ENGGEN 299: Workshop Practice

ENGEN 299 is a compulsory component of your Engineering degree.

All Engineering students are required to have completed, to the approval of the faculty, a recognised course in Workshop Practice (ENGGEN 299) prior to enrolling in Part III courses. This is a compulsory component of the Engineering degree and students who fail to complete the course (unless exempt) will not be eligible to graduate.

All Part II students must attend an approved workshop practice course in 2019 before being able to enrol in Part III courses.

Approved courses are held at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) throughout the year, and also at the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT).

Class schedules are published below. Your classes must not clash with any of your other academic courses.

To a obtain a workshop practice placement in 2019, you must register no later than 5pm Monday 4 March 2019. Please note that spaces are also filling up fast.


You may be exempt from attending the workshop practice course if you provide documentary evidence that you have already attended a similar course elsewhere.

If you think you may be eligible for an exemption please contact the student engagement team. If you need more information, you can contact foe-enquiries@auckland.ac.nz.

Additional notes

  • Ensure that your workshop practice classes does not clash with any of your other academic courses. You can view your academic class timetable on Student Services Online.
  • You will only be able to submit the form once. Ensure that you've filled it in correctly.
  • Once selected you will not be able to change your class, unless the circumstances are extenuating.
  • Course fees are $95 for MIT and $97 for AUT, and are not covered by your student loan.

2019 Workshop Practice (ENGGEN 299) classes

Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Registrations for AUT workshops opened on Monday 7 January 2019.

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT)

All students who have registered for the MIT course will need to pay the Faculty of Engineering cashiers in person or submit an online payment prior to beginning of the course. MIT will not permit students to attend classes without proof of payment.All courses are limited to 32 students and take place over four days. Classes run from 8.15 am to 4.45 pm and total 30 hours by the end of the course.

Please do not pay for a workshop until you have received confirmation from the Faculty of Engineering that you have been enrolled into a MIT workshop. This confirmation  email will also include specific details about the workshop.

MIT block courses Public holiday Start date Finish date
MIT January 1   21 Jan 24 Jan
MIT January 2 Monday, 28 January 29 Jan 1 Feb
MIT February 1 Wednesday, 6 February
4 Feb 8 Feb
MIT April 1   15 April 18 April
MIT July 1   2 July 5 July
MIT July 2   8 Jul 11 Jul
MIT July 3   15 Jul 18 Jul
MIT September 1   2 Sep 5 Sep
MIT September 2   9 Sep 12 Sep
MIT November 1   25 Nov 28 Nov
MIT December 1   2 Dec 5 Dec