Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Manufacturing Gateway 10 week).xml Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Manufacturing Gateway 10 week)

Qualifications and courses Study options
Gateway – Manufacturing – 10 weeks

Programme5 day (30 hours) workshop, 60 hour work placement

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Qualification name

Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Manufacturing Gateway 10 week) Please enquire

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Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

This programme is not available to international students


Christchurch - Ensors Road

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Programme Content

Start a career in manufacturing with essential basic skills.

Topics covered include knowledge of engineering materials, units of measure in engineering, safety on engineering worksites, safe work practices, employee care and timeliness and fasteners used in mechanical engineering.

Programme Structure

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.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must 16 years or over and be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school. If you are currently enrolled at a high school you will need to provide Approval of Enrolment from your school Principal.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills or credits in English rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this course please complete:

  • An application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

With further study, you can gain employment at a supervised entry level within the manufacturing industry. Mechanical engineering, light and heavy fabricators are highly sought after and are paid according to their skills and qualifications.

Study pathways

You can take your study further with the Introduction to Automotive and Engineering, the Level 2 Certificate in Engineering (Fabrication), the Level 3 Certificate in General Engineering or the Certificate in Engineering (Welding and Structural Steel).

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits
4249 Describe care and timeliness as an employee 6 3 3
21912 Apply safe working practices on an engineering worksite 2 2 2
20917 Demonstrate basic knowledge of engineering materials 3 2 2
21909 Demonstrate knowledge of fasteners used in mechanical engineering 2 1 1
21911 Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites 2 2 2
4432 Demonstrate knowledge of, and convert, units of measure used in engineering 7 2 2