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Introduction to Retail, Administration and Technology Level 2 (Dual Enrolment)

Take the first steps towards a career in retail or business.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

Become a business ninja and get the foundation skills that will set you up for life in any industry that can be used anywhere in the world.

This programme is delivered one day per week (Fridays 9:00am - 3:00pm, term 3 and 4 only).

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility.

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Fees may apply for International Students

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
57 Provide customer service 9 2 2
121 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of office equipment and administration processes 7 5 5
3488 Write business correspondence for a workplace 5 3 3
25662 Use digital communications technologies 5 3 3
Total: 13 13

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Service Industries Vocational Pathway (Introduction to Retail, Business Administration & Technology)

PART-TIME - 19 Weeks

Take the first steps towards a career in retail or business.

Type Dual Enrolment
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 13
Level 2
Additional Equipment/Fees Fees may apply to international students
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NCEP4N-RETD
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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.

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