Welding. Machining. Fabrication. Fitting. If you’ve always liked taking things apart or building something new, mechanical engineering will set you up for a rewarding career. There’s a high demand for mechanical engineers in New Zealand and overseas. More details
Start learning mechanical engineering skills. Or choose welding. 17-week course. Ideal for entering the trade.
Build on the introductory one-year Certificate in Engineering.
Try out mechanical engineering. Automotive. Learn skills to get an apprenticeship or enter further training.
Working in the trade and want to take your skills further? Or are you a hobbyist wanting to gain some tips and tricks?
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Our tutors will help you develop your knowledge and skills to use different materials such as metals and plastics, how to operate machinery and use specialised computer systems.
You’ll cover each stage from design to production. You’ll actually make stuff.
Plus you’ll learn in leading facilities. Our workshops have benefited from a $3 million upgrade – including dedicated project spaces to build prototypes.