NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Manufacturing and Technology Sector

NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Manufacturing and Technology Sector

Sample a range of skills within the automotive and mechanical engineering industries, while gaining NCEA Level 2 at the same time. Students will learn about engines, brake systems, machining, panel and paint, metalwork and fastening. Learn how to safely use and maintain tools, make calculations and choose materials to complete projects. After completing this programme, students can then go on to study their trade of choice.

What you will learn

Gain NCEA Level 2 and the skills needed to work in an entry-level position in the automotive, motor body, or engineering industries.

  • Starter skills for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries
  • Engines, panel and paint, machining, metalwork and welding
  • Produce engineering sketches
  • Explain technical terms
  • Health and safety

Career options

The Right Start programme is a good way to prepare for an apprenticeship. Or specialise with a further study option.

  • Mechanic
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Welder
  • Auto refinisher
  • Panel beater

Entry requirements

Under 20

Open entry

20+

Open entry

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec. 

On 1 September 2022the operations of WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga)As part of this, all existing WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.  

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