New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)

28 Weeks

If you are a teaching practitioner and want to develop your skills in teaching numeracy and literacy to adult learners, this qualification could be for you.

You can teach others!

Whether you are a workplace educator or vocational trainer, if you want to enhance your teaching skills in reading, writing and numeracy, a qualification in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education could be what you need.

You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.

What you will learn

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • design embedded literacy and numeracy strategies to enhance learner outcomes in a vocational or workplace programme
  • create and sustain a learner-centred teaching environment that respects learners’ mana and diverse backgrounds, and the wider educational and societal context, in order to facilitate quality learning
  • embed literacy and numeracy teaching and learning in a vocational or workplace programme with consideration of Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique context
  • use assessment and evaluation as tools to enhance student learning and own teaching practice in embedded literacy and numeracy teaching.

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 for whom English is not a first language must attain an IELTS 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.
Online
Dates:
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January 3, 2022
December 30, 2022
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
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Part Time
Price:
Fees (2022):
1636
Fees Free
International
International Fees (2022):
0
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Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga
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Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga delivers online and distance learning courses throughout New Zealand and internationally.

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.

Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. See our full Terms and conditions.

Additional Information

Accord Trust Scholarship

This scholarship provides fee discounts to eCampus learners enrolled at NorthTec in 2022. Awards up to $4000 ($16,444 available in total) to students ineligible for any other fees-free options.  Students enrolled in an NorthTec programme through eCampus NZ.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for one of these scholarships you must:

  • Be enrolled in an NorthTec programme through eCampus NZ
  • Be ineligible for any other fees-free options

How to apply

Submit the Accord Trust Scholarship online application form. Applications for this scholarship can be submitted any time up until 30 November 2022.

About Te Pūkenga

NorthTec is part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). From 1 October 2022, all references to NorthTec or Northland Polytechnic on this website (and any documentation linked through this website) need to be read as references to Te Pūkenga and its NorthTec business division.

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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