Mechanical engineering trades

Last chance!

Apply now for our July intake and TTAF will cover your fees^.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can study our mechanical engineering trades programmes for free^ until 31 December 2022. For terms and conditions, more information, and other programmes covered by this scheme, click here.

Are you interested in making machines that create things or do you have a passion for precision and making machines work as they should?

Then a career as a skilled tradesperson in the manufacturing and technology industries could be for you.

Our programmes will give you hands-on skills to build and repair all kinds of machinery and tools.


The following programme is 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). If you’re enrolled in an eligible programme, TTAF will automatically cover your fees from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2022. Visit 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. Note: if your programme of study goes beyond 31 December 2022, your courses after this date will be subject to applicable course costs.  Please talk to us at that time though, as you might be eligible for fees-free study or other options to cover the rest of your tuition fees.