Stay in school but learn new skills two days a week at Trades Academy. Earn NCEA credits. Fees free. Grow your knowledge and practice of working safely in the motor industry. Gain practical hands-on skills and knowledge in disassembly, reassembly and tuning of engines, vehicle servicing, brake bleeding and wheel balancing. Learn to use a electrical multimeter to test basic automotive electrical systems.
What you will learn
- How to demonstrate safe working practices in an automotive workshop
- Fundamentals of automotive and electrical engineering, particularly in servicing and testing
- How to disassemble and reassemble key engine parts
- To remove an replace exterior and interior motor body parts
- Class runs on Thursday and Friday from 9am - 2.30pm with a half hour lunch break
- Travel costs incurred are provided free
- Protective clothing and safety equipment will be provided if needed
- Normal school holidays apply
Further study options
- Under 20
Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and must enrol in the Wellington Trades Academy through their secondary school.
You should have achieved at least 60 credits at NCEA Level 1, including the requirements for NCEA Level 1 literacy and numeracy (10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits).
What it will cost
- No study fees (other course related costs may still apply)
This programme is not available to international students.
Where will my course be?
Ready to enrol?
This programme requires a special enrolment process. Please refer to the documents section below for further information.
Documents and other details
- Offered by:
- School of Engineering
- Offered by:
- Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
- Formal programme title:
- Programme code: