Mechanical

Do you want to work with cars or try your hand at producing something in steel? Gain your NCEA Level 2 in 17 weeks. Study fees free. Sample different skills in the mechanical engineering and automotive industry areas. Your training will be practical and hands-on. You’ll learn in our engineering and automotive workshops.

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What you will learn

  • Starter skills for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries
  • Engines, panel and paint, machining, metal work and welding
  • Produce engineering sketches
  • Explain technical terms
  • Health and safety
Manufacturing & TechnologyManufacturing
& Technology
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Career options

Start your career in automotive trades or mechanical engineering.

The Right Start programme is a a good way to prepare for an apprenticeship. Or specialise with a further study option.

  • Mechanic
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Welder
  • Mechanic
  • Auto Refinisher
  • Panel Beater

Further study options

Upcoming start dates

  • 17 July 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Open entry.

20+

Open entry.

What it will cost

Local

  • No study fees (other course related costs may still apply)

    Places are limited. If you don't qualify for fees free options, then the amount of $3,025 is payable.

International

  • Fee to be confirmed

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Vocational Pathway Manufacturing and Technology Sector)
Programme code:
NCEP2T
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