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SIT Invercargill Campus

SIT’s main campus is located at 133 Tay Street, Invercargill. Our on-campus facilities include a student gym, bookshop, cafe, and support services such as a health nurse, counsellor, chaplain, learning assistance centre, disability liaison, Iwi liaison and Pacific Island liaison.

The ‘SIT Downtown’ campus complex located on Don Street houses our Art, Design, Photography, Film, Animation, Music, Audio and Fashion students and encompasses the Centrestage Theatre, Fashion Boutique, Vault Cafe and two public art galleries.

Living, Working & Studying in Invercargill

Student life in Invercargill is well established, and the city is a safe and welcoming environment for work, study and play. With around 5,000 students on campus in Invercargill, SIT is big enough to offer variety and a true student culture, yet has small class sizes ensuring plenty of hands-on experience and the opportunity to make great friends.

Our students are highly valued by the Southland community for the vibrance they bring to the region, and there is ample opportunity for students to participate in sport, recreation, community and social events as well as to gain part and full time employment. Living in Invercargill is highly affordable for students, the city is compact and easy to get around, and students have easy access to world class facilities that are the envy of much larger cities.

What you can expect if you choose to study in Invercargill

  • Ability to find affordable accommodation close to campus
  • The opportunity to forge lifelong friendships
  • Access to world-class sport and recreation facilities
  • Clubs and societies to join for almost any interest
  • Easily accessible health and family services
  • Friendly and welcoming community
  • Safe and supportive environment for students 

Find out more about studying in Invercargill - 'Capital of the Friendly South'!

Subjects & Qualifications Offered at Invercargill Campus

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Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

Agriculture, Horticulture & Floristry

*Certificate47Invercargill
*Short Course47Invercargill

Architectural Technology

*Graduate28Invercargill
*Degree28Invercargill
*Diploma28Invercargill
*Short Course28Invercargill

Art, Design & Photography

*Certificate33Invercargill

Audio Production

*Graduate29Invercargill
*Degree29Invercargill
*Diploma29Invercargill
*Certificate29Invercargill
*STAR29Invercargill

Automotive & Road Transport

*Certificate2Invercargill
*STAR2Invercargill

Beauty Therapy & Makeup Artistry

*Certificate30Invercargill
*STAR30Invercargill

Business & Commerce

*Postgraduate3Invercargill
*Graduate3Invercargill
*Degree3Invercargill
*Diploma3Invercargill
*Certificate3Invercargill
*Short Course3Invercargill

Chinese Language

*Short Course13Invercargill

Computing & IT

*Masters32Invercargill
*Postgraduate32Invercargill
*Graduate32Invercargill
*Degree32Invercargill
*Diploma32Invercargill
*Certificate32Invercargill
*STAR32Invercargill

Construction

*Graduate4Invercargill
*Degree4Invercargill
*Diploma4Invercargill
*Certificate4Invercargill
*STAR4Invercargill

Electrotechnology

*Certificate7Invercargill
*STAR7Invercargill

Engineering

*Graduate14Invercargill
*Degree14Invercargill
*Diploma14Invercargill
*Certificate14Invercargill
*Short Course14Invercargill
*STAR14Invercargill

English Language

*Certificate34Invercargill

Environmental Management

*Graduate35Invercargill
*Degree35Invercargill

Fashion

*Graduate5Invercargill
*STAR5Invercargill

Film, Animation & Game Design

*Graduate38Invercargill
*Degree38Invercargill
*Diploma38Invercargill
*Certificate38Invercargill

Hairdressing

*Certificate44Invercargill
*STAR44Invercargill

Health & Safety

*Short Course54Invercargill

Hospitality

*Diploma10Invercargill
*Certificate10Invercargill
*Short Course10Invercargill
*STAR10Invercargill

