Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive
Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

Vocational Pathways Manufacturing and Technology- Automotive

Gain knowledge of motor systems and automotive operations. Learn about the functions of both petrol and diesel engines as well as ignition systems, manual transmissions and safe working practices in an automotive workshop.

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Key Details
Invercargill
Qualification:
Certificate
Level:
2
Credits:
80
Duration:

26 weeks full-time

Study Modes:
On Campus
Dates:

2021 Semester 1: 08 March to 03 September

Fees:

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • This course is FREE and there are no direct material costs 

International Fees

  • Gain knowledge of motor systems and automotive operations. Learn about the functions of both petrol and diesel engines as well as ignition systems, manual transmissions and safe working practices in an automotive workshop.
  • Learners will be provided with relevant skills and work ready attributes to prepare them to enter a range of industries in entry level positions, or progress to further study.
  • New ways for learners to achieve NCEA Level 2 and develop pathways that progress to further study, training and employment.

Compulsory - Numeracy/Literacy unit standards student must complete 

26622 Write to communicate ideas for a purpose and audience

26623 Use number to solve problems

26624 Read texts with understanding

26625 Actively participate in spoken interactions

26626 Interpret statistical information for a purpose

26627 Use measurement to solve problems

 

Compulsory -  Automotive unit standards student must complete

243 Carry out basic tuning on a four-stroke petrol engine under supervision

244 Disassemble and reassemble a four-cylinder four stroke engine to a running state

4435 Select, use, and care for engineering dimensional measuring equipment

15849 Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work

21671 Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry

21672 Demonstrate knowledge of new and emerging technology in the motor industry

21674 Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in the motor industry

21679 Demonstrate knowledge of interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor industry

21685 Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry

21687 Demonstrate knowledge of basic tuning on a four-stroke petrol engine

21688 Demonstrate knowledge of disassembling and reassembling a four stroke multi-cylinder engine

21692 Perform minor servicing tasks on a diesel fuel system

21722 Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry

21859 Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application

21869 Remove and replace road wheels on a vehicle

21911 Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites

21912 Apply safe working practices on an engineering worksite

29579 Demonstrate knowledge of good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industry

29580 Demonstrate good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industry

30475 Demonstrate knowledge of motor industry engineering tasks

30476 Demonstrate knowledge of tools and equipment used in the motor industry

Graduates will have developed the skills and knowledge to be employed under supervision in a range of entry level positions within the industry. Further study may include progression to Level 3 New Zealand Certificates.

Within the vocational pathway programme, learners will gain knowledge and understanding upon which to base their career development decisions, whether this be gaining employment experience, tertiary study at higher levels, trade qualifications, or any combination of these. For more information on Vocational Pathways and the different careers that this course can lead to, please visit http://vp.org.nz/#/

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years or over at the time of commencing study, or 15 years with a school leaving certificate
  • Be proficient in the English language (both written and spoken)
  • Not hold NCEA Level 2 or similar qualifications

Enrolment may be subject to an interview process.

To satisfactorily complete the Vocational Pathway programmes and receive the relevant Vocational Pathway NCEA level 2 and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve: -

  • A minimum of 80 credits in accordance with the relevant Programme Schedule for the Vocational Pathway programmes.
  •  The student will normally be expected to complete the Vocational Pathway programmes full-time over 26 weeks.

Please Note: Students failing to engage in study as per programme requirements may forfeit zero fees entitlement.

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