He Huarahi Ako - A Learning Path

NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills

  • Level 1
  • Study from home
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

If you're wanting to start studying after being out of education for a while, this programme will put you on the right path to achieve your goals.

Designed to support you with improving your reading and writing skills, we'll work with you to develop your learning plan to identify the goals you're wanting to achieve. You'll participate in group research, learn about events in Māori history and how to problem solve.


You'll learn about:

  • reading and writing
  • communicating your ideas effectively
  • research - using the Internet and written sources
  • basic Māori and New Zealand history
  • presentations and how to work as a group

You'll know how to:

  • read with understanding
  • solve problems with numbers
  • participate in group project work
  • present an individual project to an audience
  • problem solve
  • explore your whakapapa

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be able to enrol on one of our level 3 programmes in any subject you choose.

I want to use my qualification

This qualification is about learning. So it'll help you decide what future learning you want to do. If you have kids or moko, you'll be able to support them really well in their learning too.


How you'll study:

This programme uses a mixed method of learning that might include:

  • in class on weekdays
  • workshops
  • noho marae (overnight stay)
  • group work and discussions

Entry criteria:

You can enrol on this programme if you don’t have any qualifications higher than level 2.

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