New Zealand Diploma in Field Hydrology

Level 5


Level of study

Level 5

Cost (incl GST)

From $4,080*


2 years


Learners must be employed in the sector and have at least 6 months experience.

*Plus additional costs to cover travel and accommodation. May be eligible for Government Support including Fees Free. Learn more here.

*Non-funded fee from: $5,113.75. Please note, this fee will only apply for non-funded learners – learners who are not employed in the industry, do not meet the entry requirements of the programme, or are not classed as “domestic learners” under the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding rules. For more information, visit the TEC website here.


During this comprehensive programme learners will learn everything they need to know to collect and process hydrometric data. From selection and measuring techniques, to retrieval and verification processes. Learners will also learn to plan, design, operate and maintain a hydrometric station.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the programme, learners should be able to: 

  • design, install, verify operation of, and maintain a hydrometric operating station
  • select and measure hydrometric techniques to measure and calculate open channel flow for a range of requirements
  • retrieve, verify, process and archive hydrometric data
  • analyse hydrometric data to provide quality assured information to users.


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