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This programme consists of 120 credits. The courses include:
Mechanical Engineering Health and Safety (10 Credits)
Learn how to identify and demonstrate safe working practices in the mechanical engineering industry.
Mechanical Engineering Drawing and Calculations (15 Credits)
Apply basic trade related numeracy, literacy and visualisation skills to perform engineering tasks.
Mechanical Engineering Workshop Basics (40 Credits)
Learn how to perform a defined range of engineering tasks according to instructions using relevant materials, tools and equipment.
Mechanical Engineering Materials and Basic Processes (20 Credits)
Learn to apply effective and efficient processes and principles while adhering to the instructions for single-process engineering jobs.
Mechanical Engineering Communication and Quality (15 Credits)
Develop concepts of quality, continuous improvement and interpersonal communication within a mechanical engineering context.
Mechanical Engineering - Welding (20 Credits)
Learn to demonstrate basic welding procedures under supervision.
Previous Related Programmes
The New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) supersedes and takes the best from the following programme of study, which is no longer offered:
- Certificate in Fitting, Welding and Machining