Institute of Technology or PolytechnicSouthern Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Jan 2023
SIT Christchurch Campus
If you want to get into the Automotive Industry as a Mechanic, then the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) Light is for you.
This pre-apprenticeship qualification will prepare you for the industry and teach you all the automotive engineering fundamentals that you will need to know. Hands-on practical workshops and work experience placements are an essential part of this course.
You will learn how to:
This qualification provides the automotive industry with individuals who can service general automotive systems, and is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry. Graduates of this programme will be able to work under limited supervision.
SIT has some of the best automotive facilities in the country and great relationships with local employers. This course has been endorsed by the MITO and the Automotive Advisory Committee (Invercargill) which represents the local industry.
Why complete a pre-trade course?
When you complete a pre-trade course you receive an industry recognised qualification that can set you on your way to an apprenticeship in your chosen field.
The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) full time over 34 tutorial weeks.
To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully:
Applicants over 20 years:
Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 3 or above, in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years.
English Language requirements: