Electrical engineering

Goodbye fees, study engineering for free.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study our diploma in engineering for free^.

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Electricity is all around us.

In our homes, workplaces and communities, we rely on power to light up our world.

Learn what it takes to keep this essential service going with MIT.

You'll learn the in-demand skills to get a well-paid job as an electrical engineer.

Other engineering-related study areas you may be interested in:
Northpower cadetship opportunity

Get supported to become an engineer, and earn while you learn with a Northpower cadetship.

MIT has partnered with Northpower to support up to 15 students into employment while studying towards the New Zealand Diploma of Engineering (Electrical) (Level 6).

This unique cadetship opportunity with Northpower will allow you to gain real-world experience, become part of the tight-knit team with supportive mentors, and earn while you learn.

Applications are open to all new students studying the New Zealand Diploma of Engineering (Electrical) (Level 6) on a full-time basis.

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The following programmes are available in this area of study:

^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners/ for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.