HR & Coaching

*Graduate58Invercargill

Joinery

*Certificate36Invercargill
*Short Course36Invercargill
*STAR36Invercargill

Māori Language & Arts

*Diploma41Invercargill
*Certificate41Invercargill
*STAR41Invercargill

Marketing & Management

*Masters60Invercargill
*Postgraduate60Invercargill
*Graduate60Invercargill
*Degree60Invercargill

Massage Therapy

*Masters37Invercargill
*Postgraduate37Invercargill
*Degree37Invercargill
*Diploma37Invercargill

Music

*Graduate15Invercargill
*Degree15Invercargill
*Diploma15Invercargill
*Certificate15Invercargill
*Short Course15Invercargill

Nursing & Health Science

*Masters17Invercargill
*Postgraduate17Invercargill
*Degree17Invercargill
*Diploma17Invercargill
*Certificate17Invercargill
*STAR17Invercargill

Social Services & Mental Health

*Diploma18Invercargill
*Certificate18Invercargill

Sport, Exercise & Recreation

*Masters39Invercargill
*Postgraduate39Invercargill
*Graduate39Invercargill
*Degree39Invercargill
*Diploma39Invercargill
*Certificate39Invercargill

Travel, Tourism & Hotel Management

*Graduate42Invercargill
*Degree42Invercargill
*Diploma42Invercargill
*Certificate42Invercargill

Veterinary Nursing, Animal Care & Equine

*Diploma43Invercargill
*Certificate43Invercargill
Masters Postgraduate Dip/Cert Graduate Dip/Cert Degree Diploma Certificate Short Course STAR / Gateway*

* STAR/Gateway programmes are only offered to NZ Secondary Schools

Invercargill

Floral Design

7 August to 25 September 2019

Part time (24 hours total)

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

Learn about:

  • Flower Care
  • Traditional and Contemporary Designs
  • Designing for your space
  • New Concepts

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Floristry

2020 Semester 1: 11 February to 12 June

18 weeks full-time

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

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

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

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Primary Industries - Agriculture

30 July to 25 January 2019

24 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Architectural Technology

February 2020 - to be confirmed

Three years full-time

Subject to accreditatoin and approval processes.

The Bachelor of Architectural Technology is aimed at secondary students (who have achieved the requisite entrance qualifications)and recent certificate or diploma graduates (in architectural technology or construction or related fields) wishing to undertake a degree programme of study in order to acquire the technical skills and knowledge necessary for a career in architectural technology.  The architectural sector, construction industry and wider society will benefit from the increase in the level and breadth of technical knowledge and industry capability. It is alo a qualification pathway for practising architectural designers, draughtspersons and CAD technicians who wish to obtain a more senior position.

Course Details

Beginners AutoCAD

4 September 2019 to 20 November 2019

12 weeks - Wednesdays 6-9pm

Our Beginners AutoCAD night course covers:

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Architectural Technology

February 2020 - To be advised

One year full-time

Subject to approval and accreditation processes.

The Graduate Diploma in Architectural Technology is aimed at Architectural professionals wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge, capability and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers in architectural technology. The qualification is aimed at practising architectural designers, draughtspersons and CAD technicians who wish to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to increase the level and breadth of technical knowledge and industry capability in the Architectural sector. The architectural sector, construction industry and wider society will benefit from the increase in the level and breadth of technical knowledge and industry capability

The Graduate Diploma in Architectural Technology aims to develop graduates who have the intellectual rigour, skills and capability needed by architectural technologists. The qualification is aimed at practising architectural designers, draughtspersons and CAD technicians who wish to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

Two years, full-time

Study Architectural Technology and learn essential theoretical knowledge, technology and practical skills that are needed in the architecture and construction industry.

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

Two years, full-time

Study the NZ Diploma in Construction, Quantity Surveying and learn essential theoretical knowledge, management and programming and practical skills that are needed to become a Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Creativity (Level 4)

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

17 weeks full-time

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

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

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Audio Production

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

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.

Course Details

Certificate in Audio Production

08 February to 22 November 2019

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. 

Students will also acquire skills and knowledge that are required by the industry and directly relevant to gaining employment, leading to further training, enabling them to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Audio Production.

