Vocational Pathway - Manufacturing and Technology Sector (Level 2)
About the programme
In this programme you’ll build your own fuel-powered bike which you will get to keep at the end of the year. You’ll learn automotive, electrical, engineering, panel beating and industrial spray-painting skills as you work through the process of building your bike.
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: 33
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
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 Y ear 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||10||2||4||TE00229B|
|02387||Assemble mechanical components under supervision||7||2||2||TC02387|
|02395||Select, use, and care for, engineering hand tools||9||2||4||TE02395B|
|15849||Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work||6||2||2||TE15849|
|18243||Construct simple electronic products from supplied circuit schematics||7||2||6||TE18243|
|21671||Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry||2||2||4||TE21671B|
|21679||Demonstrate knowledge of interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor industry||2||2||2||TE21679|
|29674||DKO mechanical fasteners used in mechanical engineering||1||2||3||TC29674|
|21718||Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor and related industries||2||2||2||TE21718|
|21722||Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry||1||2||2||TE21722|
|21911||Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites||3||2||2||T21911|
|Total NZQA Credits||33|
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