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Waikato Institute of Technology (WinTec), Hamilton, New Zealand

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The Waikato Institute of Technology, also known as Wintec, is one of New Zealand's leading institute of technology based in Hamilton. Approximately 20,000 students from 52 countries study at Wintec each year. The institute currently provides 10 degree programmes, 35 diplomas and 12 postgraduate qualifications.
The institute has three main campuses in Hamilton itself: the main city site, Rotokauri (Formerly Avalon) in north Hamilton, and the Hamilton Gardens horticultural campus. The institute also uses three additional campuses in the Waikato region

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Waikato Institute of Technology (WinTec), Hamilton, New Zealand

  1. 1. At Waikato Institute of Technology (WinTec), stay informed about Business, Applied Management, Information & Communication Technology, Engineering & Build Environment, Interior Design, Nursing, Midwifery, Health & Social Practice, Sport & Exercise Science, Early Childhood Education & Specialist Education Programmes !! For FREE Counselling and Visa processing, Contact us !!
  2. 2. NEW ZEALANDFIRST TO SEE THE LIGHT New Zealand is one of the first places in the world to welcome the new day. And what a welcome it delivers with a stunning landscape of breathtaking beauty. Set amongst mountains, rivers and beaches, modern cities offer big city benefits without the usual hassles of big city living. The air is clean, the surroundings are beautiful, and perhaps most important of all, New Zealand provides an environment where all people feel protected and safe. 2
  3. 3. Wintec is located in the dynamic, multicultural city of Hamilton, home to over 46,000 tertiary students every year. Built on the banks of New Zealand’s largest river, Hamilton is close to everything you want to be part of. Beaches, mountains, rivers, thermal pools, countryside, sport centres and adventure activities are all an easy drive away. From Wintec’s City Campus, you can walk or bus to shops, cafés, theatres, libraries and galleries in a city with a temperate climate. HAMILTON The New Zealand education system is based on the prestigious British system. Wintec is Government-owned and one of the country’s largest and most respected Institutes of Technology; an Institute whose approach to learning is widely acknowledged as inspirational. Utilising the latest technology, practical learning and real work place experience, we equip our students with relevant skills and internationally-recognised qualifications that are approved and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Wintec’s focus on providing our international students with the necessary support for a positive study experience was acknowledged with an Outstanding Achievement for Global Role, Innovative Support Services and Relevant Learning at the Annual Awards for Institutes of Technology New Zealand (ITPNZ). ONE OF NEW ZEALAND’S FASTEST GROWING CITIES INTERNATIONALLY- RECOGNISED QUALIFICATIONS Hamilton Auckland (1½hours) Tauranga (1¼ hours) Rotorua (1½hours) Taupo (2 hours) Wellington Christchurch Queenstown Dunedin For more information about Hamilton and the Waikato region visit WWW.VISITHAMILTON.CO.NZ 4
  4. 4. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintecwintec Engineering &built environment Wintec delivers internationally recognised programmes from Certificate to Diploma to Bachelor and Master Degrees that are developed in association with respected industry specialists. The result is an inspirational approach to learning that’s not just about theory - it’s practical and relevant to today’s global marketplace. As you study, you’ll be given the opportunity to talk to leading industry professionals and practice what you’re learning in a safe, encouraging environment. AN INSPIRATIONAL APPROACH rs) WINTEC HAS THREE MAIN CAMPUSES HAMILTON CITY CAMPUS The City Campus is centrally located, with shops, the Waikato river, transport and cafés at your feet. It’s a vibrant and energising environment with outstanding facilities for learning and support. At the centre of the campus is the Gallagher Hub housing a large computer study area containing over 130 computers (Mac and PC), a library, copying services, study rooms, café and event rooms. The City Campus also features lecture theatres that utilise the latest technology, a student radio station, art gallery, hairdressing and beauty clinics and student support services. ROTOKAURI CAMPUS The Rotokauri Campus is set on farmland about 10 minutes drive north of the central city. It has some of the best purpose-built training facilities in New Zealand, including sports science labs, engineering facilities, a specialist training restaurant, and fully equipped trades workshops. HAMILTON GARDENS CAMPUS For more information on Wintec’s campuses please visit www.wintec.ac.nz/campus WINTEC HUBS Wintec has student hubs at the Rotokauri and City Campuses which house our libraries, study rooms, cafeterias and provides access to computers and the internet. The Hub is also the perfect place to meet and socialise with other students, including the other 1,000+ International students who are studying at Wintec. INTERNATIONAL CENTRE We also have a dedicated International Centre with wonderful staff who are here to help you settle into Hamilton, adjust to the New Zealand way of life and to achieve your goals. We offer many opportunities for you to enjoy a true ‘Kiwi’ experience. For more information on Wintec’s International Centre please see page 7. Mt Maunganui - 90min drive from Hamilton Balloons over Waikato www.wintec.ac.nz/international 5
  5. 5. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintecwintec Engineering &built environment MINIMUM OVERALL SCORE IELTS* TOEFL IBT TOEFL PBT PEARSON 5.5 46 530 42 5.5 46 550 42 6.0 60 550 50 6.5 79 590 58 INTERNATIONAL EQUIVALENCE - ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS WINTEC QUALIFICATIONS STAIRCASE EXIT TO EMPLOYMENT EXIT TO EMPLOYMENT ENTRY ENTRY ENTRY CERTIFICATE Normally Levels 1-4 Certificates are awarded in a variety of subjects at a range of levels and may be of differing lengths. DIPLOMA Normally Levels 5-6 Diplomas awarded are usually at a higher level than Certificates and are one to two years in length. DEGREE Level 7 A Degree is awarded for advanced study that concentrates on general principals and essential knowledge. They are usually three to four years in length. GRADUATE / POSTGRADUATE / HONOURS Levels 7-8 Honours, Graduate and Postgraduate programmes are for study after the completion of an initial degree and are ideal if you are wanting to broaden your existing knowledge or retrain in areas of demand. MASTERS Level 9 A Masters is awarded for study beyond an initial degree and will generally involve a combination of intensive study and supervised research. *Please refer to the programme regulations for specific English language requirements relating to the programme you choose STUDYING AT WINTEC www.wintec.ac.nz/international 9
  6. 6. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February and July for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW If you’re aiming for a successful career in accounting, business, management, marketing, finance or human resources this NZQA national qualification is the programme for you. You learn in a diverse and interactive study environment with supportive tutors and advanced internet learning tools making for an inspirational learning experience. Choose to study from: • Accounting Principles • Introduction to Commercial Law • The Economic Environment • Organisation and Management • Fundamentals of Marketing • Business Computing • Business Communication You will also study a range of optional modules in the areas of accounting, law, marketing, tourism, human resources and finance. INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED This Diploma is endorsed by CAANZ which are members of the Global Accounting Alliance. That makes a Wintec qualification internationally recognised and the foremost professional designation for accountants within the Asia-Pacific region. Our tutors are industry experts and guest speakers from within the industry join us regularly to deliver insight on their experience in the business sector. BACHELOR OF APPLIED MANAGEMENT (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February or July for three years IEFTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW If you have the drive to succeed and can see yourself fitting right into business activity or an office environment, then the Bachelor of Applied Management programme could be right for you. In their final year, all students will complete the Co-operative Education Project (CEP)+. This gives you an opportunity to be placed in industry, gain valuable work experience and complete an agreed piece of research, increasing the chances of employment when you graduate. The applied focus of this degree, and the interactive classes will help you build strong one-on-one learning relationships with your tutors. WHAT YOU’LL STUDY You can choose to specialise (major) in: • Accounting • Strategic Management • Human Resource Management • Sales and Marketing • Operations and Production Management • Event Management • Innovation and Entrepreneurship The flexible degree structure allows you to choose one major with a range of elective modules, or you can do a double major within three years. MAJOR IN ACCOUNTING Meet the accounting needs of any business and you’ll be in high demand. In this pathway you’ll learn the theory and practice of accountancy, critical thinking, decisionmaking and business analysis. The course also includes financial reports and business tax regulations. There are two accounting pathways to choose from - the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants/CPA Australia (CAANZ/CPA) pathway+, which prepares you to become a Chartered Accountant, or the non-CAANZ/CPA pathway, which has greater flexibility. MAJOR IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT With this major, you’ll gain specialist skills in business strategy that open industry doors and career opportunities. You’ll understand the threats a business faces both internally and in the market place. Your leadership potential will be enhanced by your analytical skills and strategic thinking, and businesses will benefit from your expertise. MAJOR IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT You’ll gain the essential skills you need to get the most from employees. You’ll learn about staff management, recruitment, employee performance, up-skilling and development, and resolving conflict in the workplace. Most businesses need expert advice on industrial relations and employment law as well, so you’ll be in demand. YOUR FUTURE IN BUSINESS, TOURISM & EVENTS 16
