New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6) (Mechanical) in ARA Institute of Canterbury

ARA Institute of Canterbury

Campus: Christchurch

Duration: 2 years

Intake: February

*Fee: NZ$21,920.00 per year

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This diploma increases your skills as engineering technician along with the career prospects. This is professionally designed by the engineers in 2010 and is recognized under the Dublin Accord. The focus of diploma is to shape the student’s thinking logically and practically which is required as Mechanical Engineer. The students will deal with the engineering sciences which includes designing and drawing related things and understanding the thermodynamics and the production.

The student has to maintain minimum 240 credits and workload of 120pts/year to become full time student.

Career Outcomes:

  • Design engineer
  • Production engineer
  • Maintenance team leader
  • Sales engineer
  • Quality assurance engineer
    Eligibility Criteria:


    Students are required to complete their 10+2 in the science background to enroll in this diploma at ARA.

    English Proficiency Score

    1. IELTS test – Academic score of 6 with no band score less than 5.5
    2. TOEFL (pBT) – Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
    3. TOEFL (iBT) – Score of 60 or higher (with a writing score of 18)
    4. PTE score of 50

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