Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Dalkie

Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of a Level 1 Technology course to expected standards or by negotiation with HoD, Mr Nugent.

This is a full year pre-trade motor industry based programme.

The course is assessed by unit standards and covers:

• motor vehicle systems and components • vehicle servicing • workshop equipment

• engine strip and reassemble • automotive trade structure • wheels and tyres

This course is coordinated by Avon City Training Services (Sockburn) and Papanui High School. The units are self-paced and require individual study. 

It is expected that students will achieve between 21-29 unit standard credits during the course.  The standards listed below are a sample of those available and will give an idea of the variety offered within this course.

This is a Level 2 course and there are some Level 3 Automotive unit standards. 

Students will be selected on the following criteria:

• ability to complete the course

• a proven record of attendance

• a genuine interest in the automotive industry

NB: Students who show the above attributes are favorably considered for the Automotive Trades Academy Course (Dual Enrolment).

Learning Areas:

Design, Graphics and Technology