  7. 7. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment MAJOR IN SALES AND MARKETING Because every business has a product or service to sell, they’ll need you to lead their sales and marketing team. You’ll graduate with skills in consumer behavioural analysis, domestic and international market theory and applied marketing campaigns. MAJOR IN OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Graduate and be in demand – the broad scope of this major equips you with the skills to get the best results out of people and processes. The skills in analysis and logistics you gain from an operation and production management pathway mean you can plan and implement production efficiencies that translate to what every business needs: a better bottom line. MAJOR IN EVENT MANAGEMENT With this major, you’ll gain specialist skills in event management that will open event industry doors and career opportunities on both the domestic and international markets. You’ll understand the challenges the event industry faces in today’s world. Your leadership and team management potential will be enhanced by your analytical skills, operational and strategic thinking for delivery of events, and event industry will benefit from your expertise. MAJOR IN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Do you have a new idea and want to know how to make it a reality? If you like to think outside the box then this graduate qualification is for you! With this major you will learn how to innovate and create game-changing products and services, build a great team, incorporate customers’ feedback in developing your service or product, learn from failures and turn them into opportunities, raise funds that you need for growth and know how to choose an appropriate and timely exit strategy. Innovation and entrepreneurship is crucial for the continuing success of any organisation – learn how you can make a difference in the world. STRONG INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS AND WORK EXPERIENCE Relevant and inspiring, this programme is run with strong partnership links to industry and business development groups. Your tutors are all highly qualified and experienced in their fields. Regular guest speakers provide up-to-date information on current issues and access to research projects. In your third year of study, you’ll also have a semester of work-placement where you can practise your skills and showcase your talents. Your choices include chartered accountants, retail, marketing, manufacturing, local and central government and the health sector. ACCOUNTANCY CERTIFICATION By choosing the CAANZ/CPA accounting major, you’ll get Australasian and Global certification. This gives you a range of benefits and networks in New Zealand and around the world. CAANZ is recognised in 165 countries through its membership in the Global Accounting Alliance and gives you membership in 11 countries including UK, Canada, Hong Kong, the USA and Japan. As a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) you’ll be a finance, accounting and business professional. The CPA qualification focuses on strategy, leadership and global business skills and will give you the edge you need in today’s dynamic business environment. NO BETTER PLACE TO STUDY You’ll be able to take your study anywhere that has access to the internet. Wintec has up-to-date computing and software, dedicated and enthusiastic tutors with current industry connections, and Moodle, an online education system. With Wintec’s small class sizes and awesome learning environment you’ll remain focused and motivated all the way to graduation day. Check out www.wintec.ac.nz/BI1401 for full course and entry details. If you have any questions please call 0800 294 6832 - we’re here to help. +Due to requirements of CAANZ, all accounting modules are compulsory “I wasn’t sure about my career path when I finished school. After traveling and working in different jobs. Initially I was worried about how I would cope with the exams and assignments as I was working full-time and didn’t want to give up my job. Wintec proved to be the perfect place to study as an adult learner. The programmes were flexible and the tutors were very supportive. This degree has changed everything for me. Now I have a job as a Senior Tax Consultant at KPMG, Hamilton and I can picture a successful career ahead of me.” JULIE BLACKWELL KPMG, BACHELOR OF BUSINESS STUDIES (MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTING) 17
  8. 8. GRADUATE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February and July for one year IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN ACCOUNTING Meet the accounting needs of any business and you’ll be in high demand. With this qualification you’ll learn the theory and practice of accountancy, critical thinking, decision-making and business analysis. The course also includes financial reports and business tax regulations. Before you graduate, you’ll complete an accounting project for a real business as your final assignment. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT You’ll gain the essential skills you need to get the most from employees. You’ll learn about staff management, recruitment, employee performance, up-skilling and development, and resolving conflict in the workplace. Most businesses need expert advice on industrial relations and employment law as well, so you’ll be in demand. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SALES AND MARKETING Because every business has a product or service to sell, they’ll need you to lead their sales and marketing team. You’ll graduate with skills in consumer behavioural analysis, domestic and international market theory and applied marketing campaigns. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT With this qualification, you’ll gain specialist skills in business strategy that open industry doors and career opportunities. You’ll understand the threats a business faces both internally and in the market place. Your leadership potential will be enhanced by your analytical skills and strategic thinking, and businesses will benefit from your expertise. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EVENT MANAGEMENT With this qualification, you’ll gain specialist skills in event management that will open event industry doors and career opportunities on both the domestic and international markets. You’ll understand the challenges the event industry faces in today’s world. Your leadership and team management potential will be enhanced by your analytical skills, operational and strategic thinking for delivery of events, and the event industry will benefit from your expertise. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN OPERATIONS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT Graduate and be in demand – the broad scope of this qualification equips you with the skills to get the best results out of people and processes. The skills in analysis and logistics you gain from an operation and production management pathway mean you can plan and implement production efficiencies that translate to what every business needs: a better bottom line. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP With this qualification you will learn how to innovate and create game-changing products and services, build a great team, incorporate customers’ feedback in developing your service or product, learn from failures and turn them into opportunities, raise funds that you need for growth and know how to choose an appropriate and timely exit strategy. Innovation and entrepreneurship is crucial for the continuing success of any organisation – learn how you can make a difference in the world. YOUR FUTURE IN BUSINESS, TOURISM & EVENTS 18
  9. 9. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TECHNICAL SUPPORT (LEVEL 5) Duration: Start February or July for one year IELTS: 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent If you want to work in a technical role within the information technology industry, this programme will provide you with the best start. You will develop the technical knowledge and communication skills for employment. The modules in this programme make up the first year of the new Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (Level 7), therefore, if you choose to progress to the degree you will only have a further two years of study. WHAT YOU’LL STUDY • Your first semester modules will be: • Information Technology Operations • Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving • Professional Practice • Business Systems Analysis and Design YOUR SECOND SEMESTER MODULES WILL BE: • Introduction to Networks • Operating Systems and Systems Support • Database Principals • Technical Support HOW YOU’LL STUDY At Wintec you’ll discover that study comes alive when it’s not just about textbooks and theory. You’ll study in fully equipped computer labs with up-to-date hardware. You’ll have access to specialist facilities including networking, electronics and computing laboratories. CONNECTED AND RELEVANT The Centre consults directly with respected, current industry professionals to ensure that what you learn on our programme more than meets the demands of a career in the IT industry. CAREER OUTCOMES Graduates of this diploma will have the skills and knowledge to work or gain employment in roles such as computing technician, help desk and technical support officer, junior network administrator, junior network engineer, and junior applications support analyst. BACHELOR OF APPLIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (LEVEL 