NCEA Vocational Pathway Automotive – Level 2

The programme offers learners National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 aligned with Manufacturing and Technology vocational pathway.

Course Features

Level

2

Duration

26 weeks full time

Credits

80

Eligibility

NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident

Campus

Mangere, Kelston, Papakura

Starts

July 22nd, August 26th, Sep 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 25th and Dec 9th

Fees

Zero Fees* ( Conditions Apply)

Course Details

This programme will provide underpinning knowledge required for further education and employment in the automotive engineering industry. It has unit standards that are recognised by automotive engineering industry as useful and also incorporate relevant numeracy and literacy standards to develop skills that are required to pursue further education, apprenticeship or career opportunities.

The programme offers learners National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 aligned with Manufacturing and Technology vocational pathway.

  • Identify the general locations and functions of motor vehicle systems and main components
  • Service an automotive battery
  • Carry out basic tuning on a four-stroke petrol engine under supervision
  • Prepare a vehicle and/or machine for use and shutdown after use
  • Carry out automotive industry personal workplace requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of protecting vehicle electronics in the motor industry
  • Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in an automotive workshop
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning automotive components
  • Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applications
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry
  • Clean automotive components and maintain equipment
  • Describe automotive ignition systems and their operation
  • Demonstrate knowledge of new and emerging technology in the motor industry
  • Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in the motor industry
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a diesel fuel system
  • Demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic tuning on a four-stroke petrol engine
  • Perform minor servicing tasks on a diesel fuel system
  • Select and apply lubricants and sealants for automotive and related industry applications
  • Service automotive cooling systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle steering and suspension systems
  • Demonstrate good work habits and perform safe work practices in the motor and related industries
  • Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application
  • Use number to solve problems
  • Interpret statistical information for a purpose
  • Use measurements to solve problems
  • Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience
  • Read texts with understanding
  • Actively participate in spoken interactions
  • Domestic students only; NZ citizens or permanent residents.
  • Entry into this course is open. An interest in the Manufacturing and Technology Sector would be an advantage. All applicants must be 16 years and over. There may be further restrictions when this course is offered under a Tertiary Education Commission Contract.

Academic Pathway

This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3).

Employment Pathway

This qualification can lead to apprenticeships in the automotive engineering field or supervised entry level roles in the industry.

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Accreditation

Growth. Innovation. Trust

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