New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) - Christchurch

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

12 March to 12 December 2018

Duration:

One year full time - three days per week class time, two days work experience

Location: Christchurch
Credits: 120

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Follow workplace policies, procedures and relevant regulations to work safely and effectively in the collision repair and automotive refinishing industry
  • Apply fundamental collision repair knowledge to remove and replace vehicle components to assist with collision repair
  • Apply fundamental automotive refinishing knowledge to repair minor damage and prepare vehicle components for refinishing work

US3856 Identify emergency procedures in the motor and related industries

US5467 01 3 Remove and replace light vehicle bolt-on mechanical components
US5740 01 6 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle identification plates and specifications
US5742 01 5 Protect electronics when servicing or repairing a vehicle or machine in the motor industry
US5744 01 5 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle body construction, and the effect of impact on vehicles
US5766 01 5 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle safety systems and working on damaged systems
US21670 01 3 Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry
US21682 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry
US21683 02 2 Demonstrate knowledge of MIG welding in the motor industry
US21684 02 2 Use a MIG welding plant in the motor industry
US21685 01 1 Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry
US21694 01 1 Mask a repair for priming; and prime, fill, and sand a repair in the motor body industry
US21698 02 2 Remove and replace exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry
US21699 02 2 Prepare a painted surface and prepare bare metal for painting in the motor body industry
US21700 01 2 Store and use hazardous materials in the motor and related industries
US21701 01 2 Demonstrate knowledge of exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry
US21702 02 2 Demonstrate knowledge of preparing a vehicle body surface for painting, and preparing bare metal
US21703 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of masking, and primers, and primer fillers in the motor body industry
US21704 01 2 Demonstrate knowledge of removing and replacing damaged bolted-on motor body panels
US21705 02 2 Demonstrate knowledge of fillers, and filling and sanding a repair in the motor industry
US21706 01 1 Use and maintain a suction feed spray gun in the motor body industry
US21709 01 2 Remove and replace damaged bolted-on motor body panels in the motor body industry
US21710 02 2 Fill and sand a repair in the motor industry
US21714 01 2 Demonstrate knowledge of fastening systems used in the motor industry
US21715 01 2 Select and use fastening systems in the motor industry
US21718 02 2 Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor industry
US23976 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of a hydraulic jack and attachments in the motor industry
US23977 01 2 Use and maintain a hydraulic jack and attachments in the motor industry
US23983 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle bumpers
US24000 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle restraint systems
US24002 01 2 Mask an area for two pack painting in the automotive refinishing industry
US24004 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of primers, fillers, and sealers in the automotive refinishing industry
US24005 01 2 Use primers, fillers, and sealers, and prepare paint for top coats in the automotive refinishing industry
US24008 01 2 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive spray guns, spraying and spray gun defects, and spray gun maintenance
US24023 01 2 Demonstrate knowledge of methods of and precautions when removing paint from vehicle body panel surfaces
US24024 01 2 Remove paint from vehicle panels
US29579 01 1 Demonstrate knowledge of good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industry
US29580 01 1 Demonstrate good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industr

US229  Identify the general locations and functions of  motor vehicle systems and main components

US945  Remove and replace fixed and movable  automotive glass

US3856  Identify emergency procedures in the motor and related industries

US5467 Remove and replace light vehicle bolt-on mechanical components

US5740 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle identification plates and specifications

US5742 Protect electronics when servicing or repairing a vehicle or machine in the motor industry

US5744 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle body construction, and the effect of impact on vehicles

US5766 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle safety systems and working on damaged systems

US21670 Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry

US21682 Demonstrate knowledge of an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry

US21683 Demonstrate knowledge of MIG welding in the motor industry

US21684 Use a MIG welding plant in the motor industry

US21685 Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry

US21694 Mask a repair for priming; and prime, fill, and sand a repair in the motor body industry

US21698 Remove and replace exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry

US21699 Prepare a painted surface and prepare bare metal for painting in the motor body industry

US21700 Store and use hazardous materials in the motor and related industries

US21701 Demonstrate knowledge of exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry

US21702 Demonstrate knowledge of preparing a vehicle body surface for painting, and preparing bare metal

US21703 Demonstrate knowledge of masking, and primers, and primer fillers in the motor body industry

US21704 Demonstrate knowledge of removing and replacing damaged bolted-on motor body panels

US21705 Demonstrate knowledge of fillers, and filling and sanding a repair in the motor industry

US21706 Use and maintain a suction feed spray gun in the motor body industry

US21709 Remove and replace damaged bolted-on motor body panels in the motor body industry

US21710 Fill and sand a repair in the motor industry

US21714 Demonstrate knowledge of fastening systems used in the motor industry

US21715 Select and use fastening systems in the motor industry

US21718 Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor industry

US23976 Demonstrate knowledge of a hydraulic jack and attachments in the motor industry

US23977 Use and maintain a hydraulic jack and attachments in the motor industry

US23983 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle bumpers

US24000 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle restraint systems

US24002 Mask an area for two pack painting in the automotive refinishing industry

US24004 Demonstrate knowledge of primers, fillers, and sealers in the automotive refinishing industry

US24005 Use primers, fillers, and sealers, and prepare paint for top coats in the automotive refinishing industry

US24008 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive spray guns, spraying and spray gun defects, and spray gun maintenance

US24023 Demonstrate knowledge of methods of and precautions when removing paint from vehicle body panel surfaces

US24024 Remove paint from vehicle panels

US29579 Demonstrate knowledge of good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industry

US29580 Demonstrate good work habits and safe work practices in the automotive industry

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2018 Direct material costs of $1305 (including GST)

International Fees can be found here

This qualification provides the collision repair and automotive refinishing industry with individuals who have attained the fundamental knowledge and skills required to work as removers/refitters of vehicle components, and/or refinishing preparers.

The qualification is designed for people who are beginning their career in the industry.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.

Applicants under 20 years:

NCEA Level 2 (recommended), minimum 10 credits.

NCEA Level 1 in both literacy and numeracy, three years minimum secondary education and a desire to work in the Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing industry.

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 2 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one's own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

Language requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved an NZQA approved English Proficiency Assessment, or achieved the required score in one of the following internationally recognised English Proficiency tests within the preceding two years:

  • IELTS General or Academic Score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test, pBT, Score of 500 with an essay score of 4 TWE
  • TOEFL Internet based test, iBT, Score of 35 with a writing score of 20
  • University of Cambridge English Examinations FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 for each skill.
  • NZCEL Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace, or Academic
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic, PToE Academic score of 36
  • City and Guilds IESOL B1 Achiever with a score of 43

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English and who are applying to Immigration New Zealand for their first New Zealand student visa must provide evidence of one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with NZQA rules below:

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements or
  • Hold a bachelor's degree of at least 3 years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America or
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA or
  • Have achieved the required score in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years.

To satisfactorily complete New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) and be awarded this qualification the student must have successfully: -

  • Achieved all of the graduate outcomes in the graduate profile showing competence to a minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3).
  • Completed required practical and theoretical course work and assignments.
  • Completed a minimum of 120 hours approved work experience.

The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) full-time over 34 tutorial weeks or part-time over 2 years. 

Please note; students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement.

3 days per week class time: Mon, Tues, Wed, 8.00am-4.30pm

2 days work experience

 

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