You can apply for this programme if you are 16 years of age and meet one or more of the below options.
Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)
- NCEA Level 1 or a recognised equivalent
- And, provide evidence of a level of literacy sufficient to
- be able to study at this level, and
- interpret and apply health and safety requirements be able to demonstrate an interest in the field and the potential to succeed.
Based on discretionary entrance
If you are 20 years or more or don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of
discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.0 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.0; or equivalent.