Essential Skills for Automotive Maintenance

    Course details

    • Code: AUTO.2011
    • Fee: $819*
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Automotive
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class90 (approximate total hours)
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Taupo

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with essential skills and knowledge in automotive maintenance. Students will gain experience in pre-purchase inspections, and basic vehicle servicing, brake maintenance and engine tuning.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. carry out basic vehicle servicing;
  2. replace brake pads and adjust brakes on light vehicles;
  3. perform basic engine tuning; and
  4. carry out pre-purchase vehicle inspections using reading, writing and recording skills.

*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