Short courses

Whether you want to pursue a passion, improve your work skills or discover a new interest, CPIT's part time interest and hobby courses provide the perfect opportunity to fit learning into a busy lifestyle.

Adult reading, writing and maths


Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Numeracy

MATH219-14X

Flexible

Flexible

Flexible

$120

Online

Reading and Writing Skills for Adult Learners RWAL100

Tue and Wed

5.30-8.30pm 29 Jul - 3 Dec Free Madras Street Campus
Reading and Writing Skills for Adult Learners RWAL100 Tue, Wed, Thu

9.15am -2.30pm

28 Jul - 25 Sep Free Madras Street Campus
Reading and Writing Skills for Adult Learners RWAL100

Tue, Wed

Thu

9.15am-2.30pm

13 Oct -11 Dec Free Madras Street Campus

Architecture


Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
ArchiCad Intermediate ARCI111

Wed

6-9pm

23 Jul - 10 Sep $160 Madras Street Campus
Weathertight Design TPWD400 Various Various $795 Madras Street Campus

Business

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Accounting Principles NZDB500 Thu 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Accounting Practices NZDB501 Mon 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Applied Management NZDB636 Mon 1 -4pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Auditing and Assurance AMAA600 Wed 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Business Analysis AMBA700 Thu 2 - 5pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Business Communication NZDB560 Wed 5.30-8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20
Madras Street Campus
Business Computing NZDB550 Tue 9am - 12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Business Finance NZDB603 Thu 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Business Heritage, Culture and Sustainability AMBH500 Thu 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Online
Business Statistical Analysis AMBD500 Mon 1-4pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Online
Buyer Behaviour and Communication Strategies NZDB644 Tue 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Change Management NFLM428 Online Online Monthly $50 Online
Introduction to Commercial Law NZDB510 Tue & Thu 3-5pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Leadership Skills NDBS513 Online Online Monthly $202 Madras Street Campus
Managing a Plan to Achieve Organisational Objectives NDBS507 Online Online Monthly $195 Madras Street Campus
Conflict Management NFLM409 Online Online Monthly $60 Online
The Economic Environment NZDB520 Wed 5.30-8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20

Madras Street Campus

Employment Relations NZDB635 Thu 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Financial Accounting NZDB601 Wed 9am - 12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Fundamentals of Marketing NZDB541 Mon 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Health and Safety NFLM412 Online Online Monthly $30 Online
Human Resource Management NZDB633 Tue 1 -4pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Internal Auditing NZDB605 Wed 5.30-8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Organisation and Management NZDB530 Tue 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Management Accounting NZDB602 Mon 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Market Development and Sales AMMD600 Thu 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Marketing Planning and Control NZDB648 Mon 9am - 12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
MYOB DBSC303 Mon and Wed 6.30 - 8.30pm 21Jul - 27 Aug $232 Hornby
MYOB DBSC303 Mon and Wed 6.30 - 8.30pm 13 Oct - 24 Nov $232 Bishopdale
Operations Management NZDB632 Tue and Wed 9am - 12pm 13 Oct - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Organisational Behaviour NZDB697 Thu 9am - 12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Organisational Principles NFLM429 Online Online Monthly $40 Online
Payroll DBSC401 Mon and Wed 6.30pm - 8.30pm 13 Oct - 24 Nov $249.30 Madras Street Campus
Performance Management NFLM430 Online Online Monthly $30 Online
NFLM431 Online Online Monthly $50 Online
Budget Information NFLM432 Online Online Monthly $20 Online
Problem Solving NFLM407 Online Online Monthly $40 Online
Project Management AMPM600 Thu 9am - 12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Strategic Planning for Small Business AMSP631 Mon 5.30 - 8.30pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Taxation NZDB606 Wed 1 - 4pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $519.20 Madras Street Campus
Team Building NFLM408 Online Online Monthly $50 Online
The Law of Business Entities AMLB610 Tue 9am-12pm 28 Jul - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Time Management NFLM420 Online Online Monthly $30 Online
Training and Development NFLM404 Online Online Monthly $50 Online

