Certificate in Engineering Technology [Specialty]

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Mechanical Engineering


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Entry requirements

Evidence of suitability to undertake the programme. An interview will be required.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

CertEngTech holders will have taken the first step towards a career as a maintenance, mechanical or technical engineer or skilled tradesperson. They will also be prepared for further study such as the AUT Diploma in Engineering [specialty], the National Diploma in Engineering, or an apprenticeship and a National Certificate in an engineering trade. They will have the ability to use the computer software used in engineering companies (including CAD) and calculation skills, together with competency in machining, assembly and welding skills.

What graduates earn

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


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

AUT International Academic Achievement Scholarship

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology




$20,000 contribution to fees

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Methanex Undergraduate Scholarships

Provided by:

Petroleum Skills Association NZ



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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 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812
Email: courseinfo@aut.ac.nz
Web: http://www.aut.ac.nz

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