Graduates could progress to the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 5) if they wished to continue studying or alternatively would be qualified to take on senior positions in an automotive workshop.
- A Level 3 qualification in Automotive Engineering (such as the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering Level 3) OR evidence of equivalent skills and knowledge.
- A Managed Apprentice must be employed in an automotive engineering workplace.
- If English is not your first language, you must provide:
- New Zealand University Entrance OR
- Overall Academic IELTS 5.5 with no individual band score lower than 5.0 (achieved in one test completed in the last two years), OR
- Acceptable alternative evidence of the required IELTS (see here for NZQA proficiency table and here for list of recognised proficiency tests).
If you need to improve your English Language skills, we offer a wide range of English programmes.
You will study
|Effective Workplace Maintenance and Safety||4||15|
|Steering and Suspension||4||15|
|Braking and Electronic Control||4||15|
|Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning||4||15|
|Starting, Charging and Batteries||4||20|
|Petrol Fuel and Emission Control Systems||4||15|
|Body Control Electronics and System Software||4||20|
|High Voltage Systems||4||15|
|Diesel Fuel and Emission Control Systems||4||15|
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While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.