Computing

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Personal Development NDBS402 Mon & Wed 6-8.30pm 11 Aug - 18 Sep $239.30 Hornby
Computing for free Non assessed courses Various Flexible Flexible Free Campus Connect
Introduction to Networks DCIS153 Tue and Thu 5 - 8pm 13 Oct - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Introduction to Networks DCIS150 Tue & Thu 5 - 8pm 28 Jul - 26 Sep $746.90 Madras Street Campus
National Certificate in Computing Level 2 NC5212 Flexible Flexible Flexible Free Campus Connect
National Certificate in Computing Level 3 NC5213 Flexible Flexible Flexible Free Campus Connect
Routing and Switching Essentials DCIS151 Tue and Thu 5 - 8pm 13 Oct - 5 Dec $746.90 Madras Street Campus
Scaling Networks DCIS152 Mon & Wed 5 - 8pm 28 Jul - 26 Sep $746.90 Madras Street Campus

Education

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Learning and Teaching 1 DTLT501 Various Various Various $361.60 Madras Street Campus
Principles and Practice of English Language Teaching to Adults G07011

Tue & Thu

Sat

5.30-9pm

9am-4.30pm

19 Jul - 2 Oct $3,050 Madras Street Campus
Principles and Practice of English Language Teaching to Adults G07011

Tue & Thu

Sat

5.30-9pm

9am-4.30pm

29 Sep - 11 Dec $3,050 Madras Street Campus
Workplace Assessment WPLT404 Tue 9am - 4.30pm 19 Aug - 11 Nov $265.30 Madras Street Campus

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Individual Learning Programme LSAC200 Tue 5 - 7pm 29 Jul - 23 Sep $72 Madras Street Campus
Individual Learning Programme LSAC200 Tue 5 - 7pm 14 Oct - 9 Dec

$72

Madras Street Campus
Speak Better English ESOL042 Sat 10am - 12pm 2 Aug - 27 Sep $72 Madras Street Campus
Speak Better English ESOL042 Sat 10am - 12pm 18 Oct - 13 Dec $72 Madras Street Campus

Food and hospitality

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Barista Essentials SABT318 Mon & Tue 6 - 9pm 21 Jul - 5 Aug $392.70 Madras Street Campus
Barista Essentials SABT318 Wed 5.30 - 8.30pm 30 Jul - 3 Sep $392.70 Madras Street Campus
Barista Essentials SABT318 Mon & Tue 5.30-8.30pm 8 Sep - 23 Sep $392.70 Madras Street Campus
Barista Essentials SABT318 Mon & Wed 9am - 4pm 29 Sep - 1 Oct $392.70 Madras Street Campus
Barista Essentials SABT318 Wed 5.30 - 8.30pm 29 Oct - 3 Dec $392.70 Madras Street Campus
Cocktail Mixology SACM401 Mon 6 - 9pm 13 Oct - 8 Dec $539.30 Madras Street Campus
Latte Lab SALL402 Mon - Wed 9am - 4pm 6 Oct - 8 Oct $509.30 Madras Street Campus
Latte Lab SALL402 Tue - Thu 8.30am - 5pm 2 Dec - 4 Dec $509.30 Madras Street Campus
Introduction to Wines of the World (Incorporating WSET level 2 Award in Wines and Spirits) WSET300 Tue 10am - 12pm 29 Sep - 2 Dec $699 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

21 Jul - 29 Jul $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

4 Aug - 12 Aug $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

18 Aug - 26 August $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

1 Sep - 9 Sep $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

15 Sep - 23 Sep $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

6 Oct - 14 Oct $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

20 Oct - 28 Oct $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

17 Nov - 25 Nov $237.30 Madras Street Campus
Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ) RLCQ401V1

Mon

Tue

8.30am-4.30pm

1-3.30pm

1 Dec - 9 Dec $237.30 Madras Street Campus

Information Design

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Professional Writing and Editing GDID701 Online Online 21 Jul - 21 Nov $897 Online
Visual Design GDID704 Online Online 21 Jul - 21 Nov $897 Online

