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Short AwardPart time - 1 semester

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code



$292 per course (indicative)


Throughout the year


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Course related costs

Advised before enrolment



Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

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Christchurch - Madras Street


Using your knowledge and industry experience, this qualification improves your workplace assessment capability and understanding of analysis techniques.

Our short award teaches you about improving productivity in a workplace and looking at ways to improve your employees capability.

Our programme is designed to meet the requirements of workplace assessments unit standards, developing your skills to design and moderate workplace assessments.

Because assignments need to be completed with learners in the work context, you need to be working in community or workplace setting at the time of enrolment.

Courses are delivered as a one day workshop, plus 25 hours of self-directed workbook activity including undertaking assessment with learners in the workplace.

You will need to be working with learners who are completing assessments which you can use for your assignment work.

Programme structure

To complete this Short Award you are required to complete a minimum total of 15 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
  • 12 credits in NCEA English Level 1 and 36 credits in NCEA Level 2.
Alternative requirements
  • Evidence of literacy, numeracy and an ability to study at the appropriate level. This can be through study, work and/or life experience. Literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you are also required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer also to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart which includes credits in English-rich subjects from New Zealand educational institutions. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.










Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please complete:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form or an International Application Form

If you don't meet the criteria for entry into this programme, we can help you meet entry level with our foundation and bridging programmes.

Alternatively, if you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this programme.

Application documents

Career opportunities

This qualification is relevant to almost every industry especially in the areas of human resource and operations management.

On completion of this programme you can assist new employees in the workplace, help people move into new positions or with supervising trainees, interns and secondary school students on work experience.

Study pathways

You can advance your studies with our Community and Workplace Learning and Teaching and our other adult teaching qualifications.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics