualification that is highly regarded by employers and the community.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

Intake 1: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

One year full-time.
Part-time study is also available
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: 06/02/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 16/01/2017

Intake 2: 03/04/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 13/03/2017

Intake 3: 19/06/2017 to 13/10/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 4: 07/08/2017 to 01/12/2017 - Applications close 17/07/2017

1 year fulltime
Up to 4 years part-time
Intakes are 17 weeks long

The aim of this programme of study 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

Certificate in Basic Animal Care Science (Level 2)

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 21/04/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 13/03/2017 to 02/06/2017 - Applications close 20/02/2017

Intake 3: 08/05/2017 to 28/07/2017 - Applications close 17/04/2017

Intake 4: 19/06/2017 to 08/09/2017 - Applications close 29/05/2017

Intake 5: 14/08/2017 to 03/11/2017 - Applications close 24/07/2017

Intake 6: 25/09/2017 to 15/12/2017 - Applications close 04/09/2017

3 months fulltime

Intakes are 12 weeks long.

 

The Certificate in Basic Animal Care Science is expiring at the end of 2017 and has been replaced with the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care. In 2017 the Certificate in Basic Animal Care Science is only available to returning students to enable them to complete the qualification. All other applicants should go to the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animals) or New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Lifestyle Block Animals) webpage and complete the online application form found there.

If you love animals and you're considering a career in the animal care industry, our Certificate in Basic Animal Care Science (Level 2) is a great place to start.

This course provides students with the opportunity to gain relevant skills and knowledge, and develop appropriate work habits for further training or employment in the animal care sector.

Course Details

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

Intake 1: 30/01/2017 to 07/07/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 15/09/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 17/11/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 17/07/2017 to 22/12/2017 - Appllications close 21/08/2017

23 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 23 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 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 lifestyle block and/or 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: 30/01/2017 to 07/07/2017 - Applications close 09/01/2017

Intake 2: 10/04/2017 to 15/09/2017 - Applications close 20/03/2017

Intake 3: 12/06/2017 to 17/11/2017 - Applications close 22/05/2017

Intake 4: 17/07/2017 to 22/12/2017 - Applications close 21/08/2017

23 weeks fulltime

Up to 2 years part-time

Intakes are 23 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 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 lifestyle block and/or companion animals for those working or intending to work in the animal care sector.

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Important Dates

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 2017

  • First part of semester (9 weeks): 13 February – 13 April
  • Mid-semester break (2 weeks): 17 April – 28 April
  • Second part of semester (8 weeks): 1 May – 23 June
  • Semester break (2 weeks): 26 June – 7 July

Semester Two 2017

  • First part of semester (11 weeks): 10 July – 29 September
  • Mid-semester break (1 week): 2 October – 6 October
  • Second part of semester (6 weeks): 9 October– 10 November

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