New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)

  • July 2019
  • Level 3
  • 1 year full-time
    Available in New Plymouth
  • $6,757 - Domestic student (2019)
    Zero Fees for full-time programmes starting in July 2019
    $POA - International student

Qualification overview

This qualification aims to give students basic workplace skills for mechanical engineering, welding and fabrication. The qualification may be used as the first stage of an apprenticeship or as the basis for further training. It is designed for both school leavers and more mature students.

    

Zero Fees for full-time programmes starting in July - find out more here

Examples of class projects:


Air Engine


A variety of chairs


Outdoor oven


Stool


Plumb bob


Toolbox


Vice

 

 

Entry requirements

• NCEA Level 1 and must include NCEA Level 1 requirements for Literacy and Numeracy; or
• Equivalent NZQF Unit Standards including equivalent Literacy and Numeracy credits; or
• Equivalent knowledge, life skills, work experience or study; or
• Complete a challenge assessment such as to suggest likelihood of successful programme completion. Any students applying under this section must attend an interview prior to enrolling.

 

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Career Options

CNC Machine Operator, Mould and Core Maker, Furnace Operator, Machine Operator, Specialist Production Welder, Metal Worker/Fabricator, Ducting Fabricator, Pipe Fitter/Welder, Metal Polisher and Pattern Maker Trade Assistant.

Further study options

Engineering apprenticeships and trade certificates.