New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Introduction to Automotive and Engineering.xml New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills - Introduction to Automotive and Engineering

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CertificateFull time – 6 Months

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2862

Domestic

Starts

February, July

International

Credits

60

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

2

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

This programme is not available to international students

Location

Christchurch - Ensors Road, Timaru

Content

Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practial skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.

Gain an insight into an exciting career in both the automotive and engineering trades.

Apply and gain hands on skills in MIG welding, Collision Repair, machine and hand tool operation, general engineering tasks, balance and fit road wheels.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 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
  • If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and are between 16 to 19 years old, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please complete:

  • A Youth Guarantee application form

Application documents

Career opportunities

Further study can lead to employment in the engineering or automotive trades industries.

Study pathways

On completion of this programme you will have the opportunity to specialise in either Automotive Trades or Engineering. On successful completion of this programme you can continue with further study including:

  • National Certificate in Automotive Level 3 (NC1421)
  • Certificate in Engineering (Fabrication) Level 3 (CH3879)
  • Certificate in Engineering (Welding and Structural Steel) Level 3 (CH3941)
  • Certificate in General Engineering Level 3 (CH3962)
  • National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Body) (Collision Repair or Refinishing) Level 3