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Orientation 2021

Orientation is a great way to connect with students, services and staff who are on the same path with you.  We encourage you to prioritise attending your orientation to help prepare you for studying with us.

Orientation Schedule

Find your programme orientation below, if your programme is not listed or has already been, please refer to your timetable for your first day of class.

Please note:

Please make sure to check here regularly for your full orientation schedule, it is subject to change.

Certificate

Programme Date
Certificate in Liaison Interpreting 12.45pm Tues 2 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Literacy & Learning
Orientation schedule
9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal) - Part-time | Distance | Full-time
Please refer to your timetable and contact Lorne Roberts for orientation queries.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Canine Behaviour and Training)
Orientation schedule
8.30am Thurs 25 Feb
B115-1023, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Captive Wild Animals)
Please refer to your timetable and contact Laura Harvey for orientation queries.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Companion Animals)
Orientation schedule
8.30am Thurs 25 Feb
B115-2009, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Distance
Please refer to your timetable and contact Laura Harvey for orientation queries.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Onsite
Please refer to your timetable and contact Laura Harvey for orientation queries.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)
Latest email update Tools list
Your orientation has moved online
9am Mon 22 Feb 
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4) Your orientation has moved online
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
Email carpentry@unitec.ac.nz if you have any questions.
Tools list
Your orientation has moved online
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision)
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Allied Trades
Latest email update Tools list
Your orientation has moved online
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Carpentry
Latest email update Tools list
Your orientation has moved online
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Drainlaying
Email plumbingandgasfitting@unitec.ac.nz if you have any questions.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Weds 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
 
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
12.45pm Tues 2 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
12.45pm Tues 2 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)
Orientation schedule
12.45pm Tues 2 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5)
Orientation schedule
12.45pm Tues 2 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
B112-4009, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting
Email plumbingandgasfitting@unitec.ac.nz if you have any questions.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Community Facilitation 12.45pm Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Mental Health and Addiction Support 12.45pm Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Social Services 12.45pm Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Landscape Design)
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Essentials)
Orientation schedule
12.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) Your orientation has moved online.
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)
Latest email update Tools list
Your orientation has moved online.
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing
Email plumbingandgasfitting@unitec.ac.nz if you have any questions.
 
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
Latest email update Tool list
Your orientation has moved online.
9am Mon 22 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living and Working
Orientation schedule
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 117, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-4009, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Community Development)
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-4009, Gate 4 entry
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Applied Science 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Architecture 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Art and Design 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Business and Communications 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Construction 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Engineering 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Health 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Screen Arts, Acting, and Technical Production 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Social Work 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Sport, Recreation and Exercise 9.45am Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae

Diploma

Programme Date
New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Leadership and Management
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Construction
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Cybersecurity
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Commercial
Orientation schedule
10am Thurs 25 Feb
Building 48-1001, Gate 3 entry
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Residential
Orientation schedule
10am Thurs 25 Feb
Building 48-1001, Gate 3 entry
New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design) 9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Coaching Pathway​
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-4009, Gate 4
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Community Sport and Recreation Pathway
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-4009, Gate 4
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Exercise Pathway.
Orientation schedule + First week timetable
9am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-4009, Gate 4
New Zealand Diploma in Surveying
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know if you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Onsite
Please refer to your timetable and contact Laura Harvey for orientation queries.
 

Bachelor

Programme Date
Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare)
Orientation schedule
8.30am Thurs 25 Feb
Building 115-2005, Gate 4
Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management)
Orientation schedule
8.30am Thurs 25 Feb
Building 115-2005, Gate 4
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Electrotechnology
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Business - Accountancy
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Business - Management
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Computing Systems
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Economics
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Management
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Construction - Property Development
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Creative Enterprise
Orientation schedule
11.30am Mon 1 Mar
Building 76, Gate 4
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Orientation schedule Course related costs Materials list
9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Nursing 
Orientation schedule
8.45am Mon 15 Feb
Building 510, L1, Waitakere campus 
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Acting for Screen and Theatre)
Orientation schedule
11am Mon 1 Mar
007 Dance Building, Gate 1
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Contemporary Dance)
Orientation schedule
11am Mon 1 Mar
007 Dance Building, Gate 1
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Screen Arts)
Orientation schedule
11am Mon 1 Mar
007 Dance Building, Gate 1
Bachelor of Social Practice  12.45pm Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Orientation schedule
8.45am Mon 1 Mar
Building 112-3009, Gate 4
Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing
Please refer to your timetable and contact Laura Harvey for orientation queries.
 

Graduate Certificate & Diploma, Postgraduate, and Master

Programme Date
Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Business - Human Resource Management|
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Business - Operations Management
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management
Orientation schedule
Please RSVP to let us know that you will be attending Orientation.
RSVP here
9.45am Tues 23 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Business
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Business
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Social Practice) 9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice 12.45pm Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Diploma in Business
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Postgraduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Applied Business
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting)
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Applied Practice (Social Practice) 9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Architecture (Professional)
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Business
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 25 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Computing
Orientation schedule
1.45pm Wed 24 Feb
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Creative Practice 12.45pm Mon 1 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Landscape Architecture 9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae
Master of Professional Accounting
Orientation schedule
9.45am Thurs 4 Mar
B178, Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae

Finding your timetable

Make sure you check your timetable, via your Student Portal (Myportal), to find out when your first class is. To find out how to do this, visit our How to Find Your Timetable page.

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