Papa Whairawa Financial Literacy

  • Level 2
  • Home-based learning
  • 9 months - part-time
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Feel like your finances are out of control? Want to change that? Managing your money has never been easier.

This programme has been designed to give you the insight and tools you need to manage your personal finances. Challenge your thinking about money and how that influences your money behaviours. Then get the tools to plan for your future, save, and manage your budget.

Learn from home with amazing resources and regular visits from a kaitiaki (support person).

When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Papa Whairawa Financial Literacy Level 2

You’ll learn about:

  • setting goals and budgeting
  • managing income
  • spending
  • managing debt
  • saving and investing
  • creating wealth and protecting assets

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

With your increased knowledge in financial management, you could enrol on our Certificate in Money Management Level 3.

I want to use my qualification

You'll have the awareness and financial capability to take on an entry-level financial services or administrative job.

How you'll study:

This is a part-time programme that consists of 60 credits delivered over 9 months.

Throughout the programme you will be required to complete set activities each week from home. These activities will take approximately:

  • 17 hours of learning per week

Entry criteria:

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
  • reside in New Zealand

This programme is open to:

  • anyone who doesn't have a qualification higher than level 1
  • some people with a higher qualification (please enquire)

Kōnae Ako (Learning Modules):

Personal Financial Skills | 20 Credits 

Describe financial behaviours and attitudes when making financial choices. Make informed personal financial decisions. Set financial goals. Analyse income and expenditure.

Financial Products and Services | 20 Credits

Describe the importance of saving. Analyse debt and recognise responsibilities when borrowing money. Explain banking services and financial advice. Explain financial literacy and its purpose in day to day activities. 

Financial Planning for the Future | 20 Credits

Analyse purchasing choices. Explain consumer rights. Set a life plan for major events. Manage personal financial capability. 

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