ProgrammePart-time, 1 year (while still at school)
Annual Fees(indicative 2019)
|Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Agriculture Engineering)||Advised on enrolment|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|This programme is not available to international students|
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Learn the basics of maintaining and repairing farm machinery
This course covers a combination of basic automotive, engineering and welding skills to start you on the road to being confident in a general workshop.
During the course you'll get some experience on repair and maintenance on small engines and plant. You'll also learn to weld and grasp some basic engineering skills.
This programme is delivered one day per week (Thursdays).
NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification. In some instances you may also receive Ara credits. Ara credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Ara and NZQF credits are unrelated and may be different.
To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
Some programmes require a minimum age of 16. Please enquire.
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.
To apply for this course please complete:
- An application form
This programme could lead onto the New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Vehicles, Machinery, and Infrastructure), New Zealand Certificate in Agriculture (Farming Systems), the Certificate in Automotive Heavy Engineering, the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering), or the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Level 3.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits|
|497||Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements||8||3||3|
|21691||Disassemble and reassemble a single cylinder or multi-cylinder four stroke engine under supervision||2||2||2|
|21671||Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry||3||4||4|
|21907||Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe welding procedures under supervision||2||3||3|
|21670||Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry||3||3||3|
|21669||Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applications||3||2||2|
|24276||Demonstrate knowledge of manual starting systems used on small engines||1||1||1|
|21911||Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites||2||2||2|
|231||Explain the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines||10||4||4|
|940||Inspect and rectify governor faults on a small engine||5||2||2|
|21690||Perform general servicing checks on a motor vehicle||2||3||3|
|247||Prepare a vehicle and/or machine for use and shutdown after use||9||2||2|
|21859||Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application||1||2||2|
|21913||Shift loads in engineering installation, maintenance, and fabrication work||3||2||2|