Course Details

Diploma in Sound Engineering and Audio Production (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time or two years part-time

  • Apply a range of audio software and hardware to produce complex music
  • Produce complex music using a range of audio software and hardware, and a range of audio engineering techniques and processes
  • Create and produce complex music, recordings and other sound-related works
  • Apply music and sonic theory to produce complex music
  • Apply a broad range of research and analytical skills to inform own practice
  • Manage and take responsibility for own professional practice. - Analyse characteristics of the audio and related music industry to develop own career plan

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Audio Production

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

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.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Audio Production

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

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. 

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.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in DJ and Electronic Music Production (Level 4)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

  • Use electronic music production and DJ techniques and processes to create and produce electronic music
  • Create and produce electronic music using a range of sound and electronic music hardware and software, and music production and DJ techniques
  • Apply music and sonic theory to create and produce electronic music
  • Perform as a DJ with confidence and ability for an audience
  • Create and produce electronic music and other sound-related works
  • Apply a broad range of research skills to inform own DJ practice
  • Operate in DJ and related industries using a range of personal and interpersonal skills and safe practices
  • Apply understanding of the DJ and electronic music industry to develop own career plan

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 27 November

20 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 07 November

One year full-time (three days in class, one to two days work experience)

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 30 October

One year full time (Three days in class, one to two days work experience)

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 04 September

26 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 21 August

24 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Beauty Therapy (Level 4)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 23 April

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Commerce

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

Three years full-time, part-time study is available

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Accounting

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time or two years part-time

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

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

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 03 November

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time, part-time study is available

Each year of study comprises of 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.

Course Details

Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Accounting

30 April to 6 June 2019

Tuesday and Thursday evenings

6pm - 9pm

14 weeks part time

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

Course Details

Mind Your Own Business (MYOB) Payroll

22 July to 28 August 2019

6 Week course, 12 Evenings

Monday and Wednesday (6pm - 9pm)

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 20 November

18 weeks full-time

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

 

 

 

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

18 weeks full-time

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

 

 

 

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time (February intake only).

Part-time study is available.

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

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

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

This qualification may build on from:

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

Course Details

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

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

Intakes are 17 weeks long 

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

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

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

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

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6) (Accounting Strand)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time or

Two years part-time

The aims of the qualification are as follows:

  • Provide New Zealand business entities with people who have general and specialised business knowledge and skills than can be applied in a range of strategic roles
  • Graduates will benefit New Zealand business entities by contributing to the achievement of entities’ strategic objectives, through the application of knowledge and skills, in an ethical manner, in a bi- and multi-cultural environment
  • In addition, graduates will have specialised knowledge and skills for application in strategic roles in New Zealand business entities

Course Details

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

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

2020 Intake 2: 13 July to 13 November - Applications Close 22 June 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Business Enterprise

Intake 1: 14 January 2019

Intake 2: 11 February 2019

Intake 3: 22 July 2019

Intake 4: 28 October 2019

18 months full-time,

Part-time study is 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. 

Course Details

Chinese Language Evening Classes

14 Oct to 13 Dec 2019

10 weeks

6pm - 7:30pm

B2: 19

Chinese Language Evening Classes - learn a new language!

SIT are running evening classes in association with the Confucius Institute at University of Canterbury.

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Bachelor of Information Technology

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 13 November

Three years full-time

Part time study is also available

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

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

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Information Technology

10 February to 13 November 2020

One year full-time

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

 

Course Details

Master of Information Technology

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

18 months full-time

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

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 Certificate in Information Technology Essentials

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 13 November

18 Weeks full-time

Graduates will be able to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 06 November

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

Technical skills

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

Core IT skills

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Certificate in Information Technology

2020 Semester 1: 06 July to 06 November

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

20 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology

Semester 2: 8 July 2019

Semester 1: 10 February 2020

Semester 2: 6 July 2020

One year full-time

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Construction (Level 7)

To be advised

Three years full-time

The Bachelor of Construction will prepare you for a career at any level in the construction industry.

