New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering)
Level 6

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Civil Engineering)

  • We are evolving

    From 2023, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of
    Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. See more here.

  • Locations and dates


    18 July 2022
    20 February 2023
    Year 1
    20 February 2023
    Year 2
  • Study options

    Full time or part time

  • Length

    Two years full time or four years part time

  • Total credits


  • Fees

    2022: $6,784 plus $240 Student Services Levy per year

    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.

  • National qualification code


Free programme.

If you are interested in the planning, design and construction of all forms of infrastructure and have a passion for building strong relationships with clients and contractors then Civil Engineering is for you.

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 30 June 2023. Find full details about the fund here.(external link)  Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.

Civil Engineering plays a key part in the creation and protection of our structural environment. 

NMIT's class sizes means you can easily talk with tutors and the programme is hands on.

Tutors also work with local industry to provide real world experiences as part of the programme.

You will qualify as an engineering technician. The industry demand for graduates from this programme is high.

A Civil Engineering qualification will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to plan, design and manage the construction of various infrastructure including residential, commercial and industrial buildings; roads, rail, dams and bridges. You will also acquire the technical knowledge and skills to draft plans, survey sites and compile engineering reports.

In the near future NMIT is looking to offer a degree in Engineering Technology in Civil Engineering. Keep up to date by signing up to our email updates(external link) on this development.








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