New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)

20 Weeks
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This programme enhances management skills for managers responsible for staff and workplace operations.

Become a leader that motivates and inspires a team.

Managing a team is all about having the confidence and the techniques to lead effectively. This qualification will give you the self-assurance to be a great leader. It will give you the systems and tools to lead in a capable and confident manner and the motivation to take your career in management to the next level.

Are you looking for a change in career direction? Are ready to step up to more of a leadership role?  Or have you recently been made a supervisor, team leader or manager? Then this qualification could be for you!

What you will learn

You will gain skills in:

  • Effective Leadership: An effective leader is someone who understands their own leadership style and the style of those around them. You will learn how to identify the ways you can improve and strengthen your leadership skills – leading to greater professional and personal development.
  • Business Communications: Learn the skills to liaise with stakeholders in a range of industries and sectors. This could include customers, clients, patients, suppliers, councils, unions or shareholders. Through our training you will acquire the skills to engage and communicate confidently and effectively.
  • Application of leadership techniques to your workplace: A qualification in First Line Management will give you the skills you need to immediately make change in your work place. Our management techniques are easily applied to any role, in any sector. Lead from the front and be a change manager.
  • Conflict resolution: Learn successful techniques and strategies for managing difficult circumstances and handling conflict successfully.  This might include liaison with staff or senior management or managing adverse situations that are out of your control.
  • Performance Management: Learn about key performance indicators, the review process, training and development and identifying staff resources and abilities.
  • Motivation: Create a positive and productive work environment. A qualification in First Line Management will give you the skills to motivate your team for success.
  • Achieving your workplace objectives: Learn how to develop a plan which will help you allocate, manage and evaluate workflows and resources to achieve team and individual objectives.

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.

To gain admission to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Achieved 40 credits NCEA Level 1, including 10 literacy and 10 numeracy credits
  • Achieved the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3) or equivalent

International Students for whom English is not a first language must attain an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or hold an equivalent score from a recognised alternative English proficiency test.

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This programme is not open to international students.
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New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4)
Dates:
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or Full Time.
Delivery:
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(2023)
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(2022)
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(2022)
Price:
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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.

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