7) Duration: Start February or July for three years IELTS: 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent Information technology is changing fast. With this degree, you’ll gain the technical skills required for the IT industry, as well as the necessary business and communication skills to provide solutions in the dynamic and changing IT environment. You’ll study subject such as: • Computer hardware and software • Analysing and solving computer-related problems • Internet and multimedia • Programming • Database management • Cloud computing • Analytics and big data • Security This programme has been developed with close industry consultation and embeds all of the skills and knowledge they are looking for in their future staff. SPECIALISATIONS From your second semester in your second year you will be able to choose from one of four specialisations: 1. Network Engineering 2. Software Engineering 3. Database Architecture 4. Multi Media and Web Development WHAT YOU’LL STUDY Year one In your first year you will study eight compulsory modules: • Information Technology Operations • Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving • Professional Practice • Business Systems Analysis and Design • Introduction to Networks • Operating Systems and Systems Support • Database Principals • Technical Support YOUR FUTURE IN INFORMATION & COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY “The Bachelor of Information Technology has taught me a wide range of IT skills and given me great experience in and exposure to the industry. I experienced a stimulating environment filled with diverse cultures, and languages at Wintec. I felt amazed with Wintec’s supportive and patient student services and teaching approaches. I had a wonderful experience with my New Zealand homestay family and learnt a lot about New Zealand tradition and culture. Wintec motivated me by offering me the opportunity of working part-time within the student services team during my studies, and hired me full-time after I completed my degree.” ZHENG LU BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CHINA 22
  10. 10. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment Year two In your second year you will study six modules common across the degree, and two specific to your chosen specialisation: • Object orientated programming • Data modelling and SQL • Mathematics for IT • Web development • Business, Interpersonal Communications and Technical Writing • The Web Environment Network Engineering Specialisation • Systems Administration • CCNA 2 Software Engineering Specialisation • Data structures and Algorithms • Mathematics for programming Database Architecture Specialisation • Web programming • Database systems Multi Media and Web Development Specialisation • Web programming • Visual effects and animation Year three In your third year you will study two modules common to all streams, and six modules specific to your chosen specialisation: • Project management • Business essentials for IT professionals Network Engineering Specialisation • Advanced Networking • CCNA 3 • Network engineering project • Cyber security • CCNA Security • CCNA 4 Software Engineering Specialisation • Big data and analytics • Game development • Principals of software testing • Professional software development • Mobile applications development • Data-warehousing and business intelligence Database Architecture Specialisation • Database front end applications • Cloud server databases • Web applications development • Professional database architecture • Mobile applications development • Data-warehousing and business intelligence Multi Media and Web Development Specialisation • Data visualisation • Game development • Web applications development • Cyber-security • Mobile application development • Human computer interaction POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN APPLIED INFORMATICS (LEVEL 8) Duration: Starts February/ July for one year IELTS: 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme is about using information technology to design solutions in a business environment. You will take into account the social, cultural and organisational setting in which the information will be used. Areas of specialisation could include e-commerce, strategic planning, organisational behaviour and services management. You will learn how to analyse and implement information systems that can deliver information to the right people in the most effective time and way and you will learn how to think critically and solve problems creatively. HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL STUDY • Management of Information Systems • Management Support Systems • e-Business Models and Systems • e-Business Strategies • Strategic Planning • Organisational Behaviour and Change • Information Systems Essentials • Information Technology Essentials • Business Essentials BUSINESS CONNECTIONS This programme has been developed in consultation with industry so you will get the skills and knowledge that are relevant for future employment opportunities in New Zealand. IN DEMAND We live in an age where the volume and complexity of information available threatens to overwhelm us. There is a demand in New Zealand for management of the necessary systems and people to make such information commercially useful. And because this programme has been developed to meet this increasing demand from industry in New Zealand, it doesn’t take an IT whizz to calculate the benefits. LEARN FROM THE BEST Throughout the year you’ll learn from some of the best in the industry, including guest lecturers who specialise in informatics. Wintec is an early-adopter partner with Microsoft, so you will always work on the latest programs. 23
  11. 11. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION (PUBLIC RELATIONS/ADVERTISING, PROFESSIONAL WRITING ) (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February/July for one year IELTS: 6.0 across all bands; or equivalent OVERVIEW To be successful in professional writing or public relations/ advertising you must be an excellent communicator, a competent writer, a problem solver, lateral thinker, interested in contemporary issues, creative and able to work under pressure. This programme will help develop your abilities in these areas and prepare you for career opportunities in public relations, advertising and corporate communications. You can choose to study either of the following endorsements: • public relations/advertising • professional writing REAL PROJECTS The emphasis here is on practical learning. Supported by tutors with relevant industry experience you’ll undertake research and work on real projects with real clients. Project work may include writing media releases, developing strategic briefs and company branding. You will gain experience and the opportunity to apply your new skills and knowledge during a three-week industry internship and through regular collaboration with local enterprises. “After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and earning media industry experience by working as a public relation officer in India, I decided to extend my current degree to the next level by completing the Graduate Diploma in Communications. This course encouraged me to think creatively and communicate effectively and I felt privileged to get an opportunity to do my Internship in Wintec’s Marketing Department. It is a valuable qualification for the students seeking to make a mark in the creative and imaginative world of media arts. I have enjoyed the on-campus events such as Spark, the diverse cultural study environment and supportive student services.” Ashish Jetly GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN COMMUNICATION INDIA YOUR FUTURE IN VISUAL ARTS, DESIGN, COMMUNICATION, MUSIC & F 28
  12. 12. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment FASHION DESIGN DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW The art of the Interior Designer is the ability to creatively combine inspired thinking and technical components to transform interior spaces to enhance lifestyles. During this two year full-time programme you will develop theoretical understanding and practical technical skills in: • Communication and Problem Solving • Interior Design Principles • Design Processes • Drawing for Interior Design • Building Technology • Spatial Concepts • 2-D CAD • History of Design • 3-D Modelling • Advanced Presentation Strategies • Business Practice for the Creative Industries HANDS-ON FROM START TO FINISH This is a practical course aimed at developing students’ abilities in interior design from conceptual stages through to fully resolved interior proposals. You’ll learn current industry skills from practicing interior designers and have access to the latest industry technology. You’ll use manual and technical drawing as well as digital programmes to produce Colour and 3-dimensional sample boards. On some projects, you’ll work collaboratively with Media Arts students from other disciplines. PARTNERSHIPS PROVIDE REAL BENEFITS A strong industry network is behind this programme, supporting students with materials and work experience opportunities. Guest speakers regularly provide inspiration and insight to current industry practice, as do on-site industry visits. REAL WORLD LEARNING The work you do will be for real clients with most projects involving industry or community groups. Work experience is undertaken in your final year and can lead to full-time employment. 29
  13. 13. YOUR FUTURE ENGINEERING & BUILT ENVIRONMENT New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical) (Level 6) Starts February or July for two years Rotokauri campus CAREER Mechanical: Mechanical Engineer/Technician Civil: Consulting Engineering Technician, Construction Contractor or local and regional authorities technician in water and waste or roading and transportation Electrical: Electrical Engineer/Technician IELTS 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) (Level 7) Starts February (all) or July (Civil, Mechanical only) for three years Rotokauri campus IELTS 6.0 or better, with a minimum of 6.0 written and speaking, minimum of 5.5 reading and listening; or equivalent. START YOUR CAREER HERE FOUNDATION Certificate In Technology (Level 4). City Campus. Feb/Jul, 1 Year. ENGLISH 30
