ProgrammeFull time - 34 weeks
Annual Fees(indicative 2017)
|Certificate in Automotive Heavy Engineering (YG)||Please enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|This programme is not available to international students|
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Gain skills to work in the heavy automotive area.
Combine your interest and skills in production, engineering, trucks, large agricultural machinery and other heavy vehicles with this pre-trade qualification and specialise in automotive heavy engineering.
You will cover a wide range of heavy equipment topics through both theory and practical learning. To ensure you gain a thorough understanding of automotive engineering the initial part of this programme is studied alongside other motor industry programmes.
Once this part is completed your specialist study begins, and you will have the opportunity to decide which section of the industry you would prefer to focus on.
By successfully completing this programme you will have completed some of the compulsory core and core elective sections of the Level 3 National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering).
The programme is designed to help you gain an apprenticeship and give you a head start into employment. You will use industry-standard equipment in our specialist workshop and complete work placement to ensure you have plenty of experience when applying for apprenticeships or employment.
This programme covers:
- Work safety and emergency procedures
- Measuring, testing, diagnosing and repairing electrical, electronic, wiring and lighting systems
- Testing, diagnosing and servicing cooling systems
- Knowledge of internal combustion engines
- Knowledge of drive line components
- Inspecting, testing, diagnosing and repairing diesel fuel injection systems and intake and exhaust systems
- Knowledge of automotive heavy equipment braking systems and hydraulic systems
- Applying lubricants, sealants and service bearings
- Understanding technical data and language in the area of automotive heavy engineering.
- Welding using, gas, manual arc and gas metal arc.
To complete this Youth programme you are required to do the NZQF unit standards outlined in the table below. The credits above are Ara credits which you will receive upon completion of this programme. Please note the number of credits may be different.
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.
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.
OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS
To apply for this programme please complete:
- an application form
Study pathways include the National Certificates in Motor Industry (Automotive Heavy Engineering) Level 3 and 4.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits||Level 4 Credits|
|24093||Rectify simple vehicle lighting faults and adjust vehicle lamps||1||3||3|
|24092||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive lighting systems and headlamp adjustment||1||2||2|
|21675||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive batteries||1||2||2|
|898||Identify a wiring diagram and translate information to a circuit in the motor and related industries||4||3||3|
|21707||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive electrical principles||1||6||6|
|21676||Select test equipment and test an automotive electrical circuit||1||4||4|
|21667||Demonstrate knowledge of testing automotive electrical circuits||1||3||3|
|5742||Protect electronics when servicing or repairing a vehicle or machine in the motor industry||4||2||2|
|234||Describe automotive starting and charging systems and their operation||8||4||4|
|2990||Read texts to research information||6||4||4|
|16113||Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in an automotive workshop||8||2||2|
|3856||Identify emergency procedures in the motor and related industries||8||2||2|
|249||Carry out automotive industry personal workplace requirements||9||5||5|
|231||Explain the operation of two and four stroke petrol and engines||9||4||4|
|21717||Service automotive cooling systems||2||3||3|
|24269||Demonstrate knowledge of cooling system operation and factors that affect system efficiency on vehicles or machines||1||4||4|
|24275||Disassemble, and assemble, an engine short block under general supervision||1||3||3|
|24393||Heat metal automotive components to aid disassembly and assembly in the motor and related industries||1||2||2|
|24373||Demonstrate knowledge of the manual metal arc welding process in the motor industry||1||2||2|
|24372||Manual metal arc weld automotive components||1||4||4|
|23992||Use and maintain a gas metal arc welding (GMAW) plant in the motor and related industries||1||5||5|
|21685||Use an oxyacetylene welding plant in the motor industry||1||3||3|
|21670||Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry||2||2||2|
|21668||Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning automotive components||2||2||2|
|21718||Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor and related industries||1||2||2|
|21671||Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry||1||4||4|
|924||Clean automotive components and maintain cleaning equipment||5||1||1|
|15476||Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic brakes on heavy vehicles and machines||3||4||4|
|21720||Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle braking systems||1||2||2|
|24419||Inspect and repair foundation (drum) brakes on heavy vehicles and machines||1||3||3|
|23927||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive hydraulic principles, practices, systems and components||1||4||4|
|23928||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive hydraulic circuit diagrams and oil requirements||1||3||3|
|2318||Describe the construction and operation of heavy vehicle and equipment manual transmissions||3||4||4|
|21716||Select and apply lubricants and sealants for automotive and related industry applications||2||1||1|
|21680||Demonstrate knowledge of automotive lubricants and sealants||2||2||2|
|2322||Carry out general service checks on heavy vehicles or equipment||3||4||4|
|21692||Perform minor servicing tasks in a diesel fuel system||1||2||2|
|21677||Demonstrate knowledge of a diesel fuel system||1||2||2|
|15403||Test and diagnose fuel injection systems, and repair fuel delivery systems||2||4||4|
|24432||Demonstrate knowledge of heavy vehicle suspension systems and identifying suspension failure||1||3||3|