Mechanical Trades

With a shortage of qualified mechanical engineers nation-wide, you'll have excellent job prospects - now's the time to kick-start your career in mechanical engineering.
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Take your passion for solving problems, welding, and working with metal, machines and people and turn it into a rewarding career. There’s a shortage of qualified mechanical engineers in New Zealand, so you’ll have excellent job prospects as a graduate. 

NMIT offers a New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) which prepares you for entry- level employment or pathway into either the New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 4), or New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Level 4). 

The Level 4 programmes are for students who have secured an apprenticeship in the industry. These programmes will ensure you acquire the required knowledge and skills necessary to become trade qualified. 

Be part of an industry at the forefront of change and innovation by working and studying to be a mechanical engineer. choose further study in careers such as aviation engineering or maritime engineering. 

All of these certificate programmes are eligible for fees-free for domestic students under the Targeted Training Apprenticeship Fund

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