This course is approved by the Tertiary Education Commission and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and Nelson Technical Institute is accredited to teach it.
Programme start date
NTI will take trainees anytime throughout the year
This course may take you up to 44 weeks and both full time and part-time study options are available
8:30 am to 3:00 pm or 3:45 pm, with a 12:30 finish on a Friday. This may vary for field work and work experience.
The programme is made up of self paced learning modules and includes a combination of classroom theory, simulated practical, on site practical, and actual work experience.
NO FEES - Avoid student loans — Study at NTI. NO FEES for 2018.
All information on fees and financial assistance are subject to change in government policy. Normally fees for this course would be over $4,500 (GST incl). There are additional course related costs for licencing fees (Class 2 Learners Medical and Licence, other licence/endorsement fees payable to the licencing agent - AA)
Is financial assistance available?
Financial assistance may be available to help trainees meet the costs of study. Full details of student loans and allowances are available from the office or from StudyLink.
On successful completion for this programme, and meeting any prerequisites, you will receive:
- Class 2 Learner Licence
- Class 2 Full Licence
- Forklift (F) Licence Endorsement & OSH Certificate
- Dangerous Goods (D), Wheels, Tracks (T) and Rollers (R) Licence Endorsements
- The Nelson Technical Institute Certificate in Commercial Road Transport
- Workplace First Aid Certificate
You will also receive:
National Certificate in Goods Service (Core Skills) with Strands in Dangerous Goods and Forklift
What will the programme provide you with?
The programme provides trainees with the skills, knowledge and industry exposure necessary to gain employment in the commercial Road Transport and allied industries. The programme content is registered on the National Qualification Framework.
- Employment Skills
- Core driving knowledge and skills
- First Aid
- Basic Fire Fighting
- Communication Skills
- NZ Road Transport Industry
- Customer Service
- Loading and unloading
- Class 2 Licence
- Dangerous Goods Endorsement
- Forklift Endorsement & OSH Forklift Certificate
- Wheels, Tracks & Rollers Endorsements
How are applicants selected?
All applicants are interviewed. Selection is on the basis of suitability for the programme, motivation and team work. There are some prerequisites for licences and endorsements that will be discussed at interview.
This includes needing to hold a full Class 1 (Car) Licence and being able to pass a DL9 Driver Licence Medical
Recognition of prior learning:
Prior learning may be able to be credited to your current programme