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Elementary Te Reo Maori - Te Kaupae 3

STARTS: July 2023
Madras Street

Gain beginner Te Reo skills for everyday life and work.

This Level 3 programme is ideal for increasing your understanding of Te Reo for your career and personal development.

Designed for fast progress, our delivery model gives you opportunities to learn in weekly class sessions and to maintain your progress, at times that suit you, with online resources.

You'll also have applied, authentic and supported learning opportunities with live-in wānanga (language workshops) held at our fully equipped whare. These live-in wānanga provide supported, immersive experiences that normalise language use and give you the opportunity to fulfil a range of roles in various culturally rich contexts.

They also help bring you into a language learning community that will further develop your opportunities to use the language outside of the classroom. As a result you'll be able to use the language you learn to enrich everyday life, add value to your workplace, bring Te Reo into your home, or enhance your career opportunities.
Full time: 19 weeks. Part-time: one year.

Open entry

What if English is not my first Language?

If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.

  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the Ara Examination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • What if I have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance?
  • You do not need to provide additional evidence of English Language skills.

Overall IELTS 5.0 Academic

  • 5.0 Listening
  • 5.0 Reading
  • 5.0 Writing
  • 5.0 Speaking

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

The popularity and relevance of Te Reo Māori is growing locally and nationally. Developing your ability in Te Reo increases its visibility in communities while providing you with a point of difference. Te Reo Māori will assist you whichever career path you choose. Future career opportunities could include some of the following areas: marketing, business management, health, sustainability, Iwi development, communications, broadcasting, teaching, strategic advising, Māori research, tourism and administration.

Study pathways

On successful completion of this programme, you can continue your journey with our Level 5 New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori, or transition into our Bachelor of Māori Language and Indigenous Studies.

Recommended school subjects

Te Reo Māori, English, Maths

Te Pokaitahi Reo (Rumaki, Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3)

FULL-TIME - 19 Weeks

Gain beginner Te Reo skills for everyday life and work.

Type Certificate
Code NZ3045
Next Starts July 2023
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 60
Level 3
Additional Equipment/Fees Advised on enrolment
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ3045-STRU
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Credit Recognition

If you have prior relevant experience or previous related study credits, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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