Level 3 Automotive Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Yearbury

Recommended Prior Learning

Competency in L2 Automotive or HOD approval.

This is a UNITEC Partnership course being offered at Lynfield College. It will enable students to complete NZQA Motor Industry Training Organisation. Students will learn how manual and automatic transmissions operate, will investigate new automotive developments and will learn cooling system operation and vehicle lighting systems and basic automotive electrical applications.

This course links to the manufacturing and technology, service, and construction and infrastructure
sector pathway. These pathways encompass careers in vehicle fabrication, automotive mechanic, automotive electrician, welding,
mechanical engineering, marine, assemble apprenticeships, engineer, fitter/turner and small engine mechanic. Students advance their knowledge of vehicle servicing and build the foundation skills need for all automotive trade career paths.



Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Fabrication Engineer, Motor Vehicle Salesperson