New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4) Part Time

Specialise in automotive electrical engineering and complete your apprenticeship through WelTec. Enjoy access to expert advice and practical tutorials from our tutors while you work. You’ll do block courses and study part-time in the evenings with other apprentices.

Automotive Electrical Engineering 

Gain skills in a wide range of electrical and electronic systems. Diagnose and repair sensors and actuators, control units and wiring networks. Use specialist tools to locate, repair and replace wiring looms. Build and install a range of electrical systems and accessories. Configure and customise system software.


What you will learn

  • Diagnose, repair or replace sensors and actuators, control units and wiring networks

  • Use specialist tools to locate, repair and replace wiring looms

  • Design, build, install and test a range of electrical systems and accessories

  • Configure and customise system software

  • Identify and control workshop hazards

  • Designed for those working as an automotive apprentice

  • Inspect vehicles for mechanical, electrical and electronic faults

  • Diagnose and repair faults


Entry criteria

All students must be employed in an appropriate automotive job full-time to complete this programme, as well as the below criteria:

Under 20 years

Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3), or relevant skills and experience.

20+ years

If you’re 20 years or over, you may qualify for special admission on this programme. Contact us if you don’t meet the Under 20 entry criteria.


Further study options

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6)


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