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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Wheel Alignment (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 130
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Automotive Engineering and Technology » Vehicle Mechanics
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification provides the automotive engineering industry with individuals who have attained the knowledge and skills to complete heavy vehicle and trailer wheel alignment.

This qualification is aimed at people working in the heavy vehicle and trailer wheel alignment sector of the automotive industry.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to work independently and may take some responsibility for the work of others.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Respond to health and safety and technical issues as required to maintain a safe and effective wheel alignment workplace.
- Apply the appropriate precautionary measures when carrying out heavy vehicle and trailer wheel alignment procedures in a wheel alignment workshop.
- Apply knowledge of diagnostic procedures in steering, suspension, braking, driveline, hydraulics, electrical and electronic systems to carry out a wheel alignment on heavy vehicles, and heavy trailers.
Education pathways
This qualification can lead to automotive engineering and business qualifications at Level 5 and above including the New Zealand Diploma in Business (Level 5) with strands in Accounting, Administration and Technology, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Management, Marketing and Sales, and Project Management [Ref: 2459].
Employment pathways
Graduates will be able to work in a range of workplaces in positions that involve carrying out heavy vehicle and trailer wheel alignments, for example as a heavy wheel alignment technician.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
N/A
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 4057
Status Current
Created July 2019
Next Review July 2024
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