New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Advanced)

Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering

Qualification

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Entry requirements

People enrolling in a programme leading to this qualification must hold one of the following qualifications (or equivalent skills and knowledge):
- New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4) with strands in Fitting and Machining, General Engineering, Machining, Maintenance Engineering, Metal Forming, and Toolmaking [Ref: 2714]
- New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4) with strands in Heavy Fabrication, Light Fabrication, and Steel Construction [Ref: 2719]
- New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Building Services (Trade) (Level 4) [Ref: 2717]
- New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trade) (Level 4) [Ref: 2366]
- another recognised New Zealand Level 4 engineering-related qualification.

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 advanced tradespeople who are able to contribute to the success and competitiveness of a business by demonstrating leadership in a technical and/or operational field.

The qualification is designed for people who have already completed a mechanical engineering-related Level 4 trade qualification and wish to further develop their technical and/or operational knowledge and skills within their chosen discipline.

What graduates earn

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

$42,643

Median earnings one year after study

$48,119

Median earnings two years after study

$60,475

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

52%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

Read more

Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.chbdc.govt.nz

Value:

Varies

Read more

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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

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

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