Practice Pathway overview

Our staff are committed to making sure our students’ wellbeing and learning requirements are met during their studies. Our lecturers are equipped with extensive industry knowledge and experience, and show a great amount of enthusiasm for the subjects they teach.

Our pathway offers practice-based learning, which means that our students get world class hands-on learning experience, both in the classroom and in our workshops.

We offer a range of study options including Automotive Engineering, Transport Management, and Welding and Fabrication.

Programmes and study path

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
PROGRAMMELEVELDURATIONCAREER OPTIONS
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering31 year full time. Part time options available.Trainee/apprentice mechanic, Trainee/apprentice mechanical engineer
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering31 year full time. Part time options available.Apprentice welding, fabricator, Apprentice mechanical engineer
National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering)4Part-time, ongoingAutomotive electrical engineer
National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Engineering)4Part-time, ongoing
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering4Part-time for up to 5 years.Automotive electrician
New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering4Part-time for up to 5 years.Light Automotive Engineer
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering7Full-time for three years or part-time (day) options availableCar design and building, Vehicle sales and service
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management7Full-time for three years or part-time (day) options availableCar design and building, Vehicle sales and service

Staff