  14. 14. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec built environment Engineering &built environment CAREER Trainee Construction Manager, employment in the property management field of construction management organisations, general or specialist construction contractors or building consultants IELTS 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent. National Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6) Starts February for two years Rotokauri campus National Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) (Level 6) Starts February for two years Rotokauri campus CAREER Quantity Surveyor, Building Estimator, Property Consultant or Cost Engineer CAREER Architectural Draughtsman, Building and Design Technician, CAD Technician, or other design and construction disciplines IELTS 6.0 across all bands, or equivalent. IELTS 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent. National Diploma in Construction (Construction Management) (Level 6) Starts February for two years Rotokauri campus CAREER - Electrical Electrical Engineer/ Technologist CAREER - Mechanical Mechanical Engineer/ Technologist CAREER - Civil Engineer (Water and Waste or roading and transportation), as a Consulting Engineer, Construction Contractor for local and regional authorities 31
  15. 15. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN ENGINEERING (CIVIL, ELECTRICAL OR MECHANICAL) (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February/July for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent WHAT YOU STUDY • Engineering Project • Engineering Fundamentals • Mathematics • Technical Literacy • Engineering Management You can then specialise in the Civil, Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical disciplines. LEARNING WITH THE INDUSTRY Wintec’s Diploma in Engineering has been developed in close consultation with industry - your future employers! The components are relevant to industry and the way you study them is varied and compelling. Not only will you learn to do detailing and modelling in our computer lab but you will get out into the field, for example visits to roading projects, power stations and manufacturing companies depending on your pathway. NATIONAL QUALIFICATION Wintec’s Diploma programme is a national qualification developed in association with IPENZ to ensure it meets both New Zealand and international standards. And because it’s a national qualification, if you move, it’s easy to transfer your studies to another Institute. GET HANDS ON WITH THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY Computer-based training is used alongside tutor-led learning to provide the ultimate learning experience. You’ll use up-to-date industry equipment including Oscilloscopes (visual voltmeter) and automation systems. In the first two years of lab-based kinetic learning you will service electronic equipment and learn the basic skills you need for this industry from tutors who are industry experienced. CIVIL ENGINEERING This qualification gives you the practical skills and the knowledge that you will need to work in the civil engineering field. You will learn about the design and construction of roads and bridges, water supply and waste water plants, harbours, drains and other civil engineering projects. Graduates of this programme can get credits towards the Bachelor of Engineering Technology. Civil engineering is strong in the Waikato with a number of large civil engineering projects underway. This, coupled with Wintec’s strong ties with the industry and the calibre of our programme, makes our civil engineering graduates highly sought after. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING This two-year qualification provides you with the core knowledge and practical skills required for the industry in any of the following fields - power, automation, industrial measurement and control and electronic engineering. You will study a combination of compulsory and elective modules such as power systems, power engineering, electrical machines, automation, industrial measurement and control and electronic engineering. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Wintec is closely involved with the mechanical engineering industry. Through our qualified tutors and our relationship with WECA (Waikato Engineering Careers Association) who assist us in finding work placements and career opportunities for you as a Wintec student. In this discipline you will learn how to use Solidworks for 3D modeling for design. You will support this with modules on Manufacturing technologies, Mechanics of machines and Thermodynamic and Fluids. YOUR FUTURE ENGINEERING & BUILT ENVIRONMENT In the world of Engineering and Built Environment you have the opportunity to play a vital role in creating some of the World’s great infrastructure. You will research and find solutions for important community problems, manage projects, become a specialist in your field, and know that what you do each day will make a real difference for generations to come. Wintec puts the latest technology at your fingertips, industry respected tutors by your side, and an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way. PROGRAMME LEVEL DURATION INTAKE IELTS New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Construction Managment, Quantity Surveying) 6 2 years Feb 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5, or equivalent New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology 6 2 years Feb 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5, or equivalent New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) 6 2 years Feb/Jul 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5, or equivalent Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical) 7 3 years Feb/Jul 6.0, with 6.0 writing, 6.0 speaking, 5.5 reading, 5.5 listening; or equivalent. 32
  16. 16. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec built environment Engineering &built environment BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (CIVIL, MECHANICAL OR ELECTRICAL) (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February or July (Civil and Mechanical only) for three years IELTS: 6.0 or better, with a minimum of 6.0 written and speaking, minimum of 5.5 reading and listening; or equivalent OVERVIEW The BEngTech is an applied degree where you learn to apply analytical skills and knowledge of technological principles and physical processes to solve engineering problems in your selected area of specialisation. In your first year you’ll study six broad engineering modules as well as two modules specific to your major. In your second year you’ll study modules specific to your specialisation. In your final year you’ll undertake an industry-based project that focuses the knowledge and skills you have gained during your studies into real and practical application. In the world of Engineering you have the opportunity to play a vital role in creating some of the World’s great infrastructure. You will research and find solutions for important community problems, manage projects, become a specialist in your field, and know that what you do each day will make a real difference for generations to come. Wintec puts the latest technology at your fingertips, industry respected tutors by your side, and an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way. NATIONAL QUALIFICATION Wintec’s Degree programme is a national qualification developed in association with IPENZ to ensure it meets both New Zealand and international standards. And because it’s a national qualification, if you move, it’s easy to transfer your studies to another Institute. USE THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY Wintec’s dedicated engineering laboratories are equipped with computers running highly specialised software specific to mechanical, electrical and civil engineering. LEARN FROM THE BEST Our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience as practicing professionals in their field. Industry guest speakers offer insights and current best practice throughout the programme. And while theory is taught in the classroom, the opportunity to practice what you learn is provided through project work, site visits and investigations. FUTURE OPPORTUNITY $4.3 billion is to be invested in energy in the Waikato over the next five years and civil engineering is strong in the Waikato with a number of large civil engineering projects planned. These investments require a highly qualified and skilled workforce and Wintec graduates could have the opportunity to be part of these developments. THE CIVIL ENGINEERING DISCIPLINE MAY ALLOW YOU TO PATHWAY EITHER INTO WATER AND WASTE OR ROADING AND TRANSPORTATION Water and Waste You will study and gain an in-depth knowledge of principles and practice relating to water reticulation systems, treatment and disposal of liquid and solid wastes, catchment run off, erosion, water balances and sustainable land use, urban wastewater and stormwater systems. Roading and Transportation You will study and gain an in-depth knowledge of principles and practice relating to traffic engineering, design and construction of highways, and the economic criteria and maintenance strategies required. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING This qualification gives you the practical skills and the knowledge that you will need to work in the field of mechanical engineering. You will learn about the design, workings and operation of mechanical engineering plant and equipment, and the design of this equipment. ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING Power Engineering You will study and gain a detailed understanding of the design and analysis of the operation and protection of power systems as well as an understanding of their design requirements, in-depth knowledge of the operation and performance of electrical machines, knowledge of fundamental components of power electronic systems. ELECTRONICS Detailed understanding of the analysis and design of analogue circuits, digital circuits and power supplies; and converting analogue signals to digital signals. Also includes interface with microcomputers, real world sensors, actuators and data acquisition systems. 33
