National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 4) Light Vehicle Strand

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CertificatePart time - 18 months

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NC1422

Domestic

$2,200 - $2,800

Starts

February, July

International

Please enquire

Credits

132

Course related costs

Advised before enrolment

Level

4

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Christchurch - Ensors Road

Content

You will graduate as a completely capable and qualified technician with our certificate giving you in-depth automotive training.

This programme provides the skills and knowledge required to work as a technician in the automotive industry, undertaking diagnostics and complex repair work at an intermediate to advanced level. It also covers the areas of customer interaction including scheduling work and completing quotations for jobs.

You must have access to a computer and the internet to complete this programme.

In order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 132 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • You must have completed the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 3) Light Vehicle Strand prior to enrolling in this programme. English requirements may also apply (see below).

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • IELTS 5.5 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in speaking, 5.0
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: If you have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements you are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
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Selection criteria

Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form

If you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this national certificate.

Application documents

Career opportunities

This nationally recognised qualification enables you to apply for assistant technician positions in specialist auto electrical businesses, or in mechanical repair workshops that undertake a wider scope of work.

Study pathways

Study pathways include the National certificate in Motor Industry (Advanced Technical) (Level 5) with strands in automotive electrical and mechanical, and collision repair.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics