Aim to achieve the credits required for the award of the
This qualification represents a set of foundation skills for mechanical engineering and related trades. The qualification may be used as the first stage of an apprenticeship or as the basis for pre-trade courses. It is particularly relevant for people wishing to pursue careers in general engineering, machining, toolmaking, fitting, engineering maintenance, engineering fabrication, and marine engineering.
If your NCEA Level 2 includes enough credits from recommended standards, and you meet the NCEA literacy and numeracy requirement, you can have Manufacturing and Technology awarded as your vocational pathway on your NZQA Record of Achievement.