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Course Goal:

The courses are designed to give students at year 11,12 and 13 both male and female an opportunity to gain some experience in the field of Automotive. The course content is delivered through a series of workbooks and practical sessions in the auto workshop. The course is very flexible and allows students to create a full and interesting subject for study and credit gain at level two.

Once students are registered for their course they are committed to complete the year and follow normal college safe practise in respect to footwear and overalls.

Unit Standards:

The unit standards being offered in this course are all level two and are supplied by Wellington Institute of Technology School of Engineering .

Unit 225: Occupational areas and structures in N Z Automotive Industry.

Unit 231: The operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines.

Unit 229: Identify the functions and locations of vehicle systems and components.

Unit 16113: Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practice in an automotive workshop.

Unit 240: Demonstrate knowledge of petrol fuel systems.

Unit 234:  Starters and Alternator systems

Unit 235  Auto electronics

Unit 237  Brakes and Suspension

Unit 3877 Protect Vehicle Electronis

Unit 497   Health and Safety

These units are taught and assessed over a one or two year option depending on the individual students demands. All students must follow a strict code of safe working habits and good behaviour in the workshops.

The content of the course is taught through prepared workbooks and demonstration. This is followed by a skill book and questionnaire to reinforce the learning . Each unit is tested either in a written test or a practical test. All student work is assessed by the College tutors and moderated by Weltec and students are awarded the credits they achieve