Green List for Motor Mechanic
Details on eligibility for Straight to Residency or Green List Work to Residence pathways and streamlined Accredited Employer Work Visa
Based on Operation Manual Appendix 13 published on 11 August 2023
Minimum pay requirement
$29.66 per hour
Non-Degree Post-Study Work Visa
Green List Tier 2
Maintains, tests and repairs petrol engines and the mechanical parts of lightweight motor vehicles such as transmissions, suspension, steering and brakes. Registration or licensing may be required.
Green List Requirements
One of the following qualifications (or higher):
- New Zealand Certificate in Heavy Automotive Engineering (Level 4)
- New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)
- New Zealand Certificate in Motorcycle Engineering (Level 4); OR
- Appointment as a vehicle inspector by Waka Kotahi for warrant of fitness service delivery
Minimum Pay Requirement
A minimum hourly pay rate of $29.66 is required.
If you are working in this role and are eligible, you can apply under Green List Work to Residence after 2 years working in New Zealand.
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