  17. 17. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGY (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW In this programme you will learn how to prepare fully detailed drawings and specifications for the construction of buildings. You will learn to draw manually and use CAD packages. You will be equipped to act as an architectural techinician in small to medium- scale building projects. After an additional perioud of suitable experience, you will be able to work on larger and more complex building projects. WHAT YOU’LL STUDY You will study a range of modules that will give you the skills to: • Assist with the research and preparation of design and construction documents for communication with stakeholders • Assist with the general practice management • Drawing • Manual and computer aided draughting (CAD) methods • Architectural illustration methods to present concepts to clients • Building construction methods using NZ building codes and standards • Materials and Services used in small and medium buildings LEARN BY DOING Throughout the programme you will use the latest computers and CAD software. You will visit construction sites to complete problem based and practical assignments. Each year you will work on a set of working drawings, just as you would in a real job. INDUSTRY TUTORS AND CONNECTIONS Wintec’s dedicated and enthusiastic tutors have current industry connections. Some of them are members of The New Zealand Institute of Architects while others are involved in current research projects. With Wintec’s strong industry connections and awesome learning environment you will remain focused and motivated until you graduate. NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN CONSTRUCTION (CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT) (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW If you are interested in planning, organising and supervising building construction and maintenance work, this is the programme for you. It is particularly suited to those who have already obtained an Advanced Trade Certificate or are currently employed in the construction industry. Upon successful completion of the Diploma you will be qualified to act as a Construction Management Technician on small and medium-scaled building projects. With additional experience, you will be able to extend your work to include larger and more complex building projects. WHAT YOU WILL STUDY: You will study a range of modules that will give you the skills of: • Organising and managing construction process inputs • Assisting with general management in an intermediate role • Demonstrating technical and technological knowledge of construction management LEARN BY DOING Expect to spend some time in the classroom, complete some self- directed study and visit construction sites to complete problem- based and practical assignments. THE BEST PLACE TO STUDY Wintec tutors are highly trained and qualified in their specialist field of work. You’ll have access to Wintec’s well-equipped facilities on campus as well as our on-line teaching and learning system, Moodle. YOUR FUTURE ENGINEERING & BUILT ENVIRONMENT 34
  18. 18. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec built environment Engineering &built environment NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN CONSTRUCTION (QUANTITY SURVEYING) (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme will equip you to work on small to medium scale building projects. Once you have gained experience you will be able to extend your work to include larger and more complex building projects and carry out more complex tasks of cost planning and financial control. WHAT YOU’LL STUDY • You will develop technical and technological knowledge through a range of modules that will give you the skills for: • Preliminary estimating and feasibility studies for construction projects • Qualification, research and pricing of construction and associated work • Financial administration of a project during construction, including the completion of a final account PRACTICAL TRAINING You will have the chance to speak with experienced site managers and quantity surveyors at commercial and residential construction sites and offices. In your first year you will work on a project that will include measuring up and pricing the components of a house, and in your second year you will price up the components of a commercialo building. INDUSTRY TUTORS AND CONNECTIONS Wintec’s tutors are highly trained in their specialist field of work. Close connections with the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors means we will give you opportunities for practical experience through project work, site visits and investigations. 35
  19. 19. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment DESIGN ARBORICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND LANDSCAPE DESIGN DIPLOMA IN TECHNOLOGY (LANDSCAPE DESIGN) (LEVEL 6) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW This two-year course teaches you the applied skills of landscape design and construction in a purpose-built studio right in the heart of Hamilton Gardens. HANDS ON TEACHING The Diploma programme has a strong practical emphasis and is largely taught using real-life projects with real clients, such as a local school, kindergarten, park, community lifestyle blocks, residential sections, private courtyards or Marae. You’ll learn how to construct paving, fences, retaining walls and outdoor fireplaces and decking. Wintec tutors will often use current projects for their teaching. ON THE JOB EVERY DAY In addition, practical work projects form a core element of the teaching approach in both design and construction, so you will receive practical training on an almost daily basis. Wintec also maintains a close relationship with Landscape New Zealand, who assist in the development of the teaching programme to ensure that what you learn is exactly what the industry is looking for. USE THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY You’ll learn to use one of a landscaper’s most productive tools – the computer. In our specialist Landscape Studio you’ll get up to speed with industry standard software programmes such as Vector Works, enabling you to complete landscape projects with real clients. DIPLOMA IN ARBORICULTURE (LEVEL 6) Duration: Start February for one year IELTS: 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent This diploma programme combines the best of theoretical classroom work with hands-on experience. It is the highest arboricultural qualification available in New Zealand and is your passport to gaining successful employment as an arborist both here and overseas. HANDS-ON LEARNING Wintec’s Diploma in Arboriculture combines the best theoretical classroom work with practical hands-on learning. Taught in the ideal surroundings of Hamilton Gardens, featuring 58 hectares of public gardens and an incredible variety of trees, you’ll develop advanced arboriculture skills. Wintec enjoys a special relationship with local councils and arboriculture companies. You will conduct research for a real client, and go on field trips to regional council sites and industry specialists, including the Scion Forestry Research Centre in Rotorua. EXPERIENCED TUTORS Experienced tutors will help you develop a unique range of skills and the ability to apply these skills in the professional world. A WORLD OF OPPORTUNITIES The Diploma in Arboriculture (Level 6) may lead to employment as council tree officers or technical arborists/consultants with local authorities or private companies in New Zealand and overseas. PROGRAMME LEVEL DURATION INTAKE IELTS Certificate in Arboriculture 3 1 year Feb/Jul 5.5, with no individual band score of lower than 5.0 or equivalent Certificate in Arboriculture 4 1 year Feb/Jul 5.5, with no individual band score of lower than 5.0 or equivalent Nation al Certificate in Horticulture 4 1 year Feb 5.5, with no individual band score of lower than 5.0 or equivalent Diploma in Arboriculture 6 1 year Feb 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5 or equivalent Diploma in Technology (Landscape Design) 6 2 years Feb/Jul 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5 or equivalent 41
  20. 20. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment BACHELOR OF NURSING (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February or July for three years IELTS: 6.5 in all bands; or equivalent OVERVIEW In Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social Practice learning facilities you will develop the knowledge and skills you need to become an in demand Registered Nurse in a variety of health care settings. At the completion of the programme, you sit a Nursing Council of New Zealand registration exam and exit with an internationally recognised degree. WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD Nursing is a hands-on career and that’s the way we teach it at Wintec. Our real world simulated learning area is set up as an actual ward where you practice on computerised patient simulation models that assume real life health issues. Your tutors are all experienced registered nurses with specific clinical skills, and you’ll also find many of your tutors are involved in research and clinical practise. This means that what you learn is as current as you can get! PRACTISE WHAT YOU LEARN You have the opportunity to integrate theory and procedure through clinical practice within a hospital and health care facility. You will do a minimum of 1100 hours across four of the following areas - chronicity disability, elderly care, acute, family and infant - learning on real patients under the supervision of a registered nurse at our partnership organisations: Waikato DHB, private hospitals, elderly care centres or Mäori Health Providers. You will also need to provide two references, a Curriculum Vitae, a completed Health Declaration form and a personal statement. A PRIMARY HEALTH CARE NURSE works in a variety of roles encompassing population health, health promotion, disease prevention, wellness care, first-point-of-contact care and disease management for individuals, whänau, communities and populations. Positions include public health