New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Advanced)

Competenz

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering

Qualification

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Entry requirements

People enrolling into programmes 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]
- Other 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,
fabrication, refrigeration and air conditioning, and mechanical building services, 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 of mechanical engineering, construction, manufacturing, fabrication,
refrigeration and air conditioning, and mechanical building services.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to work independently as advanced tradespeople in their chosen
discipline in the mechanical engineering, fabrication, construction, manufacturing, mechanical building
services, or refrigeration and air conditioning industries.

What graduates earn

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

$45,000

Median earnings one year after study

$47,000

Median earnings two years after study

$62,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

64%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Methanex Undergraduate Scholarships

Provided by:

Petroleum Skills Association NZ

Value:

$5,000

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Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

https://sites.google.com/site/katesheppardawar/

Value:

$2,500

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

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Fax: (09) 539 9899
Email: info@competenz.org.nz
Web: http://www.competenz.org.nz

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