Vocational Pathway - Manufacturing and Technology Sector (Level 2)
About the programme
In this programme, you will build a project gaining knowledge in a variety of skills relating to automotive, electrical, and mechanical engineering. This hands-on practical course provides entry-level skills that can take students to the next level of study or work in manufacturing and technology. 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||10||2||4||TC00229|
|29730||Apply good work practices when performing basic fabrication operations under supervision||2||2||6||TC29730|
|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|
|5922||Use cutting tools and machines in the performance of electrical installation and maintenance||6||2||2||TC5922|
|21688||Demonstrate knowledge of disassembling and reassembling a four stroke multi-cylinder engine||4||2||3||TC21688|
|30514||Carry out minor servicing tasks on an ignition system||1||2||2||TC30514|
|21718||Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous materials used in the motor and related industries||2||2||2||TE21718|
|940||Inspect and rectify governor faults on a small engine||6||2||2||TC00940|
|21911||Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites||3||2||2||T21911|
|Total NZQA Credits||29|
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