Put your new skills into practice and work on customers’ vehicles in a safe and unpressured environment in our on-site workshop Te Whare Pūkaha, The Engine Room.
Technology may be changing but skilled automotive engineers who are tech-savvy and know their way around a vehicle are in demand.
Gain the skills required to safely and effectively diagnose and repair faults that are commonly found on light vehicles, and get up to speed with the latest automotive technologies and new generation hi-tech, hi-spec vehicles.
- Effective Workplace Maintenance and Safety
- High Risk Automotive Systems Safety
- Engine Systems
- Fuel and Emission Systems
- Driveline Systems
- Transmission Systems
- Climate Control
- Vehicle Safety Systems
- Body Control Systems
- Wiring Systems
- Braking Systems
- Suspension Systems
- Steering Systems
- Wheels and Tyres
- New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3); or
- Evidence of equivalent skills and knowledge.
- Apprentice must be employed in a light automotive engineering workshop.
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.