Interior Design


Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Technology 2 DTEC106

Mon & Wed

6-8.30pm

28 Jul $400 Madras Street Campus

Lifeskills

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Assertive Communication and Confidence CSSU101 Mon 9am-12pm 25 Aug - 15 Sep $61 Madras Street Campus
Assertive Communication and Confidence CSSU101 Thu 9am- 12pm 13 Nov - 4 Dec $61 Madras Street Campus
Choosing your Career WORK101 Wed 9.30am - 2.30pm 13 Aug $43 Hornby
Choosing your Career WORK101 Wed 9.30am - 2.30pm 10 Sept $43 Bishopdale
Effective Anger Management for Women CSWA101 Thu 12.30pm - 2.30pm 14 Aug - 18 Sep $61 Madras Street Campus
Helping you get that job WORK102 Wed 9.30am - 2.30pm 30 Oct $43 Madras Street Campus
Helping you get that job WORK102 Wed 9.30am - 2.30pm 17 Sep $43 Bishopdale
Helping you get that job WORK102 Thu 9am - 2.30pm 30 Oct $43 Madras Street Campus
New Outlook for Women CSNO101 Tue - Thu 9.30am-2.15pm 5 Aug - 25 Sep $102 Madras Street Campus
New Outlook for Women CSNO101 Tue - Thu 9.30am-2.15pm 21 Oct May - 11 Dec $102 Madras Street Campus
Self Development for Women CSSD101 Tue 10am - 12pm 5 Aug - 9 Sep $61 Madras Street Campus
Self Development for Women CSSD101 Tue 10am - 12pm 28 Oct - 2 Dec $61 Madras Street Campus
Self Empowerment for Women CSEM101 Mon 10am-12pm 3 Nov - 8 Dec $61 Madras Street Campus
Self Esteem for Women CSSE101 Mon 1-3pm 11 Aug - 15 Sep $61 Madras Street Campus
Self Esteem for Women CSSE101 Mon 1-3pm 3 Nov - 8 Dec $61 Madras Street Campus
Updating Skills CSUS101 Mon - Wed 9am-2.30pm 28 Jul - 24 Sep $202 Madras Street Campus
Updating Skills CSUS101 Mon - Wed 9am-2.30pm 13 Oct - 10 Dec $202 Madras Street Campus

Māori studies, language and culture

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Get your tongue around it! - an introduction to Maori pronunciation MAOR009 Tue 5 - 8pm 16 Sep Free Madras Street Campus
He Hokika Mahara - Personal Reflections MAOR016 Tue 1-4pm 14 Oct - 11 Nov Free Madras Street Campus
Kai Tahu Haka MAOR008 Thu 5 - 8pm 30 Oct Free Madras Street Campus
Kai Tahu Waiata MAOR007 Thu 5 - 8pm 16 - 23 Oct Free Madras Street Campus
Supporting Children to Learn Waiata MAOR005 Tue 5.30pm - 7.45pm 29 Jul- 19 Aug Free Madras Street Campus
Te Hoe 1 - (Beginners Maori Language Part 1) MAOR111 Sat 9am - 3pm 20 - 27 Sep Free Madras Street Campus
Te Hoe 2 - (Beginners Maori Language Part 2) MAOR112 Fri 10am - 12pm 1 - 29 Aug Free Madras Street Campus
Te Hoe 2 - (Beginners Maori Language Part 2) MAOR112 Sat 9am - 3pm 18 - 25 Oct Free Madras Street Campus
Waitaha 1 - He Hononga Tangata MAOR006 Thu 5-8pm 6 Nov Free Madras Street Campus

Pasifika language and culture


Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
Get your tongue around it! - an introduction to pronunciation in Pasifika languages - Gagana Samoa PASF001

Wed

5 - 8pm

15 Oct Free Madras Street Campus
Pasifika Languages - Gagana Samoa PASF111 Wed 5.30 - 7.30pm 22 Oct - 19 Nov Free Madras Street Campus

