New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5).xml New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)

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New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)

CertificatePart-time up to 2 years

Programme code

NZ2754

Starts

Throughout the year

Credits

40

Level

5

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street Campus

Annual Fees(indictive 2020)

Domestic

$400 - $900
per course

International

Please enquire

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

About this programme

Develop learners' literacy and numeracy within your vocational teaching context.

This programme is a professional learning course for practicing educators and meets TEC qualification requirements for educators working with foundation level learners. Delivered through a blend of workshops, online activities and workplace support, it focuses on applied teaching practice, enabling you to embed literacy and numeracy development activities into your vocational or workplace training programme. Please note: You will need to be working in a post-secondary teaching environment with access to students, learning programmes and teaching opportunities.

Career opportunities

With this qualification you can further your teaching career as a tutor, lecturer or learning facilitator in a tertiary or adult training setting.

Study pathways

Following the programme you can undertake further study towards level 5 and higher qualifications in adult and tertiary teaching.

Recommended school subjects

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete 40 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
  • NCEA Level 2.

    If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Alternative requirements
  • Still want to study but don't meet the Academic Requirements?

    If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.

    Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace. Contact Ara for advice.

Additional requirements
  • You must be working with learners in a post-secondary environment and must meet the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

English requirements
  • 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.

    OR

    • 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 REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps


To apply for this programme please complete:

  • an Admission and Enrolment 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.

Application documents

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.