Engineering Technology

Engineers design things, make things, build things, solve problems and understand how things work. Interested? Read on.

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Electrical engineering technicians and technologists design, develop, manage and maintain electrical devices and power systems.



Mechanical engineering technicians and technologists design, make and operate machinery.



Civil engineering technicians and technologists design, construct, manage and maintain civil works and structures.


Short courses and workshops

Want to upskill or learn something new? Check out what's on offer.


Bridging certificate

Don't meet the entry requirements for the NZ Diploma in Engineering? Complete this certificate and you will!


Engineering Research

Otago Polytechnic is carrying out research in a wide range of disciplines that is relevant for the communities we live in.


Want to learn an engineering-related trade?

We offer trade certificates to support a range of apprenticeships.