13AUT

NCEA Level 3 Automotive

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Backhouse-Smith

This course will include practical Unit Standards, eLearning course work and assessments provided by MITO (as this is a MITO (Level 2) Accelerate programme that is Unit Standard based).  The practical assessment is completed in the workshop or a workplace.  Upon completion the student will gain the StartUp Accelerate - Automotive Engineering Micro-Credential (Level 3, 21 credits). 

This course is for aspiring automotive technicians (car mechanics), heavy automotive technicians (truck mechanics), motorcycle technicians, collision repair technicians (panel beaters) and automotive refinishers (car painters).  There is the possibility to incorporate driver training through the Ashburton Car Club.

Places are limited to 16 or with consultation with Head of Department.


Recommended Prior Learning

It is advised that students wishing to take this subject would have already completed the Level 2 StartUp Ignition - Automotive Micro-Credential.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21869 v4
NZQA Info
Remove and replace road wheels on a vehicle

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30434 v1
NZQA Info
Service a vehicle or machine

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30435 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle emissions

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30436 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of an electronic fuel injection (EFI) system

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30437 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of a diesel fuel system

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30477 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of petrol and diesel engines

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30478 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of automotive lubricants

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 30570 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of welding in the motor industry

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.