New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the mechanical engineering, construction, manufacturing, and fabrication industries with people who have sufficient underpinning knowledge, understanding, and practical skill to work under limited supervision as operators or trade assistants within their chosen discipline.
This qualification is designed for people already working in the mechanical engineering or engineering fabrication industry or people intending to complete a pre-trade qualification before entering the industry.
Graduates will be capable of performing a defined range of engineering tasks under limited supervision.
Key Information for Students
Applicants under 20 years: NCEA Level 2 (recommended), minimum 10 credits NCEA Level 1 in both literacy and numeracy Three years minimum secondary education Desire to work in the mechanical engineering industry Applicants over 20 years: Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at level 2 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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