Short courses

If you want to advance your career, learn something new, or are looking to step back into the workforce, a short course can give you up-to-the-minute training in a short period of time.

Courses range in length from a few days to a few weeks, and classes are held at convenient times during the day, in the evening or at weekends.

Courses are designed for all levels so you’ll be sure to find one that’s right for you.

Automotive Engineering

Automotive Air Conditioning (Installation and Servicing)
Basic Car Maintenance
Introduction to Multiplexing and CAN bus Systems
Introduction to the Application of Oscilloscopes in Vehicle Electrical & Electronics Diagnosis
Vehicle Emissions Testing
Vehicle Inspectors Preparatory Course
Vehicle Wheel Alignment

Chinese (Mandarin)

Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1A
Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1A INT
Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1B
Chinese (Mandarin) Level 1B INT
Mandarin 2A
Mandarin 2A INT
Mandarin 2B
Mandarin 2B INT
Mandarin 3A
Mandarin 3A INT

Computing and Information Technology

Authentication systems
Data and communications cryptography
Day to day operations
Free4U Computing
Incidents and investigations for IT professionals
Incidents and investigations for managers
Protecting information
Software development considerations
Telecommunications and networks
The current state of play
The mind of a cyber criminal

Construction Management

Advanced Revit Techniques
Introduction to AutoCAD Professional Level1
Revit Architecture Essentials Level 1
Revit Architecture Intermediate Level 2


Dutch - Level 1A
Dutch - Level 1A INT
Dutch - Level 1B
Dutch - Level 2A
Dutch - Level 2A INT

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Associated Tradesperson (Plumber, Gasfitter and Plumber/Gasfitter)
Electrical Appliance Service Person Endorsed to Disconnect and Reconnect
Electrical Service Technician (EST)
Electrician Stage One and Two Practical Assessment ETECS178
Electrician Stage Three Practical Assessment ETECS179
EWRB Practicing License S176
Introduction to Electronics
Programmable Logic Controllers


French 2A
French 2A INT
French 2B
French 2B INT
French 3A
French 3A INT
French Conversation
French Conversation INT
French Level 1A
French Level 1A INT
French Level 1B
French Level 1B INT


German - Level 1A
German - Level 1A INT
German - Level 1B
German - Level 2A
German - Level 2A INT
German Conversation
German Conversation INT


Italian - Level 1A
Italian - Level 1A INT


Japanese - Level 1A
Japanese - Level 1A INT
Japanese - Level 1B
Japanese - Level 1B INT
Japanese - Level 2A
Japanese - Level 2A INT
Japanese 3A
Japanese 3A INT
Japanese 3B
Japanese 3B
Japanese 3B INT
Japanese 3B INT

Landscape and Garden Design

Garden Design

Landscape Architecture

3D Rendering with Vue
GIS - Applications in Design

Language Teaching and Interpreting

e-Language Learning for Language Teachers
Grammar Awareness for Language Teachers
IELTS Preparation
IELTS Preparation INT
Materials Writing for Language Teachers

Maori Language and Culture

Maori Language and Culture Rua
Maori Language and Culture Tahi
Maori Language and Culture Toru
Maori Language and Culture Wha

Media Studies

Professional Writing

Not-For-Profit Management

Not-for-profit management short courses


First Aid
Health Care Worker
Nursing in Aotearoa (for Overseas Nurses)
Registered Nurse Return to Nursing

Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Associated Tradesperson (Plumber, Gasfitter and Plumber/Gasfitter)
Backflow Survey
Backflow Survey Recertification
Backflow Testers
Backflow Testers for Non-License Holders
Backflow Testers Recertification
Craftsman B
Craftsman B Refresher - Plumbing
Craftsman C Refresher - Gas
Drainlaying Certifying Refresher Course
Licensing Refresher (Drainlaying)
Licensing Refresher (Gasfitting)
Licensing Refresher (Plumbing)


Samoan - Level 2A
Samoan - Level 2A INT
Samoan for Beginners
Samoan for Beginners INT


Spanish - Level 1A
Spanish - Level 1A INT
Spanish - Level 1B
Spanish - Level 1B INT
Spanish - Level 2A
Spanish - Level 2A INT
Spanish - Level 3A
Spanish - Level 3A INT
Spanish 2B
Spanish 2B INT
Spanish Conversation
Spanish Conversation INT

Special Needs

Literacy & Learning
New Start

Welding and Fabrication

AS/NZS 2980 Certified Arc Welding
AS/NZS 2980 Certified MIG Welding
Manual Metal Arc Welding (Intermediate)
Manual Metal Arc Welding (Introduction)
MIG Welding (Intermediate)
Mig Welding (Introduction)
Tig Welding (Introduction)