Mechanical Engineering (Part-time)

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This course is taught by making projects (i.e. letterboxes, braziers, etc). You will cover tech drawing and calculations and the design and planning of metalwork projects. In the workshop, you will be hands-on in measuring, cutting, fabricating and welding. You will also gain job risk analysis and incident reporting!

This course includes week night and weekend workshop sessions only.

About This Course

Looking For A Career In Mechanical Engineering?

This is a course for those looking for a career in general engineering, fitting, engineering maintenance, metal fabrication, or marine engineering.  This course will give you the required foundation skills to launch your career, as well as the opportunity to gain credits towards NCEA Level 2

Pathways & Employment Opportunities:

On successful completion you’ll be well on your way to gaining a highly sought after apprenticeship. Your apprenticeship options could include:

  • Fitter and Turner
  • Engineer
  • Structural Fabricator
  • Sheet metal worker
  • Welder

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Key Information


National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 2)


Level 2



Duration The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.


Entry requirements

Minimum requirements
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For students aged 16+
No previous qualifications at Level 2 or above

Tuition fees

Total qualification
Youth Guarantee Available Yes
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Student Fees FREE (conditions apply)

Note: All Key Information is the most recent available relating to domestic students. For more detailed information refer to Course Documents.

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Course Documents

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Campus Start Date Domestic International *
Hamilton 18 February 2019 $0.00 Unavailable

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.
* International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.

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