New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) Part Time

Study light automotive engineering and learn from the best. Get the diagnostic skills needed to work on a range of light vehicles. Through block courses and part-time study with evening classes, you'll be able to complete study while continuing to work with your employer. It's the best of both worlds.

What you will learn

Develop your diagnostic skills while working in our diagnosing and repairing labs. Learn about engine systems, engine maintenance, steering, suspension and braking systems and electrical and electronic components.

  • Effective workplace maintenance and safety
  • High-risk automotive systems and safety
  • Engine systems
  • Fuel and emission systems
  • Driveline systems
  • Transmissions systems
  • Climate control
  • Vehicle safety systems
  • Body control systems
  • Wiring systems
  • Braking systems
  • Suspension systems
  • Steering systems
  • Wheels and tyres

Entry requirements

All students must be employed in an appropriate automotive job full-time to complete this programme, as well as the below criteria:

  • Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3), or equivalent skills and knowledge. 

Funding your study

Government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF) 

*This programme is FREE under TTAF, covering, compulsory tuition fees, compulsory course costs and compulsory student services fees. Visit tec.govt.nz for more information about TTAF. 

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec.

From 2023, WelTec and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by WelTec and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.

Have a question or feedback?

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