Automotive Mechanical Systems

    Course details

    • Code: AUTO.2005
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Automotive, Tertiary and Vocational Skills
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Secondary Tertiary Pathway Delivery
LocationRotorua Trades Academy, Taupo Trades Academy, Tokoroa Trades Academy, Whakatane Trades Academy

Course Aim

This course will cover the theory and knowledge of vehicle mechanical systems.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of automotive manual transmissions
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic brake fluid and replace brake fluids
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle braking systems
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of steering and suspension systems
  5. Remove and replace road wheels Balance and interchange road wheels

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

TitleCodeLevelCredits
Demonstrate knowledge of automotive manual transmissions23922
Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic brake fluid, fluid replacement, and brake bleeding procedures2168922
Demonstrate knowledge of vehicle braking systems2172022
Demonstrate knowledge of  vehicle steering and suspension systems2172122
Remove and replace road wheels in the motor industry2186911
Demonstrate knowledge of interchanging and balancing road wheels in the motor industry2167922
Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry2172222

For more information on Unit Standards explore the NZQA Framework


*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017