NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN KITCHEN DESIGN 

BCITO | Te Pūkenga’s New Zealand Diploma in Kitchen Design is a 2-year Level 5 qualification that gives designers the skills they need to create functional and beautiful kitchens.

The first year of the course focuses on the mechanics of kitchen design, including spatial design and ergonomics, while the second year looks at aesthetic elements such as colour theory and lighting design.

Students attend one 5-day block course per year, which is followed by written assignments and workplace training.

Block courses are tutored by experienced, award-winning NKBA designers

Course Details

Course Length

2 years

Block Courses

2 x 5-day courses (1 per year)

Assignments

4 (2 per year)

Who can take the course?

Designers who are currently employed in the kitchen industry and have at least 6-12 months experience designing kitchens using CAD software.

Ready to enrol?

Contact NKBA and we will connect you with a local BCITO | Te Pūkenga Training Advisor who will visit you to talk about your options and start the enrolment process.

 

2024 Course Dates

Courses are subject to minimum numbers.

Year 1 (OJT1)

Auckland

11-15 March

Wellington

22-26 July

Auckland

12-16 August

Christchurch

23-27 September

Year 2 (OJT2)

Auckland

11-15 March

Auckland

17-21 June

Wellington

22-26 July

Christchurch

23-27 September

Auckland

4-8 November

 

2023 Course Fees

**2024 fees will be published as soon as they are available**

Fee payments can be made in regular instalments by direct debit. Some students may be eligible for Fees Free study. Call 0800 4 BCITO or visit https://www.feesfree.govt.nz/ to find out more.

Year 1 (OJT1)

Sign up fee

$1,550

Course fee

$1,350

Total

$2,900

Year 2 (OJT2)

Annual fee

$850

Course fee

$1,350

Total

$2,200