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Certificate in English Language (Level 5)

STARTS: February 2023
Madras Street

Develop your English skills for further tertiary study.

The New Zealand Certificates in English comprise of eight English language programmes from foundation 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 a wide range of familiar and unfamiliar situations, with fluency and flexibility, in academic English language contexts.

This programme is full time (6 months) and consists of 18 weeks of intensive learning.

This programme has open entry.

There is no specific English language entry requirement as English level will be assessed through placement testing.

  • Applicants who present current and valid evidence of previous English language study will have this taken into account in placement decisions

The level of the programme in which the student enrols will be determined by an initial placement test.

  • Placement tests are held prior to the start of each semester and consist of a computer-based test of listening, grammar, reading and vocabulary, a written test and an interview
  • All applicants are offered a place in the appropriate level certificate

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Career opportunities

Successful completion of this programme will give you the confidence to communicate effectively in the English language.

From level 3 upwards, students may choose to study a workplace or professional qualifier, which may be used as evidence of English language level when seeking employment.

Study pathways

Completion of this certificate (or at level 3 or above) may meet the language requirements for other programmes of study.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language

FULL-TIME - 20 Weeks

Develop your English skills for further tertiary study.

Information
Type Certificate
Code NZ1884
Next Starts February 2023
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
International application close date NULL
Credits 60
Level 5
Additional Equipment/Fees $80 approximately for textbook
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NZ1884-STRU
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Credit Recognition

If you have prior relevant experience or previous related study credits, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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