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NZ Diploma in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Power Specialisation)

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Programme Overview


This electrical and electronics qualification is for people who want to gain the knowledge and skills needed to be engineering technicians in a wide range of cutting edge, hightech industries.



UCOL offers the NZ Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (Power Specialisation) Level 6, the newest Technician Engineering qualification available in New Zealand. This qualification is also supported by the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ). 


The NZ Diploma in Engineering (NZDE) has achieved Dublin Accord status to give you international recognition.  The NZDE can also link with a Bachelor of Engineering should you wish to continue on to further study. Entry criteria may apply.



Gaining the qualification opens up fantastic job opportunities both in New Zealand and overseas in the electrical and power industries.



Programme Features

  • Friendly supportive learning environment and experienced staff.
  • An opportunity to use the skills and knowledge gained during the programme to develop and construct a unique product which can be used alongside the formal qualifications gained to enhance employment opportunities.
  • Wide range of electrical and electronic equipment to work on in preparation for your future career.
  • Wide range of design software to develop projects with.



We have a small presentation outlining details of this programme which can be downloaded here: NZDE Presentation



You can also find more information at http://www.engineer.org.nz/about.htm



*This programme is subject to change



Programme Fact Sheet

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) (Power Specialisation) Fact Sheet


Programme NZ Diploma in Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Power Specialisation) - Level 6
Study Options / Duration Full-time , 2 years
Campuses Palmerston North
Fees Domestic $6,285 per yearInternational $19,800 per year


Palmerston North

29 February 2016 - 2 December 2016


Palmerston North

Classes are generally between the hours of 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday - Friday. 
Allow 20 hours in class and an additional 20 hours lecturer-directed learning each.


Other Programme Costs
UCOL has an Admission and Conversation process to make sure you are studying at a level you are prepared for. The aim is to help you find the right level of study and educational pathway for you to succeed at UCOL. For more information please download and read the UCOL Admission Guide.

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