Trades

Course Name Code Days Time Dates Fee Location
EWRB Electrical Service Technician A ESAB100 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm 29 Sep - 10 Oct $1348.60 Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Inspectors Registration EEIR100 Mon - Fri 8am- 5pm 15 - 26 Sep $1758.10 Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 24 Jul

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 31 Jul

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 7 Aug

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 14 Aug

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 21 Aug

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 28 Aug

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 29 May

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 4 Sep

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 11 Sep

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 18 Sep

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 25 Sep

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Safety, first aid and CPR for Practicing ESFY100 Thu 10am - 4.30pm 16 Oct

$130

Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Service Technician B ESBN100 Tue 5- 9pm 14 Jul - 12 Dec $1348.60 Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Service Technician B ESBB100 Tue - Fri 8am - 5pm 29 Sep - 10 Oct $1348.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrical Service Technician Exam - Paper A   Sat 8.30am 6 Sep $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrical Service Technician Exam - Paper B   Sat 8.30am 18 Sep $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrical Service Technician Exam - Paper B   Sat 8.30am 22 Nov $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrician's Theory Exam   Sat 8.30am 15 Nov $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrical Inspectors Exam   Sat 8.30am 15 Nov $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Electrician's Regulation Exam   Sat 8.30am 22 Nov $110.60 Ensors Road Campus
Overseas Electrician Registration Assessment - Special Practical (Stage 1-2) EEPA101 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm 29 Oct - 7 Nov $2516.10 Ensors Road Campus
EWRB Electrical Practical Assessment EEPA100 Mon - Fri 8am - 7pm 29 April - 7 Nov $2516.10 Ensors Road Campus
Overseas Electrican Registration Revision - Regulations PEET702 Mon-Thu 8am - 5pm 18 Nov - 21 Nov $361.30 Ensors Road Campus
Overseas Electrician Registration Revision - Theory PEET702 Mon - Thu 8am - 5pm 11 Nov - 14 Nov $154 Ensors Road Campus
Hobby Furniture Making FURH100 Wed 6.30-9pm 23 Jul - 17 Sep $312.90 Ensors Road Campus
Hobby Furniture Making FURH100 Wed 6.30-9.30pm 15 Oct - 10 Dec $312.90 Ensors Road Campus
Restoration Panelbeating WPAN100

Sat

8.15am - 12pm

26 Jul - 6 Dec $899 Ensors Road Campus
DIY Restoration Panelbeating (Panel Fabrication) WPFB100 Sat 1 - 4.45pm 26 Jul - 6 Dec $1011 Ensors Road Campus
Gas Metal Arc Welding 1 WEPT672

Tue

6-9pm

29 Jul - 4 Nov $519.80 Ensors Road Campus
Gas Metal Arc Welding 2 WEPT673 Tue 6-9pm 29 Jul - 4 Nov $519.80 Ensors Road Campus
Gas Metal Arc Welding (FD or GD) WEPT493 Mon 6-9pm 29 Jul -10 Nov $876.80 Ensors Road Campus
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 1 WEPT676 Mon 6-9pm 28 Jul - 20 Oct $467.20 Ensors Road Campus
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2 WEPT688 Mon 6-9pm 28 Jul - 20 Oct $546.20 Ensors Road Campus
Manual Metal Arc Welding 1 WEPT682 Tue 6-9pm 29 Jul - 4 Nov $519.80 Ensors Road Campus
Manual Metal Arc Welding 2 WEPT671 Tue 6-9pm 29 Jul - 4 Nov $493 Ensors Road Campus
Manual Metal Arc Welding (HD) WEPT492 Mon 6-9pm 29 Jul - 10 Nov $876.80 Ensors Road Campus

Please note: Every attempt is made to ensure the information on this website is correct. However, information is subject to change. CPIT reserves the right to amend or withdraw courses.

How to enrol

Complete an Admissions and Enrolments form (PDF:0.3MB). Bring your completed form into our Admissions & Enrolments staff at our Madras St or Ensors Rd campuses. Our staff will help you from there.

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