Institute of Technology or PolytechnicAra Institute of Canterbury
This course is available
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Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Ara Institute of Canterbury
Learn how to communicate confidently and effectively in academic, workplace and everyday situations.
The New Zealand Certificates in English comprise of six English language programmes from foundation beginner through to advanced level.
These programmes give you the language skills and knowledge useful for living and working in New Zealand.
This programme enables you to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some unfamiliar situations, with fluency and flexibility in academic English, workplace or everyday/social/community English language contexts.
This programme is full time 6 months and consists of 18 weeks of intensive learning.
Successful completion of this programme will give you the confidence to communicate effectively in the English language.
Students may choose to study a workplace or professional qualifier, which may be used as evidence of English language level when seeking employment.
This certificate leads to further study at level 5.
Once you complete this certificate (or at level 3 or above) you may meet the language requirements for other programmes of study.
This programme has open entry.
There is no specific English language entry requirement as English level will be assessed through placement testing.