Waitākere College


Automotive Academy offers Year 12/13 Level 2/3 students, valuable real-life trade experience whilst studying towards the New Zealand Certificate in Automotive. Students in this academy develop hands-on automotive skills preparing them for the automotive industry while also attending tertiary training.

Automotive Academy operates inside school on a Tuesday afternoon 2pm-6pm. In addition, students go off site one day a week to a tertiary provider (Unitec). 

This course contributes towards pre-trade training in Automotive Engineering. The opportunity to participate in work experience is available for selected students. This Academy is part of AWVA (Auckland West Vocational Academies).