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New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control (Theory) (Level 4)
NZQF Level 4

About the course

The New Zealand Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control Level 4 is a part-time course that combines distance and block course learning. The block courses are based at our Hamilton Rotokauri Campus trades-training facility in a hands-on environment.

Graduates may be employed as instrumentation technicians in the industrial measurement and control field, servicing industries such as petrochemicals, pulp and paper, wood products, dairy manufacturing, metal refining, food and beverage, meats and brewing production, water and wastewater treatment, and power generation.

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This course can be completed over a 2 to 5 year period and is part-time consisting of 23 distance assessments and 9 weeks of block courses. The programme consists of 155 credits equating to approximately 1550 total study hours (155 x 10 hours).

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Please note that places on this programme are limited to 16 students per block course option, with four occurrences of the same module available every year; it is anticipated that more applications will be received than available spaces. All applications that meet the minimum criteria will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. 

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About the provider

Based in Hamilton, the Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec), is one of the country’s largest institutes of technology. We deliver high-quality education across vocational (technical) and professional fields of study to approximately 13,000 students, across over 130 different courses.

At Wintec students are educated in a way that builds their confidence and gets them work-ready. We differ from other types of tertiary providers in the way students get the chance to put their theoretical learning into practice from the very start. You will get to work on real-life projects based on relevant topics and themes as if you were in the workplace. You will also get involved in work placements. This means that by the time you graduate, you will be confident in your skills and knowledge, and know-how to apply your learnings. Our academic staff have years of industry experience between them, which means they can guide you on your journey.

Wintec maintains collaborative relationships with local industry and iwi to identify the needs of the region and community. Fostering strong networks that our students and graduates benefit from is a high priority for us.  Understanding the needs of local industry, what type of graduates they need now, and what they will need in the future is critical to assisting industry and our graduates.