New Zealand Certificate in Electric Vehicle Automotive Engineering

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Automotive Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified


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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:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Fax: (04) 494 0006

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