New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator)
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Automotive Vehicle Operations
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the commercial road transport industry with people who have the skills and knowledge to safely and competently operate heavy rigid vehicles or heavy combination vehicles.
This qualification is targeted at new or existing heavy vehicle drivers who wish to gain skills and knowledge beyond those required to be a licence holder. Learners will benefit by having a qualification that enables improved job performance and enhanced employment opportunities in the field of commercial road transport.
This qualification does not permit the holder to drive a motor vehicle on New Zealand roads without a current relevant driver licence issued by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA).
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements: Open entry. Additional requirements: Applicants must have held a current class 1 driver licence for a minimum of six months. Applicants will be required to: - complete a criminal history declaration - provide a current medical certificate as required by NZTA - attend an interview. English Language Requirements: IELTS 5.0 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in any subtest).
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:
|In further study
|On a benefit
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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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