nurses, practice nurses, Plunket nurses, school nurses, rural nurses, sexual health nurses, mental health etc. If developing specialist skills in a particular area of nursing interests you, then consider a career as a HOSPITAL NURSE. In this role you could specialise in mental health, child health, aged care, oncology (cancer), intensive care, operating theatre, community health or workplace health and safety. As an ENROLLED NURSE you will deliver nursing care and health education in a variety of health care settings, including rehabilitation, acute care, aged care and mental health. You will work under the direction and delegation of a registered nurse. A NURSE PRACTITIONER diagnoses, evaluates, treats and manages acute and chronic illness and disease. Your day could include talking to patients about their health, ordering, performing and interpreting laboratory tests and x-rays, prescribing medication and performing minor surgery. BACHELOR OF MIDWIFERY (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts January for three years IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 writing and reading, 7.0 speaking and listening; or equivalent OVERVIEW Wintec works closely with the District Health Board in Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes (DHB), Tairawhiti and Hawkes Bay in developing this unique programme leading to registration as a qualified Midwife. As you learn, you’re given the opportunity to apply your knowledge through hospital placements and with a midwife in independent practice. On completion of the programme, you sit the National Midwifery Examination to become a Registered Midwife. PROGRAMME OVERVIEW • Midwifery Knowledge and Skills • Art and Science of Midwifery • Midwifery Practice • Lactation and Breastfeeding • Interpersonal Skills • Normal Process of Childbirth • Human Biological Science • Cultural Safety • Childbirth Complexities • Health Research • The Well and Sick Baby A PRACTICAL APPROACH At Wintec we take a hands-on approach to learning. Using the latest hospital standard realistic models and props you’ll carry out simulations of birthing procedures, take recordings, assess babies and learn how to manage obstetrics procedures. You’ll also engage in scenario work to practise dealing with the different situations a midwife can encounter. Wintec’s experienced, industry qualified tutors are often joined in workshops by guest speakers such as midwifery educators from the Waikato District Health Board. LEARNING ON THE JOB On this programme you have the opportunity to follow women through their pregnancy, labour, birth and postnatal care. In your first year you spend 16 weeks in clinical placements at birth centres, hospitals and various community agencies working under the supervision of a registered midwife. In your second year, your time in clinical placements is 30 weeks. In your third year you will spend just four weeks in class and the rest of the year on the job training working alongside registered midwives. You will also need to provide two references, a Curriculum Vitae, a completed Health Declaration form and a personal statement. 45
  21. 21. PAETAHI TUMU KÖRERO BACHELOR OF COUNSELLING (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February for three years IELTS: 6.5 in all bands; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme is suitable for those who wish to develop a career as a professionally qualified Counsellor. Paetahi Tumu Körero Bachelor of Counselling is a three year, 360 credit bachelor level qualification. There are 15 compulsory modules and two electives. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN Graduates will be able to enter the counselling workforce at a beginning practitioner level. Practicum placement is a significant element in the programme. In Year 1 students will engage with a community agency in an observation capacity. In both year 2 and 3 they will undertake 200 hours of supervised practicums which includes 100 hours of counselling and / or group work each year. In the final year of the degree students will select a practice focus and will choose electives relevant to that practice focus. There are three practice focus areas available: Mental Health and Addictions counselling; Mäori-centred counselling; and, Family/ Whänau counselling. AFTER GRADUATION Graduates of this programme will be able to apply for professional membership in a relevant professional body: NZAC, Te Whäriki Tautoko, DAPAANZ or NZ Christian Counsellors Association. Graduates will have developed a range of flexible skills and professional attributes that will position them well to be responsive to, and to work collaboratively within, the increasingly complex and interdisciplinary social service and health communities. BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February for four years IELTS: 6.5 in all bands; or equivalent OVERVIEW There is a shortage of social workers throughout New Zealand and a social work degree from Wintec will set you on a rewarding career path in this industry. The programme provides in-depth knowledge and skills relating to social work practices in contemporary Aotearoa. It has a collaborative focus, encouraging people to work in teams and recognise strengths in others. This four year programme will give you the knowledge, skills, and attributes required for social work practice in a variety of settings including schools, hospitals, community groups or government services. You will also learn how to reflect on your own perceptions, actions and processes along with the ability to justify and defend your professional practice. LEARN BY DOING Around sixty percent of your learning will be by practical application supported by a relevant theory base. On campus small groups and role-playing case studies enable you to get the feel of real social work situations. Clients will participate in creating actual scenarios which are videotaped then revised and critiqued by students and tutors. Placements with a variety of agencies are part of the curriculum in your second and third year of the programme. These placements teach you the skills you will need to work within these organisations. CHANGING WITH THE INDUSTRY Feedback through placements and liaising with industry organisations allows the programme to keep pace with the ever-changing industry needs and standards. These strong industry relationships also lead to potential employment for graduate students. INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS Your tutors all have extensive backgrounds in social work as well as links with community and Government agencies. Throughout the programme practitioners from different agencies join us to provide input on current practice tools and skills which enhance student learning and knowledge. YOUR FUTURE IN HEALTH & SOCIAL PRACTICE Social Practice - working with individuals, couples, families, groups and communities, to offer support, to advocate on their behalf and to work towards social change. Wintec provides you with the knowledge, skills and qualifications you need to make a positive difference in the lives of people and society. SOCIAL PRACTICE 46
  22. 22. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL PRACTICE (LEVEL 8) Duration: Starts February or July for 1 year full-time equivalent IELTS: 7.0 or better in all bands; or equivalent PROGRAMME INFORMATION This programme is designed for professionals in the fields of health and social practice which include: occupational therapy, social work, counselling, human services, nursing and midwifery. The programme offers learning opportunities designed to inform your practice and develop valued knowledge in Treaty based practice. You will learn and grow professionally while undertaking interactive and experiential-based education alongside senior practitioners in health and social practice. BROADEN YOUR CAREER OPTIONS The aim of this programme is to provide you with greater capacity to work in management, leadership or senior practitioner roles either in your current field or within specialised fields of practice which include: working with children and youth, the elderly, people with disabilities, refugees and migrants and in the area of mental health. You can become skilled in a new field, or further advance your current specialisation. RELEVANT LEARNING This programme will extend the existing qualifications pathways and will allow higher level professional development that is inter- disciplinary. It is relevant to practitioners from a wide range of practice contexts and the resulting inter-disciplinary interaction of health and social services practitioners will enhance and strengthen service delivery in the region. This programme is available to international students who may be overseas qualified health or social services practitioners but may not be New Zealand registered. This programme will not lead to New Zealand Health or Social Service Professional Registration. INDUSTRY SPECIALIST An interdisciplinary context will enable graduates to extend their capacity for critical and professional/clinical reasoning for specialist practice, leadership, management and supervision in complex professional environments. “The reason I chose Wintec to pursue my Bachelor of Applied Social Sciences (Social Work) was because of its friendly environment, cooperative tutors and supportive student services. This programme has helped me reach the biggest milestone of my learning journey. The student placements have given me confidence to begin my career as a social worker. I am about to start my final student placement with Child, Youth and Family and hope to work as a registered social worker soon afterwards. I have received exceptional support from Wintec’s student learning and support services, particularly in regards to getting my visa. Wintec has felt like a second home in New Zealand for me.” ASHKATI PURI BACHELOR OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES (SOCIAL WORK) INDIA 47
