Level 3 Automotive

302AUT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Leilua

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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 920 v4 Describe the construction and operation of manual and semi-automatic transmissions used on light vehicles
3
I
4
U.S. 5766 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle safety systems and working on damaged systems
3
I
4
U.S. 24148 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of engine management systems
3
I
3
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
U.S. 30435 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle emissions
3
I
4
U.S. 30437 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of a diesel fuel system
3
I
2
U.S. 30477 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of petrol and diesel engines
3
I
4
U.S. 30480 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems and engine coolant
3
I
2
U.S. 30561 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of drivelines and final drives
3
I
4
U.S. 30568 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of brake systems
3
I
4
U.S. 30888 v1 Remove, inspect and refit a cylinder head
4
I
4
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Electronics Trades Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Geologist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Welder, Industrial Spray Painter, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Vehicle Groomer/Cleaner, Project Manager, Recycler/Dismantler, Scaffolder, Tow Truck Operator, Tyre Technician, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Network Administrator


Disclaimer

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