CertificatePart time - 18 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2016)
Domestic$2,200 - $2,800
Course related costsAdvised before enrolment
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|Christchurch - Ensors Road|
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.
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.
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.
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).
- 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
Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.
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.
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 include the National certificate in Motor Industry (Advanced Technical) (Level 5) with strands in automotive electrical and mechanical, and collision repair.
Recommended school subjects
- Admission & Enrolment Form PDF File: 192.8 KB
Brakes, Steering, Suspension and Final Drives
Climate Control and Restraint Systems
Electronic Control Systems
Emission Control and Cooling Systems
Engine Management, Diagnostics and Repairs
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