New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil Engineering Major) in Southern Institute of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology

Campus: Invercargill

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February

*Fee: $16,000 per year

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This diploma provides skilled and competent approach to the students who aspire to become Engineering Technicians. At SIT learn the applications of engineering theory in the real world and gain competence to perform technical operations with ethics and professionalism needed in the engineering world.

The graduate profile defined by IPENZ is bench marked internationally to the exemplar graduate attributes for graduates of technician education programmes recognized under the Dublin Accord.

Career Outcomes:

Engineering Technician

Eligibility Criteria:


The students who have done 10+2 in the science (mathematics required) background should apply for this diploma in order to pursue their career as Civil Engineer.

English Proficiency Score:

  1. IELTS test – Academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5
  2. TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) – Score of 550 (with an essay score 5 TWE)
  3. TOEFL Internet- based test (iBT) – Score of 60 (with a writing score of 20)
  4. PTE (Academic) – score of 50

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