Career Choices Day
Unsure what your future could hold? Wintec’s Career Choices Day provides you with the opportunity to come onto campus and check out areas of study.
The programme is ideal for people wanting to become advanced tradespeople in the mechanical engineering, construction, manufacturing, and fabrication industries.
The programme is designed for people who have already completed a mechanical engineering related Level 4 trade qualification and wish to further develop their technical and/or operational knowledge and skills within their chosen discipline.
|Module Code||Module Title||Level||Credits||Pre-Requisites||Co-Requisites||Assessment Standard|
| MECH501||Health and Safety Legislation||5||10||N/A|
| MECH502||Workplace Operations and Technical Skills||5||40||N/A|
| MECH503||Quality Management Systems||5||10||N/A|
| MECH504||Application of New Technologies||5||5||N/A|
| MECH505||Training and Mentoring for Success||5||5||N/A|
Graduates of this programme will be able to work independently as advanced tradespeople in their chosen discipline in the mechanical engineering, fabrication, construction, manufacturing, mechanical building services, or refrigeration and air conditioning industries.
Specific roles may include: Senior Tradesperson, Specialist Engineer, Process Champion, Maintenance Engineering Supervisor, Predictive Maintenance Specialist, Leading Hand, Team Leader, Workshop Supervisor, Steel Construction Foreman, Site Supervisor/Manager, Technical Advisor, and Welding Supervisor.
Graduates intending to become Certified Engineering Technicians should complete the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice (with strands in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) (Level 6).
General Academic Admission
Candidates are required to have gained one of the following qualifications:
English Language Requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.
Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
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