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Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

STARTS: February 2021
Timaru, Madras Street
International Close Date: 13 January for February start

Improve your language skills for work and everyday situations.

The New Zealand Certificates in English comprise of eight English language programmes from foundation through to advanced level.

These programmes give you the language skills and knowledge useful for living and working in New Zealand.

This programme enables you to communicate with some independence and fluency in workplace or everyday social and community English language contexts.

This programme is full time and consists of 18 weeks (6 months) of intensive learning.

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$1,420 - $1,840 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$1,570 - $1,970 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
Valid To
December 31, 2021

This programme has open entry.

There is no specific English language entry requirement as English level will be assessed through placement testing.

  • Applicants who present current and valid evidence of previous English language study will have this taken into account in placement decisions

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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Career opportunities

Successful completion of this programme will give you the confidence to communicate effectively in the English language.

From level 3 upwards, you may choose to study a workplace or professional qualifier, which may be used as evidence of English language level when seeking employment.

Study pathways

This certificate leads to further study at level 4.

Once you complete this certificate you may meet the language requirements for other programmes of study.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General)

FULL-TIME - 20 Weeks

Improve your language skills for work and everyday situations.

Information
Type Certificate
Code NZ1882
Next Starts February 2021
Credits 60
Level 3
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ1882-STRU

Fees for 2020

Domestic costs
$1,420 - $1,840 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
Valid To
December 31, 2020

Fees for 2021

Domestic costs
$1,570 - $1,970 per year
Indicative Student Services Fee
$160
Valid To
December 31, 2021
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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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