New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture).xml New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (Sports & Indigenous Culture)

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New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Toa Sports Context)

CertificateFull time - 6 months, part time available

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

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Course related costs

Advised on enrolment



Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

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Christchurch - Madras Street, Timaru


Explore your options through sport and culture

Toa Sports gives you a chance to discover careers and find new ways to get into a job through sport, fitness and Māori games and pastimes. You'll learn Te Reo and tikanga Māori, and use them in sports (Kī-o-Rahi, Turbo Touch) and fitness. You'll gain important skills in literacy and numeracy and build confidence, in a friendly learning space. At Ara you'll find a whānau learning environment where you can take the next step on your educational path.

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • This programme has open entry.

    Pending approval by NZQA

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • Students for whom English is not their first language may also be required to provide evidence of English language skills. If students have no evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, then they may contact Ara for an assessment.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme complete:

  • An Admission and Enrolment form

Application documents

Career opportunities

Once you've completed this programme you can continue study into Level 3 Toa Sports, other Level 3 programmes or enter the workforce in entry-level roles.

Study pathways

With this qualification you can progress to study or training at NZQF Level 3, including the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3).

Recommended school subjects

  • English