Tertiary Skills

NZ Certificate in Study & Career Preparation

  • Level 3 and 4
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Do you want to get a degree but are worried about your ability to do the study? Has it been a while since you were at school, or did you leave school feeling like you weren't really ready for higher levels of study? Ensure your success in any qualification by developing strong learning and study skills.

In our relaxed and inclusive learning environment you'll get the tools you need to study successfully. You'll also learn about how Māori principles can help you lead, engage and innovate. This unique programme will give you the tools for success in your studies and more!

You'll learn about:

  • learning styles
  • career planning
  • Māori principles and practices
  • study, research and note taking skills
  • how philosophies and values inform choices and behaviour
  • referencing
  • report writing
  • presentations.

You'll know how to:

  • learn
  • listen, read and write for higher learning
  • self-manage your time and commitments
  • work well with people from different cultures
  • apply Māori concepts to benefit your studies
  • explain and practice tikanga Māori.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be well equipped to enrol on level 5-7 qualifications in your chosen field.

I want to use my qualification

Good study skills usually translate into great employment skills. You'll know how to present yourself well to interview for entry-level jobs that interest you.

How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme combining the NZ Certificate in Study & Career Preparation Level 3 and Level 4.

You need to be committed to (on average):

Level 3

Level 4

That'll be made up of:

  • in-class on weekdays, evening or weekends (depending on location)
  • programme content is specific to the region of delivery
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

Entry criteria:

You'll need to:

  • attend an interview
  • successfully complete a pre-enrolment test.

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