Otago Polytechnic

OSTC Automotive (Motor Industry) (Level 2)

Location

Dunedin and Cromwell

If you’re interested in vehicles and enjoy working with your hands, fixing things and making them go, then you’ll be well suited to the motor industry.

For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc  

 

 What will I do?

  • Strip and reassemble single and multi-cylinder engines
  • Remove and refit car and body equipment
  • Service and repair vehicles
  • Build and test electrical circuits
  • Make small electronic devices

 

What could I do next?

  • Study a New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) at Otago Polytechnic
  • Gain an apprenticeship for paid, on-the-job training

 

Where could this take me?

  • Automotive Engineer
  • Motorcycle Technician
  • Mechanic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit standards covered in this course

Unit Standard

OSTC Automotive Course

Credits

level

Version

229

Identify the general locations and functions of motor vehicle systems and main components

4

2

10

247

Prepare a vehicle and/or machine for use and shutdown after use

2

2

9

248

Describe an apprenticeship employment agreement for the automotive and related industries

1

2

9

21668

Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning automotive components

2

2

2

21671

Carry out general engineering tasks in the motor industry

4

2

2

21674

Demonstrate knowledge of terminology used in the motor industry

2

2

1

21676

Select test equipment and test an automotive electrical circuit

4

2

3

21679

Demonstrate knowledge of interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor industry

2

2

2

21685

Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant in the motor industry

3

2

1

21690

Perform general servicing checks on a motor vehicle

3

2

2

21701

Demonstrate knowledge of exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry

2

2

3

We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate.  However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity. 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.