302AUT
This course requires 2 options.

Level 3 Automotive

Course Description

This course provides alternative pathway opportunities and guidance for students to discover and achieve their aspirations in the field of automotive engineering. The course will consist of theory and practical based learning within the Trades Academy, students will also attend year long course at UNITEC (1 x day per week, 30 weeks – 21 credits) as well as a work placement in the automotive industry (1 x day per week). Students will work towards achieving a National Certificate in automotive Engineering Level 4 qualification through practical and theory courses, site visits and generic employment skills.


Course Overview

Semester 1
Removing, disassembling and inspecting an engine cylinder head.
General repairs, reassembly and refitting an engine cylinder head.
Removing, disassembling and inspecting an engine short block.
General repairs and reassembly of an engine short block.
Demonstrate an ability to work safely and responsibly
under supervision in an automotive workshop.

Semester 2
Removing, disassembling and inspecting an engine cylinder head.
General repairs, reassembly and refitting an engine cylinder head.
Removing, disassembling and inspecting an engine short block.
General repairs and reassembly of an engine short block.
Demonstrate an ability to work safely and responsibly
under supervision in an automotive workshop.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students must be prepared to do a day's work experience each week. This is organised by the school.

Workboots (Compulsory)
Trades Academy Shirt (Compulsory)

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Automotive Engineering

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 45 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 45 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 920 v4
NZQA Info
Describe the construction and operation of manual and semi-automatic transmissions used on light vehicles
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5766 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle safety systems and working on damaged systems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24148 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of engine management systems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24275 v1
NZQA Info
Disassemble, inspect, and reassemble an engine short block under general supervision
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24306 v1
NZQA Info
Carry out general repairs to an engine short block
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24807 v2
NZQA Info
Remove, disassemble, inspect, reassemble, and refit an engine cylinder head
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30435 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle emissions
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30437 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of a diesel fuel system
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30477 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of petrol and diesel engines
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30480 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems and engine coolant
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30561 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of drivelines and final drives
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30568 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of brake systems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30888 v1
NZQA Info
Remove, inspect and refit a cylinder head
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 45
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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