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resource management CAREERS Rotorua | Taupo | Tokoroa | Whakatane

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WELCOME Your story begins here Waiariki Institute of Technology is one of the fastest growing and fastest improving tertiary institutes in New Zealand, according to the government’s latest Education Performance Indicators report released in July 2013.

High quality qualifications range from certificates, diplomas and degrees to graduate and postgraduate qualifications. Our new Master of Management can be undertaken with an optional endorsement in Business, Hospitality, Information Technology, or Health in order to tailor your studies. The main goal of the institute is to create workready graduates who have the tools to become successful in their chosen field, are satisfied yet challenged in their careers, and able to contribute to their local economy. The government report shows this goal is being met as more of our students are completing their studies, achieving qualifications, and progressing further either in their studies or careers. Each year our friendly, knowledgeable staff teach approximately 8,000 future nurses, teachers, IT or communications experts, artists, business owners, tradespeople, chefs, tourism or hospitality operators, fashion designers, farm managers, forestry or wood manufacturing specialists, to name just a few areas of the possibilities here at Waiariki. Our main campus is located in beautiful Rotorua, the country’s tourism capital. Additional campuses are located in Taupo, Tokoroa, Tauranga and Whakatane. The institute is distinctly bicultural, honouring the country’s Māori heritage. We look forward to meeting you and playing a part in developing your career pathway.

Sustainability ..................................... 1 Certificate in Environmental Management.................................... 2 Short Award in Sustainable Practice.......... 2 Diploma in Sustainable Energy................. 3 Graduate Diploma in Resource Management.................................... 4 How to Apply for Enrolment ................ Inside Back Cover Campus Locations .......... Inside Back Cover


SUSTAINABILITY

If you care about the environment and have an interest in science and utilising our natural resources, you may want to work to make positive changes for our future and for generations to come. Perhaps you want to educate people to adopt cleaner, less destructive systems and processes, or develop new green products, services or business models. If so, you can help the world move toward a greener and more sustainable future with a qualification in sustainability.

Skills and interests you may already have: Interest in conservation and the environment Love of science Curiosity about how things work or how to solve problems

We look forward to teaching you: Problem-solving skills Hands-on, practical skills Skills for applying energy sources and their

SUSTAINABILITY Certificate in Environmental Management* Level 4 Diploma in Sustainable Energy Level 5

Short Award in Sustainable Practice* Level 5

University study

Work in industry

efficiencies

Knowledge of energy, energy efficiency and production

Ability to understand optimisation of resources, processes and product flows

What industry opportunities are there? The number of career opportunities has increased over the years due to increased funding for renewable energy-related research and a growing number of environmental issues, creating a shortage of skilled people in this industry. Places you could work might be for local authorities such as regional, city and district councils, as a consultant, in related businesses or industries, in the media or public relations, teaching and research, and much more.

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Graduate Diploma in Resource Management Level 7

CAREERS YOU CAN AIM FOR: Energy management adviser, sustainability officer, environmental auditor, water quality scientist, conservation adviser, recycling officer, environmental consultant *Pending approval

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Certificate in environmental management* Level: 4 Duration: 1 semester full-time, or part-time equivalent Credits: 60 Location: Rotorua Start: Semester 1, Semester 2 Qualification Details This certificate provides students with a solid foundation of environmental and conservation management practices and the ability to apply these skills across a range of environmental management contexts. Course Code Course Title

Level

Credits

Compulsory RMAN.4001

Ecology and Conservation

4

15

RMAN.4002

Environmental Issues: Economic, Social and Political

4

15

RMAN.4003

Resource Management and Environmental Laws

4

15

RMAN.4004

Conservation Management

4

15

SHORT AWARD in sustainable practice* Level: Duration: Credits: Location: Start:

5 1 semester full-time, or part-time equivalent 30 Rotorua Semester 1, Semester 2

Qualification Details This short award introduces the issues relating to sustainability in terms of the environmental, social and economical dimensions at global, national, local and iwi levels. This qualification is intended for students enrolled in other programmes of study and wish to enhance their study, or for those who wish to gain an understanding of the key issues relating to sustainability with a specific focus on their own discipline or industry. Course Code Course Title

Level

Credits

Compulsory RMAN.5001

Sustainability Fundamentals – Exploring the Issues*

5

15

RMAN.5002

Individual Sustainability Project*

5

15

*Pending approval

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diploma in sustainable energy Level: Duration: Credits: Location: Start:

5 1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent 120 Rotorua Semester 1, Semester 2

