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Waiariki Institute of Technology, North Island:
Waiariki Institute of Technology offers business administration, IT, forestry, hospitality, nursing, web & gaphic design and project management courses plus business management degrees, tourism & early childhood education training & maori education amongst many others. We have campuses in Rotorua, Taupo and Whakatane, located in the Bay of Plenty region and Tokoroa & Waipa in the Waikato district of the North Island of New Zealand. The main Rotorua campus is set in clean, green and safe rural surroundings only ten minutes from the city centre. Waiariki Institute of Technology has six schools of study. Each school offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in their respective subject areas and is committed to helping you acquire the tools, real-life skills and knowledge for life. From trades certificates to bachelor’s degrees and beyond, start your journey to success at Waiariki today. eCampus Waiariki also provides free home correspondence courses and distance learning online.

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Certificate Programmes:
Certificates may take from 12 weeks to one year to complete. Courses offered within a certificate can range from Levels 1 to 7. Certificates provide a broad introduction to a range of skills and knowledge in a particular subject area. Certificates at Levels 2 to 4 are often needed for entry into trades and service employment. Certificates can also provide direct entry into diplomas and degrees.

Certificate Construction Skills (Introductory)
Certificate for Entry to Automotive Trades
Certificate in Adventure Tourism
Photo of College Courses in New ZealandCertificate in Agriculture
Certificate in Agriculture and Farm Maintenance
Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Fault Diagnosis, Repair and Administration)*
Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Transmission and Electrics)
Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Vehicle Repair and Electronics)
Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Vehicle Service and Electronics Control)
Certificate in Business Administration Level 3
Certificate in Business Administration Level 4
Certificate in Café Operations
Certificate in Carpentry
Certificate in Collision Repair
Certificate in Community and Social Services
Certificate in Computer Skills
Certificate in Computing and Communications Technology Level 4*
Certificate in Creative Art
Certificate in Creative Writing
Certificate in Electrical and Related Trades (Pre-Employment)
Certificate in Engineering (Fitting and Turning)
Certificate in English
Certificate in Fashion Technology
Certificate in Food Safety Development
Certificate in Forest Operations*
Certificate in Forestry Fundamentals
Certificate in Front Desk Operations
Certificate in Hairdressing Level 2
Certificate in Hairdressing Level 3
Certificate in Hairdressing Level 4
Certificate in Health Science (Nursing)
Certificate in Homeopathy
Certificate in Horticulture
Certificate in Human Services
Certificate in Maori Studies (Introductory)
Certificate in Maori Studies Level 3
Certificate in Maori Studies Level 4
Certificate in Ngā Mahi Whakairo*
Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety (Co-ordination)*
Certificate in Office Skills
Certificate in Professional Chef's Craft
Certificate in Professional Cookery
Certificate in Professional Cookery and Patisserie
Certificate in Professional Patisserie
Certificate in Rural Skills
Certificate in Rural Skills Level 3
Certificate in Small Business ManagementImage of College Courses in New Zealand
Certificate in Smart Study
Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing Advanced Technical Operations
Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing Foundation Skills
Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing Operations
Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing Technical Specialist
Certificate in Tertiary Learning Skills
Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
Certificate in Tour Leadership*
Certificate in Tourism and Travel
Certificate in Turf Management*
Certificate in Visual Art (Introductory)
Certificate in Welding and Fabrication
Certificate in Wood Handling and Distribution
Certificate in Work and Life Skills

Diploma Courses:
Diplomas generally take between one to two years of full-time study to complete (or the part-time equivalent) and consist of courses from Levels 4 to 7. Diplomas are often required for entry to advanced trade, technical and professional occupations. Diplomas may provide direct entry into a degree qualification and, in many cases, courses from the diploma may be credited toward degree qualifications.

Diploma in Accounting
Diploma in Applied Tourism Management
Diploma in Art and Design
Diploma in Art and Design (Advanced)
Diploma in Bicultural Journalism
Diploma in Business Studies
Diploma in Communications (Applied)
Diploma in Computing Systems
Diploma in Creative Writing
Diploma in Fashion Technology
Diploma in Forest Management*
Diploma in Hospitality Management
Diploma in Human Resource Management
Diploma in Interior Design
Diploma in Manufacturing
Diploma in Marketing
Diploma in Multimedia, Internet and Web Design
Diploma in Networking and Communications Technology
Diploma in Sustainable Energy
Diploma in Systems Design and Implementation
Diploma in Te Reo Maori
Diploma in Therapeutic Massage and Spa*
Diploma in Tourism Management*
Diploma in Webmastery
Diploma of Teaching (Early Childhood Education): He Tohu Mātauranga Mo Te Whakaako Kōhungahunga

Bachelor Degrees:
All degrees offered at Waiariki are bachelor degrees. A degree usually requires a minimum of three years full-time study (or the part-time equivalent) and includes courses at Levels 5 to 7. Degree qualifications are generally required for entry or advancement in professions, and provide further stair-casing opportunities for study at masters or doctoral level.

Bachelor of Applied Management
Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Social Work)
Bachelor of Arts (University of Canterbury)
Bachelor of Commerce (Lincoln University)
Bachelor of Commerce (University of Canterbury)
Bachelor of Computing Systems (Unitec)
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design)
Bachelor of Management Studies (The University of Waikato)
Bachelor of Maori Development*
Bachelor of Nursing
Bachelor of Nursing for Registered Nurses
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (Primary) (University of Canterbury)
Bachelor of Tourism Management

Graduate Courses:

Graduate Diploma in Infection Control*
Graduate Diploma in Management*
Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary) (University of Canterbury)
Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

National Certificates and Diplomas:
Diploma in Business Administration*
National Certificate in Business (First Line Management)
National Certificate in Carpentry
National Certificate in Computing
National Certificate in Journalism (Introductory)
National Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Core Skills)
National Diploma in Forestry (Operations Management)*
New Zealand Diploma in Business
New Zealand Diploma in Business Online

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