If you're ready to enter into a work or apprenticeship arrangement with an employer, you can further your understanding of automotive electrical engineering with the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering. You'll find out more about safe and effective diagnosis and repair of electrical and electronics faults in a range of vehicles.
As a graduate of this qualification you will be able to:
- Diagnose, repair, and replace sensors and actuators, control units and associated wiring and communication networks
- Use specialist tools and electrical component diagrams to locate, repair and replace wiring looms
- Design, build, install, test and modify a range of electrical systems, electrical accessory systems, and communication systems
- Learn and work in Mataaho, our brand new building, purpose built for all trades. This includes multiple workshop spaces, as well as the Giltrap Volkswagen sponsored lab with the latest emulation and simulation technologies
- Improved job prospects: This programme is nationally developed and recognised
- We assist you with employment relationships: This means we work with your employer to recognise the work you do on site that contributes to your qualification
- Support and mentoring for students and employers throughout your study
The New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) is a prerequisite for this Level 4 programme.
This programme replaces the National Certificate in Motor Industry (Automotive Electrical Engineering) (Level 4).
Once you’ve successfully completed this programme and your apprenticeship, you'll receive the Level 4 qualification: New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering. From here you will be able to work as a qualified Automotive Electrical Engineer.
How do I gain my qualification?
For this programme, you'll need one of the following:
1. Completed the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3); or
2. Demonstrate the equivalent skills and experience
Don't have NCEA? We also accept:
- Be 20 years or older before the start of the programme
- Provide sufficient evidence of aptitude, appropriate work or other life experience
- Entry by Discretionary Admission
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Effective Workplace Maintenance & Safety (ENVS4501)||15.0 credits (0.125 EFTS)||To enable students to apply knowledge to monitor the automotive workplace to maintain a safe and effective workplace, and respond to issues as required.|