Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

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Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

  • College Name : Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology
  • Website address : www.cpit.ac.nz
  • College Location : 130 Madras St, Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Phone : +64 3-940 8000
About the college:

With more than 100 years’ experience and over 2,000 staff, CPIT is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary institutions. We are a government owned institution with a reputation for providing high quality degree, diploma, certificate and English language programmes. Our programmes are all New Zealand Qualifications Authority quality assured and our degrees are equal in status to university degrees. Our students graduate with work-ready professional skills. Most of our degree programmes include cooperative education projects in industry leading to great employment opportunities. You can trust CPIT to offer you a successful learning experience. Over 25,000 students each year can’t be wrong!

Why to choose:

With more than 200 programmes on offer including qualifications ranging from certificates through to degree and graduate diplomas, CPIT offers an encouraging learning environment that supports flexible learning options with experienced tutors and small class sizes amid modern surroundings.

Excellent learning facilities
CPIT’s impressive learning facilities include a library, Language Self Access Centre (LSAC), recreation centre, a range of computer suites with wireless LAN, commercial kitchens and bakeries, a music recording studio, on-site radio station and television studio.
Support for International students

Outside the classroom environment, CPIT’s Learning Services Team provides confidential advice to students at all study levels. Services include advice and guidance with learning skills, assignment writing and numeracy skills. Students can join study groups, attend free seminars and speak with a range of international, friendly staff members.
Full of opportunities, CPIT is more than just a place to study!

Credible, experienced reputation

CPIT is New Zealand Government-owned and has been at the forefront of applied vocational learning for more than 100 years. Recognised internationally for its strong emphasis on applied and practical learning, utilising work-integration and industry relationships, CPIT attracts a high calibre of academic staff and students.

Industry focused degrees

CPIT bachelor degree programmes have been through a rigorous and robust design process, and encompass strong strategic and practical elements. They are endorsed and supported by industry, making it easy for students to fast-track their career development and employment prospects. Graduate studies are also available at CPIT, enabling tertiary-qualified students the opportunity to extend their knowledge and advance their career in a relatively short timeframe.

Programmes offered
Accounting
Acting
Adult education
Adult literacy and numeracy
Animal science
Animation
Applied science
Architectural studies
Art
Autobody
Automotive trades
Baking
Barista
Bartending
Broadcasting communications
Building
Business
Business Administration
Business information systems
Business management
Business online studies
Business transformation and change
Café bar service
Carpentry
Chef
Civil engineering
Coffee
Coffee making
Commerce
Computer aided design
Computer networking
Computing and ICT
Concept art
Construction
Construction management
Cookery
Dancing
Data communication
Decorating and painting
Design
Design – interiors
Education
Electrical engineering
Electrical supply
Electrician
Engineering
Engineering technology
Engineering trades
English language
Enrolled nursing
Entrepreneurship
Environmental and outdoor leadership
Event management
Fabrication
Fashion technology and design
Film
First line management
Fitness
Food
Furniture and joinery
Gasfitting
Gibstopping
Graphic design
Health
Hospitality management
House building
Human nutrition
Human resource management
Human services
llustrator
Information design
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Interior design
IT support/help desk
Japanese
Jazz
Journalism
Laboratory technology
Languages
Management
Manufacturing
Māori language and culture
Māori Trades Training
Marketing
Masonry
Mechanical engineering
Medical imaging
Mental health
Midwifery
Motor trades
Multimedia
Musical arts
Networking
Nursing
Nutrition
Online business studies
Operations and production management
Opportunities for Women
Outdoor education
Painting and decorating
Pasifika languages and culture
Pasifika Trades Training
Pattern making
Performing arts
Personal assistant
Personal training
Photography
Physical activity, health and wellness
Plasterboard fixing and finishing
Plasterer
Plastering
Plumbing
Pop
Professional cookery
Programming
Project management
Quality systems
Radio
Radiography
Receptionist
Recreation
Rock
Sales and marketing
Science
Sewing
Singing
Social work
Software development
Sport and exercise science
Sports training
Stonemason
Sustainability and outdoor education
Teacher training
Te Puna Wānaka Māori and Pasifika studies
Te Reo Māori
Tertiary learning and teaching
Timber construction
Tourism
Trades
Travel
Web development
Welding and structural steel
Work skills
Youth Guarantee
Youth programmes