New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade)

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

It is recommended that people enrolling in a programme leading to this qualification will hold the National Certificate in Education Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 [Ref: 0973] or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the mechanical engineering industry with skilled tradespeople who are able to safely and independently perform engineering tasks within their chosen discipline, to industry standards.

This qualification is designed for people working in the industry and will typically be achieved in a workplace environment whilst completing a New Zealand Apprenticeship.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$34,000

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$43,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

59%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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Clutha District Council: Tuapeka County Bursary Fund

Provided by:

Clutha District Council - Corporate Services Administrator

Website:

https://www.cluthadc.govt.nz/your-district/funding-schemes/Pages/default.aspx

Value:

Minimum bursary of $1000 is available annually.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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