Level 3 Automotive Engineering VP

13AUTVP
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Rutherford

NCEA LEVEL 3 AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING VOCATIONAL PATHWAY

CODE: 13AUTVP

This course provides students with NCEA Level 3 practical skills and knowledge relating to automotive engineering that will assist their transition to study at tertiary level or to an apprenticeship in the workplace. Students will study at Unitec Campus one day per week.

Topics/content

  • Front and rear wheel alignment issues.
  • General repairs to engine cylinder.
  • General repairs to engine block.
  • Carry out pre-delivery checks, rectify faults and complete the service.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work safely and responsibly under supervision in an automotive workshop.

Planned Total Credits Offered    19

For further information see: Mr Rutherford

 


Entry Requirements

Level 2 Automotive Engineering VP


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 883 v4 Check and adjust vehicle front and rear wheel alignment
3
I
4
U.S. 942 v4 Carry out a pre-delivery check, rectify defects, and complete the service on a light vehicle
3
I
3
U.S. 24274 v2 Carry out general repairs to a cylinder head that does not require machining
3
I
2
U.S. 24275 v1 Disassemble, inspect, and reassemble an engine short block under general supervision
3
I
3
U.S. 24306 v1 Carry out general repairs to an engine short block
3
I
3
U.S. 24807 v2 Remove, disassemble, inspect, reassemble, and refit an engine cylinder head
3
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Loader, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Heavy Truck Driver, Medical Physicist, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Bus Driver, Line Mechanic, Textile Process Operator, Carpenter, Carpet Cleaner, Flooring Installer, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Watchmaker and Repairer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Curator, Visual Merchandiser, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Ranger, Marine Engineer, Forestry and Logging Worker, Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Glass Processor, Joiner, Locksmith, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Fire Engineer


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.