You will learn about and get practical experience in construction practices and technology, building services, health and safety management, construction methodologies and more.

Tailor your degree to your career goals by choosing one of three specialisations Construction Management, Project Management or Quantity Surveying.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Construction (Level 7)

To be advised

Six months full-time

The Graduate Certificate in Construction is aimed at construction professionals wishing to undertake a short programme of study to extend and update their knowledge and skills.

Students will learn about building information modelling and be able to specialise in Construction Management, Project Management or Quantity Surveying.

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Construction (Level 7)

To be advised

One year full-time

The Graduate Diploma in Construction is aimed at construction professionals who want to upgrade their qualifications and improve their knowledge and skill to advance their careers.

Students will learn about building modelling, contracts and management, quality management, sustainable technology and construction methodologies and specialise in Construction Management, Project Management or Quantity Surveying.

Course Details

National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

Ongoing enrolments

*Please note that this programme is only open for those currently completing an apprenticeship to enrol* 

Industry apprenticeship up to 4 1/2 years long

The programmme will allow apprentices employed in industry to:

  • Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the Construction sector
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate
  • Develop work habits and practice appropriate for further training and employment in the Construction sector

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

2020 Semester 2: 10 March to 11 December

2020 Semester 3: 20 July to 09 April

34 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

Two years, full-time

Study the NZ Diploma in Construction, Quantity Surveying and learn essential theoretical knowledge, management and programming and practical skills that are needed to become a Quantity Surveyor in the construction industry.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

One year full-time

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

Course Details

AS-NZS2980 Pre-test Welding Tuition

Dates negotiated with welding tutor

Dates negotiated with welding tutor

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Engineering Technology

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 03 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 27 November

Three years full-time

Civil Strand
Ethics, Law and Professional Conduct, Environmental Engineering, Mechanics and Structures, Project Management, Risk Management, Traffic and Highway Engineering, Water and Wastewater Engineering.

Mechanical Strand
Ethics, Law and Professional Conduct, Machines, Manufacturing, Mechanics, Product Design, Project Management, Risk Management.

Course Details

Beginners-Improvers Welding

6 March - 10 April 2019

1 May to 5 June 2019

21 August to 25 September 2019

23 October to 27 November 2019

6 weeks - Wednesdays 5.30-8.30pm

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

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Engineering Technology

To be advised

17 weeks full-time

The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Technology with majors in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is aimed at engineering professionals wishing to undertake a short programme of study in order to extend and update their knowledge and skills.

Civil Strand

Ethics, Laws and Professional Conduct, Project Management and either Traffic Engineering or Water and Wastewater Engineering.

Mechanical Strand

Ethics, Laws and Professional Conduct, Project Management and either Energy Engineering or Power Engineering

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 04 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 27 November

One year full-time

The Graduate Diploma in Engineering Technology with majors in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is aimed at engineering professionals wishing to undertake a comprehensive programme of study in order to upgrade their qualifications and extend their knowledge and skills with the objective of obtaining employment or advancing their careers.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering major)

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 03 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 27 November

Two years full-time

Are you looking for a career that:

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

The path is clear!

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering major)

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 03 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 27 November

Two years full-time

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

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

Course Details

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology - Engineering

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 21 August

24 weeks full-time

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

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

Bachelor of Environmental Management

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 1: 19 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 1: 20 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 13 November

Three years full-time

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

Students will study:

 

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

 

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.

Our Bachelor programme offers students the broadest scope of any Environmental Management degree course in New Zealand.
Students will study Renewable Energy, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Environmental Law, Resource Management, Conservation Principles, Land, Freshwater and Marine Management. Practical training includes First Aid, river crossing, camping skills, trip planning and assessment. 
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 caree

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Environmental Management

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 1: 19 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 1: 20 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Fashion (Design and Technology)

11 February to 8 November 2019

One year full-time or three years part-time

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

Course Details

Bachelor of Screen Arts

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

Three years full-time, part time study is available.

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (3D Animation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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

Course Details

Graduate Diploma in Screen Arts (Film Making)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

17 weeks full-time

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

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

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

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

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 6)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

Graduates will be able to:

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

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Digital Media and Design (Level 6)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time

The aim of the qualification is to provide those wishing to work in the film industry with a foundation of basic skills and knowledge required for entry level employment or/and provide a base for further education.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Screen Production (Game Design) (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 06 November

One year full-time 

Gain knowledge of the business and legal issues confronting visual practitioners in visual and screen arts.

Develop an understanding of genres and traditions in their cultural and historical context through the history and theory of screen arts.

Be able to implement various software solutions to develop an understanding of how to read and use graphic imagery.

Acquire the knowledge to describe the structure of and write a short film.

Understand the origins and purpose of the traditional 12 principles of animation including practical implementation within their animation practices.

Effectively develop 2D animated narratives with supporting interactive content.

Gain a range of observational and conceptual skills, and be introduced to analytical aspects of drawing as an aid to visualising and interrogating ideas and recording practice using a variety of drawing approaches.

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Screen Production (Game Design) (Level 6)

2020 Semester 1: 03 February to 06 November

One year full-time

  • Further develop understanding of relevant methodologies and experience implementing, documenting and presenting a practice-based investigation
  • Extend comprehension of relationships between history, theory and practice
  • Develop a critical understanding of studio production pipeline practice and asset management within a 3D production environment
  • Design, develop and animate an emotionally complex humanoid character
  • Utilise practical drawing tools in thematic and conceptual projects to explore drawing as an art form
  • Participate in the design and creation of concepts and artwork for game level one world prototype

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Emerging Stylist)

2020 Semester 1: 02 March to 20 November

One year full-time

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Hairdressing (Salon Support)

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 06 November

2020 Semester 2: 02 June to 19 February

34 weeks full-time

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

Course Details

MGT 222 Health and Safety In Employment

23rd July - 14th November 2019

Every Tuesday & Thursday

5:30 pm - 7:45 pm

17 Weeks

Professional Development Opportunity in Health & Safety in Employment. Whether you are already in a health and safety role, or you are looking to enter the industry, a training in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) will teach you skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in this industry.

 

Course Details

Barista Training (One day course)

11 May 2019

3 August 2019

2 November 2019

One day

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

Course Details

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

11 February 2019 to 15 February 2021

08 July 2019 to 4 July 2021

Two years full-time

THIS COURSE IS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY.

The purpose of this qualification is:

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

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

Course Details

Food Safety

2020 Semester 1: 06 March to 23 October

12 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

Liquor Licence Controller Qualification

To be advised

Two days

This programme provides theory based units. It is designed to assess the knowledge of people studying in this area who are responsible for liquor sales and service in the hospitality industry, and also for those requiring the knowledge and implications of the terms and conditions of the Sale of Liquor Act 1989 and the Sale of Liquor Amendment Act 1999.

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 3)

2020 Semester 1: 20 January to 29 May

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 13 November

17 weeks full-time

SIT's School of Hospitality offers professional level training for those who aspire to become 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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4)

2019 Semester 3: 25 November to 05 September

2020 Semester 1: 08 June to 18 March

2020 Semester 2: 30 November to 04 September

2020 Semester 3: 30 November to 03 September

41 weeks full-time

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

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

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

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

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Food and Beverage Service

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 22 May

2020 Semester 2: 25 May to 04 September

2020 Semester 3: 07 September to 18 December

15 weeks full-time

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

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

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

Course Details

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

24 September 2018 to 5 July 2019

6 May 2019 to 14 February 2020

23 September 2019 to 3 July 2020

One year full-time

 

The course will cover the advanced cookery skills required in the hospitality industry, including the skills needed to design menus based on nutritional principles, portion control and commercial food costings.
Students will acquire the skills needed for working and supervising to a senior level in a commercial kitchen.

