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New Zealand Certificate in Electric Vehicle Automotive Engineering

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology trading as Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Automotive Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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Entry requirements

This qualification does not entitle graduates to legally perform prescribed electrical work. Any prescribed electrical work must be undertaken by a person who has been registered and licensed under the Electricity Act 1992. Prescribed electrical work is defined in Schedule 1 of the Electricity (Safety) Regulations 2010.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the automotive engineering industry with highly skilled technicians who have attained the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively diagnose and repair faults that are uncommon or complex in electric vehicle systems. Electric vehicles include battery electric or hybrid electric, vehicles or machines.

This qualification is designed for experienced automotive engineering technicians working, or intending to work in an advanced technical role within an electric vehicle automotive context.

Graduates may have some responsibility for leadership in the business and for the overall performance of the workshop. Graduates of this qualification will not be recognised as manufacturer-specific technicians.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$54,000

Median earnings two years after study

$70,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

83%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Rural Women New Zealand Text Book Grant for Tertiary Students

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$500 each

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Rural Women New Zealand Tertiary Bursaries

Provided by:

Rural Women New Zealand

Website:

https://ruralwomennz.nz/services/charitable-grants/

Value:

$1,000 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

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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