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STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme

STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme

Level 2

​Do you love cars? If repairing and painting cars sounds like fun, then come along and have a go at UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme, and study while still in secondary school.

A photograph of a student and a lecturer in a panel and paint workshop
Quick info

Level: 2

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North

Duration: One day per week for five weeks.

Dates:
To be confirmed.

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to students. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* 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.

Join UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme to undertake a variety of theory and hands-on project work in our workshop.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in the automotive and/or collision repair industries. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

  • Academy Automotive Programme
  • Academy Automotive Panel and Paint Programme

 Course Information

Unit Standard 21869 (Level 2) (1 Credit)
Remove and replace road wheels on a vehicle.

Unit Standard 21701 (Level 2) (2 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of exterior and interior motor body parts and trim in the motor industry.

 Learning Facilities

Fully equipped automotive and panel & paint workshops, and access to digital learning.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme comprises 3 Credits.

UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme is part of a suite of programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. 

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Automotive Panel & Paint Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Costs
Fees-free for students. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL a fee.

 

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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