 

The course will cover the advanced cookery skills required in the hospitality industry, including the skills needed to design menus based on nutritional principles, portion control and commercial food costings.

Students will acquire the skills needed for working and supervising to a senior level in a commercial kitchen.

Course Details

Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

2020 Intake 2: 13 July to 13 November - Applications Close 22 June 2020

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

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

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

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

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

Course Details

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 28 August

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

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

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

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

Course Details

Own Choice Woodwork

1 May 2019
17 July 2019
2 October 2019

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

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

Course Details

Woodworking Machinery for Beginners

14 February to 18 April 2019

3 October to 5 December 2019

Ten evening classes - Thursdays 6-9pm

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

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) Level 2

19th February to 3rd December 2018

20th February to 4th December 2018

21st February to 5th December 2018

One year full-time

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate In Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Pao) Level 1

Level 1

13 August 2019 - 10 December 2019

Level 2

14 January 2020 - 12 May 2020

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 1 and 18 weeks Level 2)

You must complete both Level 1 and Level 2 to receive the NZ Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 1 and 2 qualification.

You will automatically be enrolled into Level 2 once you enrol into this course.

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Pao) Level 2

Level 1

13 August 2019 - 10 December 2019

Level 2

14 January 2020 - 12 May 2020

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 1 and 18 weeks Level 2)

You must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 1 before enrolling into Level 2. 

All current successful Level 1 students will automatically be enrolled into Level 2. 

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Rere) Level 3

Level 3

19 February to 2 July

20 February to 3 July

Level 4

16 July to 26 November

17 July to 27 November 

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 3 and 18 weeks Level 4)

You must complete both Level 3 and Level 4 to receive the NZ Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 3 and 4 qualification.

You will automatically be enrolled into Level 4 once you enrol into this course.

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

Course Details

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Rere) Level 4

Level 3

19 February to 2 July

20 February to 3 July

Level 4

16 July to 26 November

17 July to 27 November 

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 3 and 18 weeks Level 4)

You must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 3 before enrolling into Level 4.

All current successful Level 3 students will automatically be enrolled into Level 4.

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

Course Details

New Zealand Diploma in Te Hapūtanga o te Reo (Tē Rōnakitanga ki te Reo Kairangi) Level 5

01 August 2018 to 15 May 2019

31 July 2018 to 30 April 2019

One year full-time

Develop an understanding and knowledge of:

  • Advanced sentence structures, grammar conventions and contextual vocabulary in te reo Māori 
  • Technical knowledge of advanced - level reo Māori in both familiar and unfamiliar contexts
  • Advanced level te reo Māori to achieve tasks in specified contexts
  • Observance of tikanga and ahuatanga Māori to lead and guide specific people and tasks
  • Theoretical and technical knowledge to research a topic of interest including relevant matauranga Māori rangahau methods and ethics
  • Confidently and competently conversing in te reo Māori at Level 5

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Bachelor of Commerce

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

Three years full-time, part-time study is 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 Applied Management

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

2020 Intake 2: 13 July to 13 November - Applications Close 22 June 2020

Six months full-time

Up to three years part-time

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.

Students will 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.

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.Students will 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.

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Graduate Certificate in Management

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

Six months full-time, part-time is study is 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 Applied Management

2020 Intake 1: 10 February to 19 June - Applications Close 20 January 2020

2020 Intake 2: 13 July to 13 November - Applications Close 22 June 2020

One year full-time

Up to five years part-time

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.

Students will 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.

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Graduate Diploma in Management

Semester one:11 February to 21 June 2019

Semester two: 8 July to 8 November 2019

One year full-time, part-time study is 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.

