New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3).xml New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3)

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NZ Cert in Business (Intro to Team Leadership)

CertificatePart-time up to 3 years

Annual Fees(indicative 2019)

Programme code



$510 - $710


Throughout the year


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Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

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Lead teams to perform effectively and achieve business objectives.

If you've recently been appointed to a team leadership role, or you have the potential to lead a team, this programme will equip you with valuable skills you can use in any business or organisation.

This qualification is studied online and looks at various leadership styles and the principles for effective team performance. You'll learn how to communicate effectively with stakeholders, work co-operatively within a team, respond positively to diversity, develop objectives for a team and contribute to achieving those objectives.

You'll also learn about effective problem solving and decision making for business purposes, and complying with internal policies, legislation and other external requirements of business entities.

* This online offering is available through TANZ eCampus .

Career opportunities

With this qualification you'll possess the skills and knowledge to fulfil team leadership roles in any kind of business, and be able to contribute to the effective performance of your team.

Study pathways

You can add to your business skills and expertise with the New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) Level 4 or the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 4.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete 48 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
  • This programme has open entry.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
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 .


    • 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, Pearson 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.










Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme, please:

  • Complete an application form

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

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.