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Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3

Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3

Level 3

If you want to develop your base skills, knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering, UCOL's Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme is a great place to get started.

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Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North

Duration: 1 day a week

Dates:
Starts the week of Feb 8th 2021 - Ends the week ending Fri Oct 1st 2021

Palmerston North -  Fridays

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-freeScholarship info

International Fees:*
Please enquire for details

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

In our Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme you will even get to do work experience with local industry members.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. Once you've talked to everyone required, you can fill out the online application form as follows:

Apply online for Academy

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in mechanical engineering. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

Employment Opportunities

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Engineering Technician
  • Light or Heavy Fabrication
  • Maintenance Engineering
  • Fitting
  • Machining
  • Tool making
  • Welding
  • Diagnostics 
To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Architects and Engineering Professionals.

 Course Information

UCOL's Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme comprises 30 Credits.

 

Mechanical Engineering Health & Safety (Level 3) (10 Credit)

Mechanical Engineering - Welding (Level 3) (20 Credit)

 

 

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

This programme is part of a suite of 'Academy' programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. Gain practical experience and NCEA Credits.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's Academy Mechanical Engineering Level 3 programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Cost
Fees-free when criteria are met. 

Transport
Transport assistance is available if you meet the criteria.

Attendance expectations
Students must maintain appropriate attendance at both secondary school and Academy to remain enrolled in the Academy Programme.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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