  23. 23. BACHELOR OF SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE Duration: Starts February and July for three years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW Wintec’s sports laboratories are accredited by Sport Science New Zealand and are considered to be amongst the best sport science facilities in New Zealand. You will study a range of subjects designed to develop well-rounded practitioners of applied sport and exercise science. These include: • Exercise physiology • Sport nutrition • Sport psychology • Biomechanics • Sport rehabilitation • Personal training • Community sports development WHAT’S INVOLVED As a student, you’ll have access to the same state-of-the-art sport testing facilities and consultants used by national and international athletes. You will use laboratory equipment in our Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and Nutrition laboratories which include the heat chamber and altitude simulators. You will work on real research projects using real clients with the opportunity to work alongside respected industry professionals. Guest speakers from a variety of disciplines provide inspiration, and your tutors are all active practitioners current in their knowledge and disciplines. Many of them work with elite athletes and teams in sports including rowing, cycling and athletics. ACTIVE TRAINING Work placement on this programme totals 70 hours - 40 at a local gymnasium and the remainder in the area or specialisation of your choice such as nutrition, community development and regional sports trusts. PARTNERSHIPS MAKE A DIFFERENCE Wintec is a partner of the New Zealand Academy of Sport and maintains close links with Elite and High Performance Sport. We also partner with Sport Waikato and many Waikato secondary schools, which is a real advantage when it comes to work placements. With Waikato BOP Magic Netball Team and Waikato Rugby Teams using Wintec’s state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll get to observe some of the country’s top professional athletes and coaches in action. YOUR FUTURE IN SPORT SCIENCE & HUMAN PERFORMANCE SPORT SCIENCE & HUMAN PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME LEVEL DURATION INTAKE IELTS Diploma in Personal Training 5 1 year Feb 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science 7 1 year Feb/Jul 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science 7 3 years Feb/Jul 6.0, with no individual band score of lower than 5.5; or equivalent Postgraduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise Science 8 6 months Feb 6.5, with no individual band score of lower than 6.0; or equivalent Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science 8 1 year Feb 6.5, with no individual band score of lower than 6.0; or equivalent Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (Honours) 8 1 year Feb 6.5, with no individual band score of lower than 6.0; or equivalent Master of Science (Sports and Exercise Science) 9 2 years Feb 6.0, Across all bands; or equivalent Working alongside athletes to increase their fitness and sporting skills, competing at an elite level yourself, running a gymnasium, improving the quality of food and drink products, treating physical injury; there’s a world of opportunity ahead of you but whatever area you specialise in, gaining a qualification that is recognised and respected worldwide is what it’s all about at Wintec. You will learn a range of subjects designed to develop well-rounded practitioners of applied sport and exercise science. This includes coaching, exercise physiology, sport nutrition, sport psychology, biomechanics, sport rehabilitation and personal training. Wintec puts the latest technology at your fingertips, industry respected tutors by your side, and an internationally recognised qualification to set you on your way. 50
  24. 24. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE (LEVEL 7) Duration: February and July for one year IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW If you want to take your study in Sport and Exercise Science further or complement your first degree with specific Sport and Exercise Science knowledge and skills, this is the programme for you. It allows you to tailor your programme to suit specific interests and goals with options in: • Biomechanics • Exercise Physiology • Sport Coaching • Exercise Rehabilitation • Sport Nutrition • Sport and Exercise Psychology THE IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT A supportive, creative and dynamic research culture will ensure you grow both capability and capacity in key areas. You will learn from internationally qualified sport scientists and athletes who bring a broad knowledge of theory and practice to their teaching and research. You’ll have full access to what are considered to be amongst the best sport science facilities in New Zealand including well-equipped laboratories and the same state-of-the-art sport testing and consulting used by national and international athletes. You can tailor your programme to suit your needs. The compulsory module is Research Methods in Sport and Exercise Science and the elective modules can be seen at www.wintec.ac.nz/SP0801 BACHELOR OF SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE (HONOURS) (LEVEL 8) Duration: Starts February for one year IELTS: 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme extends your undergraduate degree with specialist research skills and knowledge in Sport and Exercise Science. You are able to tailor your programme to suit your goals with options in: • Biomechanics • Exercise Physiology • Exercise Rehabilitation • Sport Nutrition • Sport and Exercise Psychology STATE -OF-THE-ART FACILITIES Wintec’s sports laboratories are accredited with Sport Science New Zealand and are considered to be amongst the best sport science facilities in New Zealand. You’ll have leading practitioners as tutors and will be working with specialists and current athletes to complete your research. You’ll also have access to fully equipped laboratories and the same state-of-the-art sport testing and consulting used by national and international athletes. EXTRA SUPPORT At Wintec our post grad students are supported in their study and research by the Postgraduate Office, created specifically to provide you with dedicated resources and advice. Further support is provided by Wintec’s dedicated Research Office which caters for all researchers, both staff and students. 51
  25. 25. POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE (LEVEL 8) Duration: Starts February for one year IELTS: 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0; or equivalent OVERVIEW Build on your undergraduate degree or equivalent industry experience by concentrating on your specific area of interest. Select from: • Biomechanics • Exercise Physiology • Exercise Rehabilitation and Clinical Exercise Physiology • Sport Nutrition • Sport and Exercise Psychology GET THE WINTEC EDGE At Wintec you not only receive face-to-face support from industry specialists who are both highly qualified and currently working with professional and elite athletes, you also have internationally qualified sport scientists and athletes bringing a broad knowledge of theory and practice to their teaching and research. Wintec’s sports laboratories are accredited with Sport Science New Zealand and are considered to be amongst the best sport science facilities in New Zealand. You have full access to these well-equipped laboratories and the same state-of-the-art sport testing and consulting used by national and international athletes. In a supportive, creative and dynamic research culture you’ll grow both capability and capacity in key areas. You will receive the support you need for successful postgraduate study from our Postgraduate Office, a centre specifically created to provide dedicated resources and advice. And also from internationally qualified sport scientists and athletes who bring a broad knowledge of theory and practice to their teaching research. The Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science may lead to specialised roles in sport science research; the fitness industry; individual and team sport training and consultancy and regional and national sporting organisation positions. You will study at Wintec’s Centre for Sport Science and Human Performance which is located at the Rotokauri Campus. MASTER OF SCIENCE (SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE) (LEVEL 9) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.5, with no band lower than 6.0; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme can be customised to your specialist area of interest and is designed for those who want to continue onto a doctoral programme or into higher level positions in the workforce. Speciality topics are: • Biomechanics • Exercise Physiology • Exercise Rehabilitation • Sport Nutrition • Sport and Exercise Psychology Thesis or paper(s) and dissertation options are also available. WHAT’S INVOLVED You will research in a supportive, creative and dynamic research culture, growing both capability and capacity in key areas. At Wintec we foster knowledge creation, knowledge transfer and innovation through research and research-based teaching while developing collaborations and strategic partnerships with both internal and external agencies. You will work with tutors who are highly regarded in the industry and specialists in their field. Our laboratories are accredited with Sport Science New Zealand and regarded as amongst the best sport science facilities in New Zealand. You will have access to state-of-the-art sport testing and consulting facilities as used by national and international athletes. And to top it all off, you have access to train in a modern, fully equipped gymnasium. YOUR FUTURE IN SPORT SCIENCE & HUMAN PERFORMANCE 52
