New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator)

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Automotive Vehicle Operations

Qualification

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Entry requirements

NA

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).

What graduates earn

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

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

60%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

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Provided by:

Ministry of Justice

Website:

https://www.justice.govt.nz/justice-sector-policy/

Value:

$5,000 pa

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Invercargill Licensing Trust Foundation Scholarships

Provided by:

Invercargill Licensing Trust - Manager and Grants Manager

Website:

http://www.ilt.co.nz

Value:

up to $2000

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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 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.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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