From 1 October 2022, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. Read more
Two years full-time
2023: $7,674 plus $240 Student Services Levy
A Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.
View course details for individual fees.
If you want to become an Aeronautical Engineer, this is the programme for you.
NMIT has been teaching aeronautical engineering for many years.
This programme is NMIT’s main “Into-Employment” aeronautical engineering programme and is designed to provide you with all the skills and knowledge needed to kick start a successful career in the commercial Aeronautical Engineering world.
The programme has an excellent reputation with aircraft maintenance engineers in the New Zealand aviation industry and abroad. As a graduate you will be work ready with the proficiency and reliability to be a motivated and trustworthy employee.
During the two years on this programme, you will complete two level 4 qualifications:
These two qualifications will provide you with the skills you need to go into employment in aeronautical engineering.
NMIT is New Zealand's first approved New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (NZCAA) Part 147 Certified Maintenance Training Organisation.
This programme is popular and has limited spaces so apply early to get on your preferred intake. Note this programme can only be studied full time.
“I chose NMIT at Woodbourne base to do the New Zealand Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering, Level 4. The comprehensive training the programme provides really set me up for a career in aviation. In the first two years, I found the instructors extremely supportive and their know-how, knowledge, and expertise really helped prepare me.”
NMIT’s Aviation programmes offer training that provides you with a gateway into an exciting and rewarding career in aircraft maintenance. Take a tour with us of the Woodbourne RNZAF base campus where learning mixes with culture and precision instruments.
Check our Connor's experience on the programme. He has now graduated and working on aircraft.