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New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Electrical Engineering Otago Polytechnic - Dunedin Campus Otago Polytechnic - Dunedin Campus, New Zealand

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NZD 30000

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*Subject to change and other fees
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24 months


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Program Overview

Electrical engineers design, develop, manage and maintain circuitry and equipment for power generation and distribution, building services, machine control and robotics.  

There is presently a significant shortage of trained engineers and qualified technicians are in high demand for their skills and experience.

Accredited by Engineering New Zealand, this practical programme meets the standards required for the Dublin and Sydney international Engineering accords - meaning it's highly respected and recognised nationally, and internationally. Plus, New Zealand-trained engineering graduates have a great reputation around the world for their work readiness and high calibre.  

Studying in our first-rate facilities and learning from experienced lecturers using real-life scenarios, you'll gain a great understanding of engineering processes and theory. Initial courses include Engineering Fundamentals and Engineering Mathematics and then you'll branch out into specialty courses such as Power Engineering, Electronic Principles, Instrumentation and Controls, and Sustainable Energy.

Skills needed for working in this area

  • Analytical and problem-solving
  • Good computer ability
  • The ability to plan, organise and adapt
  • To enjoy working with groups or on your own.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 2 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Program Intake


Jul 2024


Feb 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required.To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12/High School Diploma.

    6 IELTS Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    55% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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