Cert in Automotive Engineering (L.3)

This course provides an excellent foundation for those students that are focused on becoming skilled and highly trained technicians. As well as covering the industry recognised Pre-Trade qualification the course covers 86 credits at level 3 which allows students to earn NCEA level 3. 

As well as a passion for the motor industry prospective students will need to demonstrate that they have the necessary literacy and numeracy skills required to complete the course. Typically for students under 19 this will mean achievement at NCEA level 2 and for those over 20 years achievement at NCEA level 1 as a minimum.

Some students may be eligible for Fees Free study. To check eligibility visit

Students who have not yet completed NCEA level 2 or who have completed level 2 through Youth Guarantee may be eligible for fees free Youth Guarantee. 


2022- 40 weeks


Fees free (if eligible)

$4250 (if ineligible)


Next intake 8th February 2022


Applications for 2022 now open

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