Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
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.
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.
What will I learn?
On this programme you will learn how to:
Well-defined engineering problems can be solved in standardized ways, are frequently encountered and hence familiar to most practitioners in the specialist area, have consequences that are locally important but not far-reaching and can be resolved using limited theoretical knowledge but normally require extensive practical knowledge.
Career opportunities and pathways
Graduates from NMIT's programme have a very high employment rate in the industry.
You can gain employment as an engineering technician including roles working on roads, buildings and utilities.
Students are required to complete international qualifications equivalent to New Zealand NCEA Level 2. Entry requirements vary from country to country.
Equivalent qualifications (e.g. International Baccalaureate or Cambridge), or
Equivalent credits from appropriate trades training and/or demonstrated skills and experience.
English language requirements: