Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Introduction

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is the key tertiary provider in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, centrally located on the North Island.

Our institute is home to almost 14,000 students, more than 1,000 staff, and offers more than 240 programmes over 71 delivery sites.

We are committed to working with our businesses, community, industries and iwi partners, to ensure our institution meets their needs, and most importantly the needs of our students.

We offer a high-quality education that can lead toward a range of careers in such areas as agriculture, business, communications, early childhood education, forestry, hospitality, information technology (IT), Māori studies, nursing and health, sports management, and tourism.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - Rotorua and Tauranga Regions

Being situated in a region of natural beauty provides plenty of opportunities to wind down, or up, depending on your adrenalin needs. Some of these activities include mountain biking, whitewater and flatwater kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, surfing, fishing, soaking in hot pools, and bungy jumping.

We have a diverse student population with students from many places such as India, South America, Japan, China, Fiji, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and more. The friendly, caring, professional staff in our international student centres speak a number of languages, provide excellent pastoral care, and assist international students throughout their studies with us.

We seek to be a welcoming and caring institution which reflects manaakitanga and whānaungatanga. A place where people are valued as individuals and their strengths are found and encouraged whatever their background.

Campus Profiles

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has six main campuses. Mokoia and Windermere campuses are our largest centres. Mokoia Campus is in Rotorua and Windermere is located in Tauranga. We also have campuses in Taupo, Tokoroa and Whakatane.

Some qualifications such as computing, are also taught from additional locations in the central business district of Rotorua. Nursing is taught at our Windermere Campus in Tauranga.

All our campuses provide creative and challenging learning opportunities. However, it is important to think about what you want academically, socially and geographically when choosing the right campus for you.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

New Zealand Certificate in English Language

Campus Full time March 2019 New Zealand Rotorua Taupo Tokoroa + 1 more

Certificates in English at Levels 1 to 5 are available for speakers of other languages to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for every day use and for further study in certificate, diploma and degree programmes. [+]

(Levels 1-5)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology offers Certificates in English at Levels 1 to 5 for speakers of other languages to develop listening, speaking, reading and writing skills for every day use and for further study in certificate, diploma and degree programmes.

English Study Tour Programmes

Group study tours are individually designed to suit each group. English language lessons focus on developing communication confidence in the subject area of the student’s choice, while the activities take advantage of the learning opportunities on and off campus, the beautiful natural landscape and the many tourism attractions of Rotorua. Group tour services include transport from Auckland, welcome party, homestays, arrangement of timetable and activities, tour guide, farewell party and graduation parchment.... [-]


Diploma

Diploma in Adventure Tourism

Campus Full time Part time 1 year July 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Learn the skills required for guiding adventure tourism ventures. In particular, the specialist areas are: rafting skills; sea kayaking; ropes; anchors and rope skills; mountain skills and trip leadership skills. [+]

Programme aim

This diploma provides students with the knowledge and skills required for guiding adventure tourism ventures. In particular, the specialist areas are: rafting skills; sea kayaking; ropes; anchors and rope skills; mountain skills and trip leadership skills.

Award information

Included qualifications

To achieve the award of the Diploma in Adventure Tourism students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:

60 compulsory credits; 30 credits from the Options List; and 30 elective credits at Level 4 or above. Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will be able to:

competently raft guide at Grade 2 and/or 3; undertake the external examination for sea kayaking instructor level; apply the base skills required to pathway to mountain industry, including rope systems; perform ambulance and ski-level pre-hospital emergency care; accomplish leadership tasks including risk management, environmental judgements and business start up; perform outdoor activities with an understanding of the impacts of adventure tourism in terms of cultural and historical aspects and also legislative regulations; and pursue an area of interest. Entry criteria ... [-]

Diploma in Environmental Management (Level 6)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 New Zealand Tauranga

Want to spend your days soaking up New Zealand’s great outdoors and getting paid for it? This Diploma will take you from the classroom to the mountaintops – so strap on your tramping boots! [+]

Want to spend your days soaking up New Zealand’s great outdoors and getting paid for it? This Diploma will take you from the classroom to the mountaintops – so strap on your tramping boots!

You’ll examine the challenges facing New Zealand’s clean, green image and what needs to be done to protect our world-famous habitats and landscapes.

Courses include botany, biology, geology, waste water and recycling management, outdoor leadership, coastal management, resource legislation, personal risk management and biosecurity.

Field work in remote reserves and national parks turn the theory into practice – with trips to places such as Fiordland, Coromandel and the Central Plateau.... [-]


Diploma in Marine Studies (Level 6)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 New Zealand Tauranga

Get submerged in this unique course and you’ll wish you could grow gills! Life on land just can’t compare with the mind-blowing array of wildlife that lives beneath the waves. [+]

Get submerged in this unique course and you’ll wish you could grow gills! Life on land just can’t compare with the mind-blowing array of wildlife that lives beneath the waves.

People travel from around the world to study this highly respected Diploma, which is the only course of its type in New Zealand. They recognise the fantastic opportunity to learn and work in our stunning marine environments – if you’re a local make sure you don’t miss the boat!

Students visit remote marine and freshwater environments around the country studying the fascinating range of plants, invertebrates, mammals, birds and fish that live above and below the water and the vital role they play in a healthy ecosystem.... [-]


New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6)

Campus Full time 2 years February 2019 New Zealand Tauranga

Do you love buildings and fancy designing your own, creating something that future generations will enjoy? The construction industry is taking off and it needs lots more architectural technicians to draw all the new buildings that our growing population needs. [+]

Do you love buildings and fancy designing your own, creating something that future generations will enjoy? The construction industry is taking off, and it needs lots more architectural technicians to draw all the new buildings that our growing population needs.

This practical, fun course develops efficient technical draughting skills – focusing on what is and isn’t important across a broad range of design work – which means our graduates are highly prized by employers.

You’ll learn how to ‘connect the dots’ between an architect and a builder, producing the vital set of legal drawings – or plans – that each construction project depends on.

Topics include construction methods, building legislation, design principles, working drawings, the tender process, feasibility issues and contract administration, with a huge focus on the design software programme ArchiCAD.... [-]


New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 6)

Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years March 2019 New Zealand Tauranga + 2 more

Making connections is a vital part of any business, which is why it makes sense to study in the community you want to work in. [+]

Making connections is a vital part of any business, which is why it makes sense to study in the community you want to work in.

It’s also a good idea to keep your options open. These Diplomas are respected stand-alone qualifications, but also serve as stepping stones towards a range of University of Waikato business degrees which can be completed right here in Tauranga.

We offer award-winning tutors, interesting course options and a convenient CBD location. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to work with local businesses, making key contacts which will help open the right doors when you graduate.

If you have a business mind you’ll know that time is money and you’ll want to make a wise investment. Our staff will meet you during the enrolment process to help choose the right path to achieve your goals.... [-]


New Zealand Diploma in Construction [Quantity Surveying strand or Construction Management] (Level 6)

Online Campus Full time Part time 2 years February 2019 New Zealand Tauranga + 2 more

Can you be counted on to turn plans into reality? The construction industry is taking off and it needs more quantity surveyors to control project costs and keep things on track. This is an ideal career for people who love details – especially calculating and measuring. [+]

Quantity Surveying strand

Can you be counted on to turn plans into reality? The construction industry is taking off and it needs more quantity surveyors to control project costs and keep things on track. This is an ideal career for people who love details – especially calculating and measuring.

It’s a bit like accounting, but you’ll be working on physical projects while they’re being constructed, so things will constantly change providing new challenges to keep things fresh.

There's a lot of office work but also plenty of scopes to visit building sites to monitor progress before releasing payments. Communication and negotiation skills are also required to ensure everyone stays committed to the task at hand.... [-]


New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil) (Level 6)

Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2019 New Zealand Tauranga + 1 more

Mechanical engineering provides an opportunity to change the world, using practical skills and innovative thinking to push the boundaries of what is possible. [+]

Mechanical

Mechanical engineering provides an opportunity to change the world, using practical skills and innovative thinking to push the boundaries of what is possible. This is the place where ideas turn into reality. You’ll learn to produce safer, cheaper and more efficient machines and mechanical systems – putting things in motion to make life easier. Mechanical engineering skills are required for virtually everything that can be made so the opportunities are endless, and with a recognised shortage of technicians in this country the job prospects and pay rates are high. The course covers topics like advanced maths, mechanics, thermodynamics, materials, fluids and electricity using technical drawing and computer-aided engineering tools (CAD). Our well-equipped labs will let you put your theory into practice, field trips give you valuable insights into local workplaces, and the small class sizes ensure you’ll get all the support you need to succeed.... [-]


New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5)

Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Rotorua

Learn to work as junior or trainee hospitality manager, supervisor or team leader across a range of hospitality establishments and sectors. [+]

Programme aim

This programme will establish comprehensive knowledge, skills and standards of professional practice relevant to hospitality operations that support and enhance customer confidence and service delivery. On completion of this programme, graduates can pursue junior-level management or supervisor roles in the hospitality sector, or undertake further study in hospitality or tourism related disciplines.

Award information

To achieve the award of the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5), students must pass a total of 120 credits.

Knowledge and skills you will gain

Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to be able to:

manage hospitality facilities, hospitality inventory and supplies to achieve yield and/or revenue targets; monitor and maintain hospitality operating procedures and compliance requirements; apply staffing strategies to facilitate positive staff relationships in a hospitality business or environment; manage hospitality operations in a hospitality business or environment; and manage perishability of service products in the hospitality sector. Entry criteria ... [-]

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5)

Campus Full time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Rotorua

Contribute to the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and support the delivery of a quality visitor experience across a range of tourism and travel organisations. [+]

Programme aim

The New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel (Level 5) programme aims to develop graduates with the capability to contribute to the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and support the delivery of a quality visitor experience across a range of tourism and travel organisations. The programme will establish comprehensive knowledge, skills and standards of professional practice relevant to tourism operations that support and enhance customer confidence and service delivery. On completion of this programme, graduates can pursue advisory, coordination and supervisory roles in the tourism sector, or undertake further study in tourism-related disciplines.

Award information ... [-]

Graduate Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Applied Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year May 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Acquire additional specialised management knowledge and skills in chosen strands of business, forestry, health, Maori development, project management and manufacturing management. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, May, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

This graduate diploma is designed to provide students with an opportunity to acquire additional specialist knowledge and skills in the field of management in chosen strands of business, forestry, health, Maori development, project management and manufacturing management. This qualification further aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge of management required to successfully work in and manage a sustainable business operation in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Award information

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Management, students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time Part time 1 year March 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Become innovative practitioners in emerging creative industries: art; graphic design; fashion; and interior design. Hands‐on coursework will emphasize the conceptualization of innovative products and the structuring of innovation processes. [+]

Programme aim

The Graduate Diploma in Creative Entrepreneurship aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills to innovate as practitioners in emerging creative industries. Their interdisciplinary (Art, Graphic Design; Fashion; and Interior Design), hands‐on coursework will emphasize the conceptualization of innovative products and the structuring of innovation processes. They will explore the opportunities in being part of diverse teams which address multidisciplinary dimensions of complex challenges and produce breakthrough solutions. The programme aims to enable graduates to navigate new markets, identify the diverse experts who will be able to skilfully collaborate with each other, and participate from concept to product. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attributes to be entrepreneurs and contribute to the creative industries in Aotearoa New Zealand.... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year May 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Broaden your expertise in the hotel management industry to complement your current experience and/or qualifications. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, May, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

The aim of this graduate diploma is to provide students with current theoretical and applied knowledge and skills, and to broaden their expertise in the hotel management industry to complement their current experience and/or qualifications.

Award information

To achieve the award of theGraduate Diploma in Hotel Management, students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:

120 credits at Level 5 or above. a minimum of 75 credits at Level 7 or above; 30 compulsory credits; 45 credits from the options List; and 45 elective credits. ... [-]

Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership

Campus Full time Part time 1 year July 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Acquire knowledge and expertise in mentoring and professional leadership within a specialist field to complement your current experience and/or qualification(s). [+]

Program information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Program aim

Acquire knowledge and expertise in mentoring and professional leadership in the context of their specialist field which complements their current experience and/or qualification(s). This qualification enables professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development.

Award information

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Mentoring and Professional Leadership students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:

75 compulsory credits; 30 credits from the options List; and 15 elective credits at Level 6 or above. Knowledge and skills you will gain ... [-]

Graduate Diploma in Resource Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year July 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Increase your management and practical skills pertaining to the sustainable use of natural resources such as forests, lakes, farmland, and conservation areas. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

This qualification enables students to develop a full range of skilled management and practical skills pertaining to the sustainable use of natural resources such as forests, lakes, farmland, and conservation areas. This involves a specialised knowledge of resource management principles, monitoring the impact on the environment, and improving critical and economic thinking for a sustainable future.

Award information

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Resource Management students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:... [-]


Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year May 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Take a holistic view of tourism organisations and examine the interface between tourism activity, the community and the environment. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, May, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

This graduate diploma provides students with a programme of study that will enable them to take a holistic view of tourism organisations and examine the interface between tourism activity, the community and the environment. This qualification enables students to develop the management skills and knowledge required to successfully work in and manage a sustainable tourism operation in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Award information

To achieve the award of the Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management, students must pass a total of 120 credits, including:... [-]


Graduate Diploma of Computing and Technology

Campus Full time Part time 1 year May 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

This graduate diploma provides up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge to broaden your expertise in the computing industry. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, May, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

This graduate diploma provides up-to-date theoretical and applied knowledge to broaden students’ expertise in the computing industry by studying a specialist field that complements their current experience and/or qualifications. The specialist fields include: advanced hardware, computer systems design, computer networking, communications technology, networking, databases, programming, gaming and animation, multimedia, internet and web development, or embedded systems.

Specialist fields in this programme

Subjects and content covered includes: Advanced Systems, Analysis and Design, Business Communications, Computer Graphic Design, Communication for Technology, Database, Electronics, Embedded Systems, Graphical User Interface, Help Desk, Internet and Web Development, Information Management, Introduction to Multimedia, Programming Principles and Concepts, Microcontrollers, Management Systems, Mathematics for Computing and Technology, Network Administration, Rendering and Animation, Software Tools and Development, Strategic Management, Systems Design, Testing and Quality Assurance, Technical Writing, and Visual Communications.... [-]


Postgraduate Diploma

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 3 years July 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

Allows professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, October Minimum IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

The Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Professional Studies programme will enable learners to further their knowledge and professional practice in their field of practice. Students will be able to apply an advanced body of knowledge in a range of contexts that will complement their current experience and/or qualifications. This qualification enables professionals in leadership roles to maintain currency and develop their discipline by ongoing professional development.

Specialist endorsements in this programme Mentoring and Leadership (Ārahitanga Whakapono) Adult Teaching (Whakaako Pakeke) Vulnerable Peoples (Whakaraerae) Infection Prevention and Control (Ārai Whakapokenga ... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 year July 2019 New Zealand Rotorua + 1 more

This qualification is designed for students seeking to advance scholarly research and practice-informed management. [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, November Minimum IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

This qualification is designed for domestic and international students seeking to advance scholarly research and practice-informed management. It will build on previous undergraduate degree, graduate and post graduate studies and strengthen career aspirations within fields of management, business, information technology, health or hospitality.

The advanced standard at which the graduate will operate includes the ability to articulate theory and practice within a management scope. Graduates will engage in independent study demonstrating an advanced level of knowledge, employing discourse analysis and critical enquiry in a relevant management context.... [-]


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Toi Ohomai – Rotorua Campus

Address Mokoia Drive, Tihiotonga, Rotorua New Zealand
3046 Rotorua, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
Website http://toiohomai.ac.nz/
Phone +64 7 346 8712

Toi Ohomai – Tauranga Campus

Address 70 Windermere Drive, Poike, Tauranga
3112 Tauranga, Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand