SIT offers a range of Engineering courses. If you are looking for a career with great job prospects in an area of high skill demand, read on!
Civil Engineers design and build roads, structures, utility infrastructure and buildings. Civil is the broadest field of engineering and can involve working in construction, materials, maintenance and utility operations. SIT offers the NZ Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering major).
Mechanical engineers design, manufacture and maintain the tools, engines, machines and systems that keep modern society operating. SIT offers the NZ Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering major) and a pre-trade New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.
We have four fully-equipped workshops with up-to-date facilities, tooling and machinery.
- Our Fabrication workshop machinery includes a brake press, 8"guillotine, hydraulic folders, hydraulic pipe benders and electric rollers.
- In the Welding workshop there are 20 well ventilated and equipped welding stations. Welding processes that can be undertaken in this work shop include TIG welding (both stainless and aluminium), Mig Welding (both stainless and aluminium), MMA Welding (Stick Welding) and Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Brazing.
- The Machine Shop hosts 10 lathes, two mill drills, three milling machines, a surface grinder, and a tool and cutter grinder.
- The Industry Technology Centre sports a lot of the latest technology including a 3D printer and scanner, waterjet cutter, robotic arms, virtual welder, CNC lathe and Machine Centre.