Level 2 Automotive Technology

12ARM
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Brinsden

This combination of trades related courses is seen as a pathway to potential careers and future employment with the automotive industry.

There is the single line option Automotive Repair and Maintenance (ARM). This is a single line option that will offer students instruction and understanding of basic vehicle body repair and mechanical maintenance.

Level 2 Automotive Technology has been designed to provide senior students with unit standard credits in automotive technology. There are eight level 2 unit standards, worth a total of 18 credits, available over the 15 week school semester. The progress of the students is dependent on their ability and application. Students who complete this course will be eligible for further study towards the Manukau Institute of Technology Certificate of Achievement in Automotive Technology Level 2.

You will learn to:
• demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems
• demonstrate knowledge of workshop tools and equipment
• demonstrate knowledge of motor vehicle systems and components
• demonstrate knowledge of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines
• work safely in an automotive body repair workshop


Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 21869 v4 Remove and replace road wheels on a vehicle
2
I
1
U.S. 21859 v1 Select and use hand tools and workshop equipment for an automotive application
2
I
2
U.S. 21722 v1 Balance wheels off a vehicle in the motor industry
2
I
2
U.S. 21716 v2 Select and apply lubricants and sealants for automotive and related industry applications
2
I
1
U.S. 21686 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive cooling systems
2
I
2
U.S. 21680 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of automotive lubricants and sealants
3
I
3
U.S. 21670 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of general engineering tasks in the motor industry
2
I
3
U.S. 21669 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of hand tools and workshop equipment for motor industry applications
2
I
2
U.S. 16113 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in an automotive workshop
2
I
2
U.S. 2387 v7 Assemble mechanical components under supervision
2
I
2
U.S. 233 v10 Service a lead-acid automotive battery
2
I
2
U.S. 231 v11 Demonstrate knowledge of the operation of two and four stroke petrol and diesel engines
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.