Candidates are required to have gained:
The New Zealand Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 1 with a minimum of 80 credits at Level 1 or above, including:
i) 10 credits in Numeracy; and
ii) 10 credits in Literacy; and
iii) Any number of credits in General
b) Equivalent qualification.
Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Academic Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or
work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special Admission will be granted at the discretion of the 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 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 Centre Director or designated nominee.
Candidates may be required to participate in an interview process.
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, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
As some of the practical components within this programme are considered high risk, students will be required to submit to an initial drug screen, and may be required to submit to further drug screening if there is reasonable cause to suspect a student is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as per Wintec’s Drug & Alcohol Policy (OP-16/04)