New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Mechanical

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - Mechanical

Become a fully qualified mechanical engineering technician. Put engineering theory into practice and perform technical mechanical operations to professional standards. Become the driver of change, working on projects that are innovative and essential. The diploma is accredited both nationally and internationally.

What you will learn

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering fundamentals
  • Drawing
  • Report production
  • Engineering management

The mechanical engineering strand also teaches students the following:

  • CAD skills
  • Mechanics
  • Materials
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • Strength of materials
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Electrical Fundamentals

More detail about this qualification

Students will gain the skills and attributes required by Engineering New Zealand, which are benchmarked internationally and accredited to the Dublin Accord.

Career options

Become an engineering technician in the mechanical engineering field.

Entry requirements

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec. 

On 1 September 2022, the operations of WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga).   As part of this, all existing WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga 

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