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Certificate in Applied Technology (Automotive Engineering, Autotronics, Boatbuilding, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Carpentry, Marine Engineering Systems, Welding and Fabrication)

Unitec Institute of Technology
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Certificate
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
February July
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,718

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants must be at least 16 years of age on the date of the programme's commencement for the semester in which they wish to enrol (or provide a completed Early Release Exemption form).
  • For Level 4 Certificate programmes applicants must have a minimum of 4 years secondary education, and a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 1 in each of at least two subjects, OR a pass in two subjects in New Zealand School Certificate, OR Unitec Certificate in Foundation Studies: Whitinga (Level 2) in a relevant pathway, OR equivalent.

Special Admission

  • Attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day of the semester in which study for the Certificate is to commence; AND
  • Have provided sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other life experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 12 credits at NCEA Level 1 in English.
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language
    • Completion of NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Level 3 with endorsement of either General or Workplace or Academic;
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of 530 (plus essay TWE of 4.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test ) score of 46 (plus writing score of 20);
    • Level B1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade C OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 47 or higher under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 42;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) B2 Communicator with a score of 42.

Curriculum

  • Automotive Electrical and Electronics
  • Automotive Engines
  • Fuels and Fuel Systems
  • Transmissions and Drivelines
  • Vehicle Braking Systems
  • Vehicle Steering and Stability
  • Vehicle Electronic Controls
  • Business Practice and Vehicle Safety

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