ProgrammeFull time - 34 weeks
Annual Fees(indicative 2017)
|National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 3) 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 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.
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
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.
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
|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|