Qualification Details This diploma creates awareness of the social, cultural, global and environmental impacts of renewable energy technology, and the principles of sustainable development. The knowledge and practical skills achieved will provide the tools required for employment within the operational areas of renewable energy producers, retailers and users. Course Code Course Title

Level

Credits

Compulsory BTEC.5001

Understanding Energy

5

15

BTEC.5002

Energy Management

5

15

BTEC.5006

Sustainable Housing

5

15

Options List (choose 45 credits) BTEC.4001

Solid Fuel Appliance Installation

4

15

BTEC.5007

Renewable Electricity Systems

5

15

BTEC.5008

Integrated Space and Water Heating Systems

5

15

COMM.5000 Communication, Problem Solving, and Health and Safety

5

15

BTEC.5003

Energy Production

5

15

BTEC.5004

Sustainable Energy Systems

5

15

5

15

Elective Courses A total of 30 elective credits from any Waiariki course(s) at Level 4 or above. Recommended Elective Course BTEC.5013

Biofuels

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GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN RESOURCE Management Level: Duration: Credits: Location: Start:

7 1 year full-time, or part-time equivalent 120 Rotorua Semester 1, Semester 2

Qualification Details This graduate diploma enables students to develop a range of management and practical skills pertaining to the sustainable use of natural resources such as forests, lakes, farm land and conservation areas. This involves specialised knowledge of resource management principals, monitoring the impact on the environment and improving critical and economic thinking for a sustainable future. Course Code Course Title

Level

Credits

Compulsory FMAN.7903

Sustainable Land-use Practices

7

15

FMAN.7904

Environmental Monitoring Techniques

7

15

FMAN.7906

Environmental Policy and Economics

7

15

FMAN.7915

Conservation and Biodiversity

7

15

MGMT.7990

Industry Project

7

30

Elective Courses A total of 30 elective credits from any Waiariki course(s) at Level 5 or above.

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how to apply for enroLment

campus locations

Enrolling as a new Waiariki student* is easy. Simply follow these steps to begin your story at Waiariki:

APPLICATION STAGE

Step One Talk to us about qualification and course advice and guidance.

Step Two

Send us your completed 2014 New Domestic Student Application and Enrolment Form* and supporting documentation.

Please talk to us if you need advice or guidance about course selections, or visit our website.

Step THREE

If accepted (and applicable) you should now contact StudyLink at www. studylink.govt.nz or 0800 88 99 00.

Waiariki will contact you about the outcome of your application.

ENROLMENT STAGE

You can also refer to our website for information about qualifications and courses available at www.waiariki.ac.nz.

Step FOUR Upon receipt of all required information we will enrol and invoice you for prompt payment.

Step FIVE You can arrange your fee payment to confirm enrolment.

Mokoia Campus Mokoia Drive Private Bag 3028 Rotorua Phone: 07 346 8999 Fax: 07 346 8768 Waipa Campus Waipa Mill Bypass Road Rotorua Phone: 07 346 8600 Fax: 07 346 8614

Taupo Campus

Please ensure you provide us with validation documentation (e.g., birth certificate, passport, etc.) and all course selections.

Your student allowance or loan with StudyLink can now be finalised.

Corner Heu Heu and Kaimanawa Streets Taupo Phone: 07 376 0030

Tokoroa Campus 29 Bridge Street Tokoroa Phone: 07 885 0200

Whakatane Campus 33 Cutler Crescent Whakatane Phone: 07 306 0050 Fax: 07 306 0060 Disclaimer

Step SIX Start your studies.

Step SEVEN If anything changes during your enrolment please contact us immediately.

Rotorua Campuses

Phone 0800 924 274

Every effort has been made to ensure the information contained in this document is accurate at the time of printing in October 2013. However, no liability can be accepted for any error or omissions or views expressed in this document. Information is subject to change. All courses available are subject to sufficient enrolments being received.

*If you have previously studied at Waiariki full time or part time, even if it was years ago, you must use the 2014 Returning Student Application and Enrolment Form. This form and the new student form are available for download and print from www.waiariki.ac.nz or any Waiariki campus. The enrolment process and fees for international students are different than those for New Zealand residents. Please contact Waiariki’s International Centre for assistance: 0800 924 274 (from New Zealand) or +64 7 346 8712 (from overseas).


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WAIARIKI INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Mokoia Drive, Rotorua, New Zealand Private Bag 3028, Rotorua 3046, New Zealand Phone 07 346 8999 Fax 07 346 8768 Email enquiries@waiariki.ac.nz

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