Engineer Operations & Servicing

    Course details

    • Code: AUTO.4115
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Automotive
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class40 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)January, June
Intakes information

Whakatane intake: January Only

LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Taupo, Whakatane

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand the operation of 2- and 4-stroke petrol and diesel engines, disassemble and reassemble engines, assess the mechanical condition of engines, and carry out engine tuning.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Explain the operation of a 2- and 4-stroke petrol and diesel engine.
  2. Carry out basic tuning on a 4-stroke petrol engine.
  3. Disassemble and reassemble a four cylinder, 4-stroke engine to a running state.
  4. Assess the mechanical condition of an engine and carry out major engine tuning.

Embedded unit standards or achievement standards

TitleCodeLevelCredits
Explain the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines23124
Carry out basic tuning on a four stroke petrol engine24324
Disassemble and reassemble a four cylinder four stroke engine to a running state24426

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