  26. 26. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY education business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment DIPLOMA IN BEAUTY, BODY AND SPA THERAPIES (LEVEL 5) Duration: Starts February for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW If you’d like to be at the leading edge of beauty, body and spa treatments, then this diploma is for you. You’ll learn skills that will take you all over the world and open up career options from television and film to international spa work and make-up and nail artistry. You’ll learn in Wintec’s state-of-the-art training facilities, Urban Spa. This superb facility includes a new beauty spa with a luxurious Vichy Spa unit. You will gain practical skills and work with real clients. You’ll study anatomy and physiology for beauty therapy, the practical skills and knowledge for beauty and body therapy, as well as customer service, communication, culture and small business management skills. REAL WORLD TRAINING Throughout the year there’s the chance to work with a number of charity groups, which will give you not only worthwhile work experience but also a great deal of personal satisfaction. Fashion events held in the Waikato may have you transforming models for the catwalk while here at Wintec, you’ll work alongside media arts students on photo shoots. THE RIGHT CONTACTS Our close association with local industry allows you to get the most out of your studies and ensures that the training you receive is what you need to gain employment. Local spas and clinics are very supportive of Wintec’s programmes, providing you with opportunities to experience their clinics in action. WHAT’S NEW, NOW Your tutors have varied national and international industry experience, training each year in different subject fields to bring you the very latest techniques. Team teaching provides one-on-one opportunities to understand the intricacies of practical application. Up-to-date equipment in Wintec’s fully functioning beauty clinic and nail training area keeps our students at the forefront of current trends. 55
  27. 27. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY educationeducation business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment BACHELOR OF TEACHING (EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION) Duration: Starts February (or July for the mid year intake) for three years July start date strictly dependent on intake numbers. IELTS: 7.0 in all bands (registration with Teachers Council of NZ requires 7.0 in all bands), or equivalent OVERVIEW This Degree focuses not only on the theoretical knowledge of early childhood education, but also hands on practical experience. You’ll spend one day and one evening per week in classes, and a minimum of 12 hours per week in a licensed and chartered early childhood education setting putting the skills you’ve learnt into practice. GRADUATE WITH THE SKILLS YOU NEED You’ll have the support of highly qualified lecturers motivated to help you succeed at every stage of the degree programme. Field-based learning is centred around praxis - that is taking what is learnt in the classroom and putting it into practice - theory into practice and practice into theory. As the programme is field-based and because of the praxis element, graduates are work- ready and sought after by industry. Elements of the programme are taught on Wintec’s online teaching and learning system, Moodle. RELEVANT PARTNERSHIPS The programme content and how it is taught is directly influenced by the standards set by NZQA and the New Zealand Teachers Council. Wintec also works closely with the early childhood education industry to ensure the qualification remains constantly relevant. GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts February or July for one year IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme is designed to provide you with the specialist knowledge and practical skills required to teach English to speakers of other languages. PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE Wintec’s experienced TESOL lecturers will teach you the skills you need for working with English Language Learners (ELLs). You will also experience first-hand what it is like to learn a new language, with language specialists brought in to teach you another language. You will also observe English Language teachers and their students in primary, secondary and tertiary environments. APPLYING YOUR SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE You will learn new teaching skills in an authentic classroom environment with real English language learners and reflect on your teaching experience in order to modify your practice. KNOWLEDGE You will learn or review key points of English grammar with particular reference to typical difficulties for English language learners. You will also acquire knowledge about socio-cultural, individual and language acquisition factors which impact on English language learning. PROGRAMME LEVEL DURATION INTAKE IELTS Graduate Diploma of Information Technology in Education 7 Jan/Aug 1 Year 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 7 Feb/July 1 Year 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) 7 Feb/July 3 years 7.0, across all bands; or equivalent EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND SPECIALIST EDUCATION Every day when you go to work you’ll have the opportunity to impact someone’s life, to make a real difference. 57
  28. 28. YOUR FUTURE IN EDUCATION GRADUATE DIPLOMA OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION (LEVEL 7) Duration: Starts January or August for two years IELTS: 6.0, with no band lower than 5.5; or equivalent OVERVIEW This programme is designed to give you the capability to integrate information communication technology (ICT) in your classroom as part of an enhanced teaching and learning environment. You should have registered teaching qualifications and be working as an educator in some capacity, so you can apply what you are learning while you study. LEARN BY DOING You’ll be learning through a range of practical courses, which incorporate theory and are taught using flexible delivery options. As a working educator you’ll be able to immediately apply what you’ve learnt in your everyday classroom. WHAT YOU’LL STUDY Cloud based Apps for Teaching and Learning • ICT and the Learning Process • Using ePortfolios in the Classroom • Coding Tools for the Classroom • Digital Storytelling in the Classroom • ICT and Early Childhood Education • Impact of ICT on Society • Internet as an Educational Resource • mLearning in the Classroom • Developing Online Courses To gain the full Graduate Diploma you must complete eight modules, three of which are compulsory. MAKE THE PROGRAMME YOUR OWN This two year programme is designed for practicing teachers, but you can also take it full time. An exit award is available at Graduate Certificate level. You’ll study through block courses, weekend courses, online, on demand and during school holidays – perfect for a busy teacher! 58
  29. 29. APPLIEDSCIENCE &PRIMARY INDUSTRIES information& communication technology VISUALARTS,DESIGN, COMMUNICATION,MUSIC &FashionDesign health&social practice aborioculture &landscape design Sportscience& HumanPerformance HOSPITALITY &BEAUTY THERAPY educationeducation business, tourism&events CENTREFOR LANGUAGES wintec Engineering &built environment START YOUR JOURNEY Talk to your Education Consultant about enrolling to study at Wintec in Hamilton, New Zealand. For further information contact the Student Enrolment and Information Centre(SEIC) on: Tel: +64 7 838 6399 Email: international@wintec.ac.nz For an application form go to www.wintec.ac.nz/forms Applied to enrol? Read the International Student Pre-departure Guide online: www.wintec.ac.nz/international CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE PASTORAL CARE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ACCIDENT INSURANCE The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents, and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs. Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www.acc.co.nz MEDICAL AND TRAVEL INSURANCE International students (including group students) must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while in New Zealand. CODE The Waikato Institute of Technology has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available from the New Zealand Qualification Authority website at www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/caring-for-international- students/ IMMIGRATION Full details of immigration requirements, advice on rights to employment in New Zealand while studying, and reporting requirements are available from Immigration New Zealand, and can be viewed on their website at www.immigration.govt.nz. ELIGIBILITY FOR HEALTH SERVICES Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at www.moh.govt.nz. DISCLAIMER Every effort has been made to ensure the content of this brochure is correct. The information is subject to a continuous process of review. Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology) therefore reserves the right to make changes to programme offerings and any other content. Wintec will not accept liability for any errors or omissions contained in this brochure nor for any subsequent actions that may arise as a consequence of decisions made based upon its contents. Programmes will only be offered subject to sufficient numbers. IELTS All referrals to IELTS refer to the Academic Requirements only. In all cases, IELTS assessments must be no less than 2 years old at the time of application. ADDITIONAL COSTS It is important that you pay for the full costs of all services requested along with your tuition fees payment. A receipt will only be issued once full payment has been received by Wintec. At the time of printing your total living expenses required per year for Visa purposes is $15,000 NZD. Some programmes have additional expenses such as books, stationary, uniforms, catering equipment and assignment materials. Prices vary so please enquire on application to a programme. Text books are usually between $75 - $110 each. REFUND POLICY By accepting a place in a programme or paying fees at Wintec, a student enters a contract with Wintec for the period of the programme. This means there is an obligation to pay the fee for one year or the length of the programme if less than one year. The refund policy is available on the website: www.wintec.ac.nz/international under ‘Information for Students ’. In the event of insufficient numbers of enrolments the programme may be cancelled and a refund will be given. 59 Talk to us about enrolling to study at Wintec in Hamilton, New Zealand For FREE counselling and Visa processing, contact us on: Trans Oceanic Education Services Tel: 0172 - 4009060, +91 98789 42330 Email: info@transoceaniceducation.com bxhaxj;a mj

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