New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

44 Weeks
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Have you spent years learning your trade? Are you now ready to pass on your knowledge to others?

You can help others learn!

The New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching will help you to gain the skills to share your knowledge and experience. If it’s a love of teaching, a passion for your trade or a need to help others achieve success, this qualification will give you the tools to help you achieve your goal.

Who is this for?

If you aspire to or in a career in adult and tertiary teaching or training, this is a fantastic qualification to set you on your teaching career path.

What you will learn

Learn how to create a learner-centred teaching environment
Become a teacher who makes sure their learners get the most out of their study. Empower your students and enable them to walk away having achieved their learning goals.

Learn how to teach and respect adult learners
Working with adult learners takes a certain skill-set, a lot of respect for the learner and an understanding of a diverse range of backgrounds. This qualification will give you the expertise to approach adult teaching with the enthusiasm and understanding it deserves.

Learn how to assess and moderate
Most formal learning environments require some form of assessment. Learn key assessment methods and how to integrate assessment into your teaching.

Learn how to teach for all abilities
Any good teacher understands the importance of evaluating their students and then teaching to individual abilities. Learn the strategies to enhance learning for a diverse range of learners and abilities.

If an individual course is only of interest – it is possible to complete a course and not a full qualification via eCampus.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

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.

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.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

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.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

Applicants must:

  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2; or
  • Be able to demonstrate skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) that have been acquired through study, work and/or life experience.

Other Requirements
All applicants must be prepared to authorise a current police check to ensure suitability.

All participants must be working with learners in a post-secondary environment and must meet the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

International Students or applicants for whom English is not a first language must attain an IELTS Academic score of at least 6.5 in all bands or hold an equivalent score from a recognised alternative English proficiency test. Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
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New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)
Dates:
Rolling Intake
TBC
Delivery:
Part Time
or Full Time.
Delivery:
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Price:
Fees:
Refer to Open Polytechnic
(2023)
Refer to Open Polytechnic
(2022)
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International Fees:
(2022)
Price:
TBC
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All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

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Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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