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Graduate Diploma in Marketing

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time, part-time study is 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

Intake 1: 11 February 2019

Intake 2: 19 August 2019

Intake 3: 28 October 2019

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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Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Management

Intake 1: 10 February 2020

Intake 2: 22 June 2020

Intake 3: 26 October 2020

One year full-time, up to five 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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 20 November

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 20 November

Three years full-time

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

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

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

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

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Master of Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 12 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 19 June

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 25 June

2021 Semester 2: 06 July to 12 November

18 months full-time

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

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Remedial Massage

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 20 November

One 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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 20 November

One year full-time

 

  • To gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the Massage industry.
  • To provide a base for learners to progress to more advanced studies in massage.
  • To provide massage education programmes that will enhance the knowledge base, skills and professionalism of those working, or intending to work in the massage industry.
  • To produce dedicated, professional practitioners who hold a qualification which is well regarded by employers in the massage industry.

 

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Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

Six months full-time

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

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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Bachelor of Contemporary Music

10 February to 13 November 2020 

Three years full-time

The Bachelor of Contemporary Music offers an industry-focused programme designed to prepare students for a professional career in contemporary music.

Students learn a variety of practical skills including performance, composition, arranging, songwriting, as well as learning industry standard recording and production software.

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Diploma in Contemporary Music (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

One year full-time or two years part-time

The aim of the qualification is to provide those wishing to work in the music industry with a foundation of basic skills and knowledge required for entry level employment or/and provide a base for further education.

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Diploma in Contemporary Music (Level 6)

10 February 2020 to 13 November 2020

Two years full-time

The aim of the qualification is to provide those wishing to work in the music industry with further development in their understanding of what is required for employment or performance and/or provide a base for further education.

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DJ Mixing and Turntablism

2019 dates to be advised

15-17 Weeks full time

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

 

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Graduate Certificate in Contemporary Music

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 27 November

17 weeks full-time

The Graduate Certificate will cover to an advanced level, the theoretical and practical skills required for students to create, play or sing contemporary music in an industry setting. The programme will include knowledge of musical concepts, principles and techniques to identify chords, scales and modes in order to provide solutions for issues and problems associated with instrumental soloing. Students can demonstrate knowledge of a targeted area of their own choice, in the field of contemporary music.

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Graduate Diploma in Contemporary Music

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 27 November

20 weeks full-time

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

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New Zealand Certificate in Music (Level 4)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

One year full-time

This qualification is for individuals who wish to develop their experience and practice in Music.

It provides the music industry with performers that have the technical ability to perform with confidence.

Graduates can contribute to the cultural, social and economic life of Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Bachelor of Nursing

Year One: 10 February to 15 November 2020

Year Two: 3 February to 8 November 2020

Year Three: 3 February to 8 November 2020

Three years full-time

SIT’s School of Nursing (previously Southland Polytechnic) has been delivering nursing education for 40 years and has a long history of successful graduates.

A career in nursing can take you around the world! Nurses are always in demand.

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Master of Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 12 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 19 June

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 25 June

2021 Semester 2: 06 July to 12 November

18 months full-time

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

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 28 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 29 November

20 weeks full-time

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Enrolled Nursing

2021 Semester 1: 26 July to 20 February

18 months full-time

For those looking for a fast track into a healthcare career, a Diploma in Enrolled Nursing is the ideal choice. In just 18 months, students will gain the knowledge and skills to deliver patient/client care across a range of health care settings.

Enrolled Nursing is a rewarding, hands-on job that involves caring for patients as part of a healthcare team. SIT Enrolled Nursing graduates are skilled and highly sought after, and with a starting salary for new graduates of $48,632 (NZNO/DHB MECA 2018) and a current shortage of Nurses, our graduates have excellent job prospects.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

Six months full-time

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

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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Postgraduate Diploma in the Art and Science of Health Care

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 28 June

2020 Semester 2: 13 July to 29 November

Two years full-time

Up to four years part-time

This Postgraduate Diploma is a post-registration programme for New Zealand registered health professionals wanting to develop advancing skills. A range of papers, are offered, with a focus on high acuity care, community practice and the interfaces between hospital and home.

