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Introduction to Agriculture Engineering Level 2 (Dual Enrolment)

Learn the basics of maintaining and repairing farm machinery.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

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 during school term time (Thursdays 9:00am - 3:00pm).

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility. Part-time 1 year (while still at school).

For more information please contact engagement@ara.ac.nz

Fees may apply for International Students

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Unit/
Achievement
Standard
Number
Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
497 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements 8 3 3
21907 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe welding principles and quality assurance under supervision 3 4 4
21911 Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites 3 2 2
21691 Disassemble and reassemble a single cylinder or multi-cylinder four stroke engine under supervision 2 2 2
21913 Shift loads in engineering installation, maintenance, and fabrication work 3 2 2
21670 Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry 3 3 3
21671 Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry 2 4 4
231 Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines 10 4 4
247 Prepare a vehicle and/or machine for use and shutdown after use 9 2 2
940 Inspect and rectify governor faults on a small engine 5 2 2
21669 Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applications 3 2 2
21690 Perform general servicing checks on a motor vehicle 2 3 3
21859 Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application 1 2 2
24276 Demonstrate knowledge of manual starting systems used on small engines 1 1 1
Total: 36 5 31

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Manufacturing and Technology Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Agriculture Engineering)

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Learn the basics of maintaining and repairing farm machinery.

Information
Type Dual Enrolment
Code NCEP2T
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 36
Level 2
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NCEP2T-AGED
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