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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Applied Science, Conservation and Environment

This course is available

On-Campus

Level of Study

Certificate

Duration

1 semester

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023

Campus

NorthTec

Summary

This programme is designed to help you develop the skills to pathway to diploma and degree programmes. You’ll be encouraged and challenged to take your academic learning and thinking to a higher level, and become an independent, enquiring and strategic learner. This qualification has multiple pathways available:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Applied Science, Conservation and Environment
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Nursing and Health
  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Community and Social Services

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • locate, select and analyse relevant information from a variety of sources and apply to context-relevant tasks and problems
  • work independently and collaboratively on context-relevant academic tasks and problems
  • construct a reasoned and researched argument, communicated using a range of appropriate media
  • develop and critique a study and career plan that identifies specific long-term career goals.

Qualification gained

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)

Entry criteria

All applicants must meet ONE of the following:

  • Have achieved 40 credits NCEA Level 2, including 10 Level 1 Literacy credits and 10 Level 1 Mathematic credits; or
  • Have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3); or
  • Be able to demonstrate skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) that have been acquired through study, work and/or life experience.

English requirements

IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)

NZCEL - Level 3 (Applied)

Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36

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