Vocational Pathway - Manufacturing and Technology Sector (Level 2)
About the programme
In this hands-on practical course, you will gain entry-level skills by completing 16 weeks of electrical and automotive modules where you dismantle large and small engines, with a further 16 weeks in mechanical engineering, where you will build a project. Personal protective gear will be provided.
Vocational pathway: Manufacturing and technology
Programme code: YP1503
Programme modules: Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and automotive engineering
NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in Year 2)
Entry criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with normal school work. The unit standards achieved at the WTA will count towards NCEA Level 1, 2, or 3.
Number of credits: 29
Duration of programme: 32 weeks. February to November, with the option to re-enrol for a second year in August.
Programme structure: One day per week (8.30am-3pm) during the school term.
Location: Depending on your closest location, it will be one of the following:
- Rotokauri Campus
- Kopu Workshop, 25 Kopu Road, Thames
- Ōtorohanga Workshop, 39 Phillips Avenue, Ōtorohanga
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. Please see your careers advisor.
Year 2 entry criteria: To move on to Year 2, you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one.
|Unit Standard||Title||Version||Level||Credits||Wintec code|
|229||Identify the general locations and functions of motor vehicle systems and main components||11||2||4||TC00229|
|940||Inspect and rectify governor faults on a small engine||6||2||2||TC00940|
|21688||Demonstrate knowledge of disassembling and reassembling a four stroke multi-cylinder engine||4||2||3||TC21688|
|21718||Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor and related industries||2||2||2||TE21718|
|30514||Carry out minor servicing tasks on an ignition system||1||2||2||TC30514|
|02395||Select, use, and care for, engineering hand tools||9||2||4||TE02395B|
|21911||Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites||3||2||2||T21911|
|29730||Apply good work practices when performing basic fabrication operations under supervision||2||2||6||TC29730|
|15849||Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work||6||2||2||TE15849|
|5922||Use cutting tools and machines in the performance of electrical installation and maintenance||7||2||2||TC5922|
|Total NZQA Credits||29|
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