Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology
The Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), formerly the Christchurch Technical College, was an institute of technology in Christchurch, New Zealand. It provided full- and part-time education in technologies and trades. CPIT had a student population from more than 50 countries. Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) was the largest Institute of Applied Sciences in the South Island (25,000 students) and one of the leading institutions of its kind in the country.
CPIT was the largest polytechnic and institute of technology in the South Island.
In New Zealand’s ranking, the Performance Based Research Fund, based on the scientific output of all employees, CPIT ranked 4th among all institutes of technologies in New Zealand. CPIT offered a comprehensive range of programmes, which covered almost all subject areas. CPIT specialised in Music Arts, Visual Art & Design, Nursing, Applied Management (Business), Engineering, Applied Science, Education, Information Technology, and Architecture
- CPIT is the largest vocational training institute in the South Island of New Zealand which offers practical,hands on training and education in a supportive and welcoming environment
- Established in 1906 CPIT has a average class size of 20 students