Automotive, Panel and Paint Love cars, trucks and other vehicles? Our students enjoy getting hands-on with cars and machinery in our refurbished workshops. Gain skills in high demand. You’ve got options to work with light or heavy vehicles, electrical and electronics, or in panel and paint. You’ll learn your trade working with a range of vehicles. Plus you’ll learn in new facilities. Our automotive workshops have benefited from a $3 million upgrade – including dedicated project spaces and new collision repair and refinishing workshops. Apply your new skills in a real garage or workshop as part of the course. You’ll gain valuable work experience and the opportunity to get a foot in the door.
Certificate in Certificate in Motor Automotive Technology Body Trades Start: Multiple intakes. Level 3/4 January to July 2016. All Year 2 programmes start in March. Length: 2 years, full-time plus 1 year, part-time (Level 4) Campus: Petone Entry criteria: NCEA Level 1 with 12 credits in both literacy and numeracy
> Automotive Technician
Gain foundation skills in your first year. In year two, there’s the option to specialise in Light Vehicle, Electrical and Electronics or Heavy Vehicle. Your third year will require you to be working in the trade so you’ll attend night classes and block courses.
> Automotive Electrical Technician
Available strands (For years 2 and 3)
> Heavy Vehicle Technician
Light Vehicle Learn essential skills in car maintenance and repair.
> Mechanic > Panelbeater > Auto Body Painter > Collision Repairer
with strands in Collision Repair or Refinishing Start: March 2016 Level 3 Length: 1 year, full-time Campus: Petone Entry criteria: NCEA Level 1 literacy and numeracy
Gain foundation spray-painting and collision repair skills to start your career as an apprentice collision repairer or refinisher. Learn in our professionally fitted workshops and through work experience. Our industry partners have helped us develop the perfect learning facilities for panel and paint training.
Electrical and Electronics Learn fundamentals in diagnosis and repair of electronic/electrical control systems on vehicles. Heavy Vehicle Designed for those interested in a career as a diesel mechanic. Work on a range of heavy vehicles including trucks, buses, earth-moving equipment and agricultural equipment.
weltec.ac.nz/automotive Programmes and course details may change. Confirm your options by calling a Student Advisor on 0800 WELTEC (935 832).