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

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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.

Youth Guarantee Fund*

If you are aged 16 to 24, you could study for FREE as part of the government's Youth Guarantee fund. To qualify for the Youth Guarantee fund, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Not yet have NCEA level 1 or NCEA level 2.
  • Complete an application for a course that is covered by the Youth Guarantee fund.
  • Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be 16 to 24 years old at the time the course starts

All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status is required. Programme entry criteria may apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact Studylink for more information.

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New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)
Dates:
Rolling Intake
TBC
Delivery:
Part Time
or Full Time.
Delivery:
Full Time.
Price:
Fees:
Refer to Open Polytechnic
(2023)
Refer to Open Polytechnic
(2022)
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
International Fees:
(2022)
(2023)
Price:
TBC
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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.

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