Kā Akoraka Poto  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

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Algebra Level 1

Become confident at solving equations and using basic algebra with this entry level course.

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$241.40

Calculus 2

The calculation skills you'll learn cover decimals, fractions, percentages, powers, metric conversions.

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$241.40

Mathematical Methods 2

Gain calculus and related algebraic skills, including differentiating and integrating functions which have powers, and learn how to apply these skills to problems involving maxima and minima, velocity and acceleration, and areas under curves.

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$241.40

Maths and Statistics

To develop, interpret, and use mathematical models appropriate to scientific disciplines, and select and apply statistical models to analyse and interpret data and the relationship between data.

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$466.80

Numeracy

This flexible, non-assessed course is delivered online and will help you improve your basic arithmetic.

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$120

Reading and Writing Skills for Adult Learners

Improve your reading, writing and spelling for employment or further study with this free daytime or evening course.

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$0

Electrical

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Elec Serv Tech Cert Paper B Theory and Practical

Provided for Electrical Service Technician registration, this course includes theory, regulations and standards, and practical skill assessments.

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$1394

Electrical Service Technician (night course)

Provided for Electrical Service Technician registration, this course includes theory, regulations and standards plus practical skill assessments.

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$1394

EWRB Electrical Appliance Serviceperson

This short course will ensure you have the knowledge and practical skills required of an electrical appliance serviceperson.

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$1394

EWRB Electrical Inspectors Registration

At the completion of this course you will have passed the EWRB practical assessments, and be ready to sit the EWRB Electrical Inspectors written exam.

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$1808.40

EWRB Electrical Safety First Aid and CPR for Practicing

Refresh your knowledge in critical safety skills specific to the electrical industry.

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$135.10

EWRB Electrical Safety for Practicing

In this course you will learn about electrical safety and first aid.

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$82.50

Food and hospitality

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Bar Service

Learn about spirits, liqueurs and beers and the responsibilities of being a bartender.

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$569.70

Barista Essentials

This hands-on course will give you the technical skills required to competently operate a commercial espresso machine and producing good espresso and espresso-based beverages.

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$418.90

Cocktail Mixology

Become an expert cocktail maker and impress your employer or friends with this hands-on short course.

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$498.40

International Wine and Spirits

This short course will broaden your knowledge and give you an internationally recognised wine qualification.

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$699

Latte Lab

Latte Lab is a three-day intensive course designed for anyone with existing barista skills who wishes to develop advanced milk texturing techniques.

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$496.90

Licence Controller Qualification (LCQ)

This seminar will provide you with the appropriate information to demonstrate knowledge of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 to maintain responsible drinking environments in licensed premises.

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$245.25

Furniture making

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Hobby Furniture Making

Undertake your own basic furniture projects using our facilities and equipment with guidance from an experienced staff member.

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$325

Lifeskills

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Assertive Communication and Confidence for Women

You'll learn the basic techniques of assertive communication (verbal and non-verbal) and have the opportunity to put those techniques into practice within a supportive and encouraging atmosphere.

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$63

Effective Anger Management for Women

This course is an opportunity to identify your anger signals and learn healthy ways to process your anger so you don't hurt yourself or others.

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$63

Helping you get that job

Give yourself the advantage in a competitive job market by learning the skills that will help your application stand out.

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$45

New Outlook for Women

This course will provide you with new ideas, challenges and experiences in a supportive, interactive group setting.

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$106

Self Development for Women

This short course will help you clarify your ideas and learn to care for yourself more effectively.

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$63

Self Empowerment for Women

In this hands-on class you'll learn to rise to life's challenges and express yourself in a more free and creative way.

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$63

Self Esteem for Women

Do you want to develop a greater sense of self-worth and the ability to better nurture yourself? By taking part in this friendly, supportive and active group you can work towards these goals.

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$63

Updating Skills

Are you wishing to enter or return to the workforce, or undertake further study? If so, this course will give you the skills and confidence to do so.

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$210

Māori language and culture

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Te Kākano

Te Kakano is a flexible, fast-paced beginner-level Māori language course focused on enabling you to use Te Reo Māori at home or in the workplace.

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$44.50

Te Papa Whakatipu

On completion of this course students will be able to understand and respond to spoken Māori in predictable contexts.

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$22.20

Te Pihinga

Te Pihinga is an intermediate-level Te Reo Māori course which follows on from the beginner course, Te Kākano.

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$44.50

Panelbeating

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DIY Restoration Panelbeating (Panel Fabrication)

This panel fabrication course is the second level of the DIY restorative panel beating programme.

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$1051

Restoration Panelbeating

If you're a car or motorcycle enthusiast and you want to gain skills that will enable you to perform your own bodywork repairs, this course is for you.

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$935

Science

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Food Microbiology

Microbiology of food is fundamental to food quality and food safety.

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$829.20

Quality Assurance

This course uses the ISO 9001 framework to introduce philosophies and organisational techniques for establishing, maintaining and improving quality.

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$829.20

Sports Science, Wellness and Human Nutrition

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Fitness Assessment

Gain a theoretical and practical understanding of fitness assessments and learn how to interpret results.

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$829.20

Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science

Explore the role and history of science in sport and gain an understanding of the interaction between sport science, athletes and coaches.

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$829.20

Special topics in Health and Nutrition

Explore the concepts of nutrition, health and wellness in specific communities and examine a range of case studies.

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$829.20

Sport Psychology

Learn about the role that psychology plays in sports performance.

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$829.20

Wanaka Hauora

Investigate Maori health and Maori health perspectives including inequalities, services and initiatives.

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$722.20

Welding

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Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) (FD or GD)

This course focuses on practicing for the welding test, which you can take when you're ready.

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$912

Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) 1

This short introductory level MIG course covers welding safety, ARC welding, materials, defects and more.

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$540

Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) 2

This course is a continuation of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) 1.

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$539.20

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) 1

Get into stainless steel welding and learn the TIG welding process using lighter gauge materials with this hands-on short course.

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$486.40

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) 2

This course is a continuation of the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) 1.

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$620.40

Manual Metal Arc Welding (HD)

This course focuses on practicing for the welding test, which you can take when you're ready.

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$912

Manual Metal Arc Welding 1

This short introductory level ARC course covers welding, ARC process, defects and more.

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$540

Manual Metal Arc Welding 2

This course is a continuation of the Manual Metal Arc Welding (ARC) 1.

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$513.20