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

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Automotive Vehicle Operations

Qualification

Duration

30 Weeks

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

30 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
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Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

59%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
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.

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