QualificationNew Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Pre Diploma EngineeringProgramme code: NZ2863
International feesNZD$8,700 (approx.)
This programme will help you on your journey towards further study in engineering.
Develop academic skills and independent study and self-management skills by working on a series of interesting projects.
Literacy and numeracy skills are included in the projects and prepare students for further academic study or occupational options in a career pathway of your choice.
Our classrooms are supportive learning environments that promote independence and confidence.
This programme is the pathway to the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) (Level 6).
You may be required to complete literacy and numeracy assessments as part of this programme.
Open entry for domestic students
There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.
International students: English language entry requirements
For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/
International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link: https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/
You will complete your test in one day, plus get free online tuition to help you succeed. We offer paper-based or computer-delivered IELTS. Choose computer-delivered IELTS and get your results in 3-5 days.
You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):
141.322 Mathematics in practice (15 credits)
The purpose of this course is to develop and expand the students’ knowledge and understanding of numeracy through real-world learning experiences in order to meet the varied demands of their personal life, study and intended career destination
181.338 Communication in practice (15 credits)
The purpose of this course is to develop and expand the students’ knowledge and understanding of literacy through real-world learning experiences in order to meet the varied demands of their personal life, study and intended career destination.
Pathway projects is split into two courses:
161.315 Pathway projects – CAD (15 credits)
The purpose of this course is to enable students to progressively apply, consolidate and demonstrate the skills and knowledge developed in computer-aided design (CAD) and the numeracy and literacy courses through authentic learning experiences in order to meet the varied demands of their personal life, study and intended career.
161.316 Pathway projects – workshop practice (15 credits)
The purpose of this course is to enable students to progressively apply, consolidate and demonstrate the skills and knowledge developed in the workshop practice and the numeracy and literacy courses through authentic learning experiences in order to meet the varied demands of their personal life, study and intended career.
*Free study for Level 3 may be available for 16 to 24 year olds (Youth Guarantee). Free study for the first year of your Level 3 or above qualification may be available under the government’s fees-free study scheme. Visit feesfree.govt.nz for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student. All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status required. Entry criteria, and some costs, may also apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact StudyLink for more information.
Information is correct as at 14 December 2022. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2023 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2023 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2023 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.