1 Automotive Engineering (1AUTO1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hobbs

Learn about the Motor Industry in New Zealand and the many opportunities of employment within it. Learn how to perform basic maintenance on your car and save a lot of money. Practical work is reinforced with assignments for assessment.

Course Overview

Term 1
Learn about the many jobs and qualifications in this large industry.
Learn about the different types of engines.
Start working on engines and performing maintenance procedures.

Term 2
Operate the hoist and perform maintenance on the school cars.
Problem solving and repair.

Learning Areas:

Technology, Technology Semester


2 Automotive Engineering (2AUTO2)

Career Pathways

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Automotive Electrician, Glazier, Automotive Technician, Automotive Refinisher, Motor Vehicle Salesperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Electrician, Engineering Machinist, Industrial Spray Painter, Locksmith, Vehicle Groomer/Cleaner, Recycler/Dismantler, Signmaker, Tow Truck Operator, Tyre Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $30.00 for in class materials and resources.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change