New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Specialist Driver)

Nelson Technical Institute Limited

Subject area

Automotive Vehicle Operations

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Nil

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 vehicle combinations, to ensure the safe and efficient movement of freight within specific industry sectors.

This qualification is targeted at new or existing heavy vehicle drivers who intend to gain skills and knowledge beyond those required to be a licence holder or general heavy vehicle operator. 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:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$35,000

Median earnings two years after study

$46,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

57%

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

Phone: (03) 544 7350
Fax: (03) 544 1410
Email: nelsontech@nelsontech.ac.nz
Web: http://

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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