General academic admission
a) Wintec’s Certificate in Dairy Technology (Level 3); or National Certificates in Dairy Manufacturing at Level 4; or an equivalent foundation qualification assessed as relevant by the Team Manager; or
b) NCEA Level 3 or higher in
Science and Mathematics; or
c) To be able to demonstrate a level of competency in these subjects assessed as equivalent by the Team Manager.
Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success1 may be eligible for
Special Admission. Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated
nominee. Such applicants may be required to successfully complete a foundation, bridging or tertiary
introductory programme as a condition of entry into higher level programmes.
Domestic applicants aged under 20 years who have not met the general academic admission and entry criteria for a programme but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience
may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee. Provisional entry places restrictions on re-enrolment to be lifted if the applicant’s performance is
deemed satisfactory by the relevant Head of School/Centre Director or designated nominee.
Be currently employed in or have a minimum of one year’s practical industry experience in the dairy processing industry
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent