UCOL’s Certificate in Fitting, Welding and Machining Level 3 will give you the knowledge, skills and insight to become a competent tradesperson in the engineering industry.
Locations: Palmerston North
Duration: 1 year, full-time study
Dates:To be confirmed
Domestic Fees:*$8,076.08Scholarship info
* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.
Upon successful completion of the Certificate in Fitting, Welding and Machining, you will be equipped for further study in pre-trade, or higher level programmes such as
mechanical engineering or
The qualification will also prepare you to become a tradesperson's assistant in the engineering industries, and you'll be well placed to gain an apprenticeship (bypassing the first year's off-job requirements), and staircase into higher level qualifications that include specialist strands in:
Certificate in Fitting, Welding and Machining Graduate
Shane came to UCOL wanting to be a welder but also enjoyed the other sides of the programme.
Application checklistIt will make the process easier if you prepare the following before you
Note that you will need to provide any verified documents in person, via post or email.
The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.