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MECHANICAL TRADES

Mechanical Engineering Trades Fabrication, Machining, Welding If you’ve always liked taking things apart, finding out how things work, fixing things or building something new, mechanical engineering will set you up for a rewarding career. There’s a high demand for mechanical engineers in New Zealand and overseas. Choose Mechanical Engineering. Fabrication. Welding. Our tutors will help you develop your knowledge and skills in how to use different materials such as metals and plastics, how to operate machinery and use specialised computer systems. You’ll cover each stage from design to production. You’ll learn in leading facilities. Our workshops have benefited from a $3 million upgrade – including dedicated project spaces to build prototypes.

Career opportunities > Maintenance Engineer > Toolmaker > General Engineer > Fitter and Turner > Sheetmetal Worker > Structural Sheet Worker > Welder

Certificate in Engineering Start: March Level 3 and July 2016 Length: 1 year, full-time Campus: Petone Entry criteria: 12 NCEA Level 1 credits in both literacy and numeracy

Gain skills to build, maintain or operate equipment and plants in the mechanical engineering industry. Maintenance fitting. Fitting/turning. Welding. Sheet metal working. Structural fabrication. Toolmaking.

National Certificate in Engineering - Fabrication Start: March 2016 Level 4 Length: 3 years, part-time Campus: Petone Entry criteria: Certificate in Engineering (Level 3) plus working in industry

National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Machining) Start: March 2016 Level 4 Length: 3 years, part-time Campus: Petone Entry criteria: Both the Certificate in Engineering and Certificate in Engineering – Fabrication, plus working in industry

Build on the skills gained in the Certificate in Engineering. You must be employed in a mechanical workshop, while attending night classes and block courses.

Welding Contact our Student Advisors to discuss the welding options we are offering in 2016.

Specialise in welding and fabrication. You must be employed in a mechanical workshop, while attending night classes and block courses.

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weltec.ac.nz/mechanical Programmes and course details may change. Confirm your options by calling a Student Advisor on 0800 WELTEC (935 832).


WelTec 2016 GRAB Magazine