NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Manufacturing and Technology Sector

Gain NCEA Level 2. Develop beginner skills in automotive and mechanical engineering. Learn about engines, panel and paint, machining, metal work and welding. Train in our engineering and automotive workshops. Go on to further training to build your skills.

What you will learn

  • Starter skills for the automotive and mechanical engineering industries
  • Engines, panel and paint, machining, metal work and welding
  • Produce engineering sketches
  • Explain technical terms
  • Health and safety

Career options

The Right Start programme is a good way to prepare for an apprenticeship. Or specialise with a further study option.

  • Mechanic
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Welder
  • Auto refinisher
  • Panel beater

Entry criteria

Under 20

Open entry


Open entry

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