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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) - Health Pathway

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Next start date

Expected Jul 2023




This bridging programme is ideal for developing the skills, capabilities, knowledge and attributes needed to succeed within your chosen field of study or career pathway.

What will you learn?

As well as developing excellent study skills, you will learn key techniques in reading, writing, speaking, technology and problem-solving. You will also develop research and presentation skills. You will explore possible educational and career pathways available.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Identify and apply knowledge obtained from a variety of specialised sources.
  • Manage own learning and work effectively as an individual and as a team-member to achieve relevant goals.
  • Solve problems and communicate clearly using a range of appropriate media.
  • Evaluate opportunities and develop plans for study and career pathways.

These will help you develop:

  • a range of study skills
  • basic numeracy skills
  • written and oral communication skills in a variety of contexts
  • an ability to manage data using a personal computer
  • an ability to present information using information technology

Qualification gained

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

Entry criteria

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

English requirements

IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) - Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT) - Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)

NZCEL - Level 3 (General)

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

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