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AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING - Level 2
Course Description
This course is aimed at students who want to gain a basic understanding of the principles and concepts involved in automotive engineering. The course will cover topics such as: safe work practices; knowledge of vehicle systems; cleaning automotive parts; knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment used in the automotive industry; and disassembly and re-assembly of engines.
Leads to Level 3 Automotive Engineering
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Gordon McKenzie
Level 2 Credits (US)
LevelCreditNumLit
16113 Demonstrate knowledge of safe work practices in an automotive workshopL2/Int2
229 Identify general locations and functions of motor vehicle systems and main componentsL2/Int4
21668 Demonstrate knowledge of cleaning automotive componentsL2/Int2
242 Change the fluid and bleed a brake hydraulic systemL2/Int2
21859 Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive applicationL2/Int2
21669 Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applicationsL2/Int2
AUTOMOTIVE ENGINEERING - Level 3
Course Description
This course builds on the Level 2 course. It covers topics such as: knowledge of vehicle systems, setting up steering and brakes, gear ratios, knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment used in the automotive industry, MIG welding, tube bending. The students will construct Grass Karts in small groups and be able to race them in the local interschool competition.
Qualifications: Credits towards NCEA
Contact Gordon McKenzie
Level 3 Credits (US)
LevelCreditNumLit
2678 Join metals using the oxyacetylene welding processL3/Int6
22908 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of manually controlled machining operationsL3/Int10