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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: February-2020
Campus:
UCOL Whanganui Campus
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Course details

Summary

Get your career started in the automotive industry with UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering.

Learn how to service general automotive systems and gain the essential skills needed for an entry level position in automotive engineering.

Take your passion for cars or bikes, develop technical skills, and hone your problem solving of engineering issues to lay the foundation for an exciting career.

UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering is an ideal place to start in the industry, which is riding the wave of technical innovation.

Career & Study Outcomes

Successful graduates of UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering will have the following theoretical and practical skills:

  • Follow workplace policies, procedures and relevant regulations to work safely and effectively in an automotive workshop
  • Use tools and equipment to complete basic workshop engineering tasks
  • Apply fundamental automotive engineering knowledge to service engine and driveline systems
  • Check operation of and perform minor repairs on electrical systems
  • Apply fundamental automotive engineering knowledge to service steering, suspension and brake systems.

Course Information

  • Automotive Workshop Safety
  • Basic Repair and Modification of Automotive Components
  • Engines
  • Engine Systems
  • Driveline Systems
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Starting and Charging Systems
  • Electronic Controls, High Voltage Systems and HVAC
  • Brake Systems
  • Steering and Suspension Systems

Entry criteria

  • NCEA Level 1 (including 10 Literacy Credits and 10 Numeracy Credits at Level 1) OR
  • Equivalent academic achievement OR
  • On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean

Applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL). IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form (ie combining scores from more than one test is not permissible). TOEFL (iBT): Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14); Cambridge B2 First (for Schools), C1 Advanced, C2 Proficiency: B2 with score of 154; no less than 154 in each skill; OET: Minimum Grade C or 200 in all subtests; PToE (Academic): Score of 36 with no band less than 36.

Under 20 years of age:

For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA equivalency .

Course variations

10-February-2020 - Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)

Campus:
Palmerston North Campus (Main Campus)
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 10-February-2020
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10-February-2020 - UCOL Wairarapa Campus

Campus:
UCOL Wairarapa Campus
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: 10-February-2020
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