New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

Manukau Institute of Technology
1 hour
Diploma / certificate
On campus
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About this program

Programme highlights

Get a solid foundation along your chosen road in the automotive industry by developing your engineering skills in either of the following strands:

Light Vehicle Automotive
Heavy/Diesel Vehicle Automotive

Whether you are already working in the industry or not, this qualification will enhance your basic workshop engineering skills, getting them up to industry standard.

All strands cover workshop safety featuring training on the correct policies, procedures and regulations necessary to enable safe and efficient operation in the workplace. Each strand then covers specialist tool and equipment use as well as the study and practical application of the relevant electronic technology, brakes and steering, engines and cooling, transmission and driveline, tuning and fuel, electrical and HVAC systems.

Upon graduation you can continue with study at level 4 attaining further specialist knowledge and skills in automotive engineering, or gain work as an apprentice technician under supervision within your field of expertise.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work in an entry level position in the automotive industry.

Further training or study

Ongoing study is offered and managed through the relevant ITO (Industry Training Organisation). You will need to be employed in your trade to complete Level 4 apprenticeship training. Contact us to find out more about which ITO can support you with your on going study.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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Contact info

Manukau Institute of Technology

Corner of East Tamaki Road and Newbury Street
2023 Auckland
New Zeeland


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