New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Building Services (Trade)

Competenz

Subject area

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering & Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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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 construction and infrastructure sectors with skilled tradespeople who are able to safely and independently fabricate, assemble, install, commission, and maintain mechanical service systems.

Mechanical service systems may include: environmental control systems; air conditioning and heating systems; specialist ventilation and fluid conveyancing systems; non-potable water systems; medical and laboratory gas systems.

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.

The 'Mechanical Building Services' industry was formerly known as the 'Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning' industry.

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

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award

Provided by:

Kate Sheppard Memorial Award Trust

Website:

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

Value:

$2,500

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TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit

Website:

http://www.tmi.maori.nz/Scholarships.aspx

Value:

$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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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 526 1800
Phone: 0800 526 1800
Fax: (09) 539 9899
Email: info@competenz.org.nz
Web: http://www.competenz.org.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.

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