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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Level 5)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 80
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Automotive Engineering and Technology » Vehicle Mechanics
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification provides the heavy automotive engineering industry with individuals who have attained the knowledge and skills to carry out advanced diagnostics and repair work.

This qualification is at aimed at people working, or wishing to work, in an advanced technical role within a heavy automotive context.

Graduates may have some responsibility for representing the business and for the overall performance of the workshop.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Oversee team responsibilities and ensure compliance with legislative and company requirements to maintain a safe and effective workplace.
- Interact with customers as a representative of a company to provide estimates, technical information and advice.
- Carry out failure cause and effect analyses concerning metal fatigue.
- Test, diagnose and repair advanced components and systems in heavy vehicles, plant or equipment.
Education pathways
This qualification follows on from the New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Level 4) with strands in Road Transport, Plant and Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, and Materials Handling [Ref: 3118] and can lead to a business management qualification.
Entry Requirements
.Prerequisite:
- New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Level 4) with strands in Road Transport, Plant and Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, and Materials Handling [Ref: 3118] is a prerequisite to enrolment in this qualification, or equivalent skills and experience.
- a Class 4 licence for the Road Transport strand
- W, T, R endorsements for Plant and Equipment strand
- F endorsement for Materials Handling strand
Education Organisation MITO New Zealand Incorporated
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3119
Status Current
Created December 2015
Next Review December 2020
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