New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Collision Repair (Non-Structural Repairer)

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

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Entry requirements

Qualification in the New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3) [Ref: 3008], or equivalent skills and knowledge, is a prerequisite to this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the automotive collision repair industry with individuals who have attained the knowledge and skills required to work as either automotive collision repair non-structural repairer or a structural repair technician.

Non-structural repairer graduates will be able to repair and replace non-critical structural elements. Structural repair technician graduates of this qualification will be able to repair and replace critical and non-critical structural elements and may have some responsibility for the workplace as well as for the performance and safety of others.

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 Automotive Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

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