National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 3) YG.xml National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 3) YG

Qualifications and courses Study options
Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering YG

ProgrammeFull time - 34 weeks

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Qualification name

National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 3) YG Please Enquire

Programme code

NC1421

Starts

February

Credits

120

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

This programme is not available to international students

Provider

Timaru

For more information visit

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Programme Content

Gain the skills to work in the automotive industry specialising in light vehicles.

Advance your job prospects and scope for getting the apprenticeship you want with our automotive certificate taught by industry experts.

This programme equips you with the skills and knowledge to carry out general service work in an automotive workshop or a service bay with minimal supervision.

Areas covered include basic knowledge and skills in automotive electrics, fuel systems, engines and exhausts; inspecting vehicles for mechanical and electrical faults; fault repair in mechanical and electrical systems; tools and equipment used in the industry; quality control, legislation and industry standards; business responsibilities towards customers; health and safety, communication and self-management.

In order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.

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
  • 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.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.0 ACADEMIC

LISTENING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

SPEAKING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please complete:

  • an application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

With an automotive apprenticeship you can be a mechanical diagnostics or electronics technician and work with cars every day. You could begin working on cars, trucks or agricultural vehicles, then with specific study move into mechanical or electrical repairs on heavy industrial vehicles for civil contracting and mining companies.

Study pathways

This programme shares some standards in common with other qualifications to provide multiple entry points into the industry and prepares you for further National Certificates in the motor industry.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
24457 Demonstrate knowledge of light vehicle tyres and wheels 1 4 4
21869 Remove and replace road wheels in the motor industry 2 1 1
21722 Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry 1 2 2
21721 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle steering and suspension systems 1 2 2
21720 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle braking systems 1 2 2
21689 Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic brake fluid, fluid replacement, and brake bleeding procedures 1 2 2
21679 Demonstrate knowledge of interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor industry 2 2 2
5466 Remove and replace light vehicle brake pads and shoes 3 2 2
242 Change the fluid and bleed a brake hydraulic system 8 2 2
3877 Demonstrate knowledge of protecting vehicle electronics in the motor industry 6 2 2
7123 Apply a problem solving method to a problem 6 2 2
21667 Demonstrate knowledge of testing automotive electrical circuits 1 3 3
21675 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive batteries 1 2 2
21676 Select test equipment and test an automotive electrical circuit 1 4 4
21707 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive electrical principles 1 6 6
233 Service an automotive battery 8 2 2
3856 Identify emergency procedures in the motor and related industries 8 2 2
24302 Demonstrate knowledge of disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling an engine cylinder head 1 2 2
24287 Demonstrate knowledge of disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling an engine short block 1 2 2
21672 Demonstrate knowledge of new and emerging technology in the motor industry 1 5 5
21673 Demonstrate knowledge of maintaining stock security in the motor and related industries 1 2 2
21674 Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in the motor industry 1 2 2
21668 Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning automotive components 2 2 2
924 Clean automotive components and maintain cleaning equipment 5 1 1
244 Disassemble and reassemble a four cylinder four stroke engine to a running state 9 6 6
231 Explain the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines 9 4 4
26552 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them 3 1 1
26551 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions 2 1 1
24234 Perform minor servicing tasks on a petrol fuel system 1 2 2
21692 Perform minor servicing tasks on a diesel fuel system 1 2 2
21687 Demonstrate knowledge of basic tuning on a four stroke petrol engine 2 3 3
21677 Demonstrate knowledge of a diesel fuel system 1 2 2
3400 Check a four stroke petrol engine for condition using hand held test equipment 3 4 4
243 Carry out basic tuning on a four stroke petrol engine under supervision 9 4 4
240 Demonstrate knowledge of petrol fuel systems 8 3 3
21859 Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application 1 2 2
21669 Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applications 2 2 2
21685 Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry 1 3 3
21682 Demonstrate knowledge of an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry 1 2 2
21671 Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry 1 4 4
21670 Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry 2 3 3
918 Demonstrate knowledge of light vehicle final drive assembly operation 4 4 4
239 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive manual transmissions 8 2 2
229 Identify the general locations and functions of motor vehicle systems and main components 9 4 4
21718 Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor and related industries 1 2 2
21717 Service automotive cooling systems 2 3 3
21716 Select and apply lubricants and sealants for automotive and related industry applications 2 1 1
21686 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems 2 2 2
21680 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive lubricants and sealants 2 2 2
16113 Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in an automotive workshop 5 2 2
249 Carry out automotive industry personal workplace requirements 9 5 5
21858 Demonstrate good work habits and perform safe work practices in the motor and related industries 1 4 4
15406 Carry out general service checks on light vehicles 3 2 2
7118 Manage own learning programme 5 3 3
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