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

2020 Semester 1: 12 February to 25 November

One year full-time

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 12 February to 25 November

One year full-time

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Health and Wellbeing (Practice and Applied Practice) (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 04 February to 17 November

One year full-time or two years part-time

  • Integrate theory and knowledge of health and wellbeing to identify the health and wellbeing aspirations of people from diverse contexts
  • Critically select and apply a range of evidence-based practices to support people to meet their health and wellbeing aspirations
  • Maintain awareness of the socio-cultural, economic and political factors impacting the wider health and wellbeing environment to provide responsive support practices
  • Critically select and apply a range of evidence-based practices informed by knowledge of te ao Māori to respond to the health and wellbeing aspirations of tangata whenua
  • Apply advanced strategies and practices to respond with sensitivity to people from diverse contexts
  • Critically reflect on and evaluate own support practice to achieve continuous improvement

Graduates of the Applied Practice context will meet the qualification outcomes in a programme which includes a pertinent practicum of more than 200 hours.

 

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Bachelor of Sport and Exercise

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

Three years full-time

The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise degree has been designed to prepare graduates for a leadership career in the sport, recreation and fitness industry. The course of study includes foundation sports management and sport science papers. Additional papers in Years Two and Three of the course ensure subject specialisation with theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

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Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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Master of Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 12 November

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 19 June

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 25 June

2021 Semester 2: 06 July to 12 November

18 months full-time

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

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

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New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

19 weeks full-time or one year part-time

  • Deliver safe and effective exercise programmes, including prescreening, within own scope of practice and industry code of ethics
  • Apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology to adapt and deliver safe and effective exercise programmes to individuals
  • Adapt programmes for apparently healthy people and common at-risk groups using exercise science and testing
  • Apply motivational and communication techniques to enhance individual participant commitment to a personalised exercise programme
  • Apply a health and wellness framework and evidence-based nutrition principles to support a personalised exercise programme and recommend referral pathways to allied health professionals
  • Use marketing and business tools and techniques to support business practices as an exercise professional

 

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New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

19 weeks full-time

 

Study the New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 5) and develop the knowledge and skills of exercise prescription across a variety of exercise environments.  Students will be able to design and deliver advanced technical and personalised exercise programmes.

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New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-sector) (Level 5)

10/2/2020 - 6/11/2020

One year full-time or two years part-time

 

This qualification will provide individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to operate independently, supervise others and work with stakeholders across the sport, recreation and exercise industries. Graduates will be able to operate within a framework of health and wellness in relation to individual, group and community needs.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

Six months full-time

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

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

Course Details

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Health Sciences (Wellness and Rehabilitation)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 06 November

One year full-time

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

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Bachelor of Hotel Management

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

Three years full-time, part-time study is also available

The Bachelor of Hotel management is a three year business degree that focuses on hospitality, hotel and tourism management. It concentrates on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food and beverage, event management, legislation, entrepreneurship and financial accounting. The theory, assessments, field trips and internship allows students to experience the industry first hand and prepares them for employment in hotel and tourism management positions.
The Bachelor of Hotel Management is a business degree focused specifically on hospitality, hotel and tourism management
It has a strong focus on management concepts such as marketing, operations, human resources, food and 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
An internship in the third year for the final semester provides an awesome opportunity to get real industry experience and career opportunities
The Bachelor of Hotel Management aims to prepare graduates for employment in hotel and tourism management positions in New Zealand and internationally. It is a three year, full-time degree which includes specialised study in the core management areas as well as other specialised topics and electives.  The final semester incorporates an internship in the industry where theory and practice come together in the workplace.

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Graduate Certificate in Hotel Management

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

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.

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Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

2020 Semester 2: 06 November to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

20 weeks full-time

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

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

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

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

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

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New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

2020 Semester 1: 20 July to 27 November

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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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 19 June

2020 Semester 2: 06 July to 13 November

One year full-time

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

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.

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

2020 Semester 1: 21 July to 04 December

20 weeks full-time

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

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

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 27 November

One year full-time

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

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New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Level 6)

2020 Semester 1: 10 February to 13 November

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

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

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