New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Road Transport), (Plant and Equipment)
Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Level 4) (Road Transport), (Plant and Equipment)

  • We are evolving

    From 2023, NMIT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of
    Te Pūkenga, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification. See more here.

  • Locations and dates

    Marlborough:

    1 October 2022
    1 January 2023
    1 April 2023
    1 July 2023
    1 October 2023

    Nelson:

    1 October 2022
    1 January 2023
    1 April 2023
    1 July 2023
    1 October 2023
  • Length

    Apprenticeship programme, varying lengths

  • Total credits

    240

  • Fees

    2022: $152-$305 per course plus student services levy. 2023: Fees TBC

    Compulsory Student Services Levy applies ($2 per credit).

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection.

    View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    NZ3118

Free programme.

If you are servicing and repairing heavy road transport vehicles, this managed apprenticeship programme is for you.

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 30 June 2023. Find full details about the fund here.(external link)  Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.

On successful completion of this programme you will benefit by having an automotive qualification that recognises progression through the industry, as well as increased skills and knowledge to help you increase your job performance. You will be capable of working in a self‐managed capacity and may have some responsibility for the work of others.

You can take  this programme after completing the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3). You can also do it if you have attained equivalent Level 3 skills and experience gained from working within industry, and wish to study towards a formal qualification.

You will need to be in a permanent employment agreement as part of your study in the programme.

This allows you to integrate practical on-site learning with tutorial learning at NMIT. This apprenticeship is a partnership between you, your employer, and NMIT.

You will learn:

  • Effective workplace maintenance and safety
  • High risk automotive safety systems
  • Safe and effective service
  • Repair of vehicles in the context of road transport (trucks, buses, heavy trailers and combination units) – engines,
  • Transmissions
  • Steering and suspension
  • Electrical
  • Foundation and auxiliary braking systems,
  • Hydraulics
  • Towing systems
  • CoF inspections standards
  • Cab safety
  • Body control systems.

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