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Certificate in Automotive Engineering

STARTS: February 2021
Sullivan Ave, Timaru

Get your career in automotive engineering off to the best start.

This automotive qualification is designed to give you all the fundamental knowledge required to start work in the industry. This is achieved through a combination of the theoretical knowledge and practical hands-on tasks similar to the daily tasks undertaken in the industry.

Full time 1 year and part-time up to 2 years.

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$2,240 - $2,640 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year

This programme has open entry. English language requirements apply.

In addition, you need to be physically able to undertake the practical components of the programme.

Hold, or be working towards a Class 1 drivers licence.

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

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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Career opportunities

This pretrade qualification will enable you to carry out supervised work in the industry, and help you along the pathway toward full trade qualification. As a graduate of this programme, you can seek work within an established workshop, with a view to gaining an apprenticeship.

Study pathways

This qualification enables you to progress into further study in the Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4).

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

FULL-TIME - 1 Year

Get your career in automotive engineering off to the best start.

Information
Type Certificate
Code NZ3097
Next Starts February 2021
Credits 120
Level 3
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ3097-STRU

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$2,240 - $2,640 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$320 per year
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Additional Entry Requirements

In addition, you need to be physically able to undertake the practical components of the programme.

Hold, or be working towards a Class 1 drivers licence.

See overview for more

Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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