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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

Level of Study: 
03
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The aims of the programme are to: 

  • prepare tauira for tertiary study and introduction to their chosen career 
  • develop and enhance practical study skills for tertiary study
  • develop skills that support tauira to be successful when entering undergraduate study
  • increase literacy and numeracy levels to the expected levels for chosen career and/or field of study
  • develop an inquiring mind
  • expose tauira to a range of information sources 
  • begin to develop research knowledge and skills 
  • understand the importance and acknowledge the source of knowledge 
  • raise tauira awareness of the expectations and rigour of tertiary study
  • develop a culture of learning 
  • promote personal and professional development and conduct
  • increase self-esteem and confidence  
  • introduce tauira to Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori
COURSE DETAILS
Duration:
20 Weeks
Location/s: 
Tāmaki Makaurau, Whakatāne
Start Date: 
13/02/2017
Finish Date: 
02/07/2017
Applications Close: 
30/01/2017
Delivery Mode:
Mixed Mode
Total Fee for 2017:
NIL

N.B. For more information regarding fees, please see our fees page.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Entry is open to applicants who meet the following requirements:

Minimum Age: 
16 years
Minimum Qualification/s: 

Open entry

Additional Qualifications:

In addition to meeting admission requirements, entry is open to applicants and who may meet the English Proficiency Outcomes as stated below in accordance with the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 if ones first language is not English or who come from a country where the language of instruction is not English and are enrolling as a permanent or an international student:

English Proficiency OutcomesCertificate at level 3

IELTS testAcademic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5

TOEFL Paper-based test (pBT)Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)

TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)Score of 35 (with a writing score of 20)

University of Cambridge ESOL examinations FCE with a pass at Grade C or CAE with a score of 47

NZCELLevel 3 with the Academic endorsement

Pearson Test of English (Academic) PToE (Academic) score of 36

City & Guilds IESOL B1 Achiever with a score of 43

It is expected that:

  • Applicants have a desire to pursue a specific career or further study in a particular area.
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview, or if one lives at some distance from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi campuses, complete a telephone interview; or through e-conferencing is available.

 

Further Study:

Graduates of this programme may progress on to the following qualifications: 

Internal Pathways

  • New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)*
  • New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Māori (Level 4)
  • Certificate in Te Wai Māori (Freshwater Studies)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Pou Hono ki Mahi Marae (Level 4)* 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Pou Hono ki Taiao (Level 4)* 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Pou Hono ki Toi (Level 4)* 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Te Pou Hono ki Wairua (Level 4)*

*Subject to NZQA Approval

External Pathways

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support
  • Services) (Level 4) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) (Level 4) 
  • Te Pōkaitahi Tikanga (Waka, Rongoā, Te Ara Nunumi, Mātauranga Māori, Māori Development, Rangahau) (Level 4)
  • Te Hiringa o te Taiao  - New Zealand Certificate in Māori Environment (Level 4)
  • Te Manu Taiko  - Toro Parirau  - New Zealand Certificate in Māori Governance (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Whānau Ora (Level 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Kaupapa Māori Public Health (Level 4)
Additional Information: 

Students entering this programme will be able to specialize in an area that they have chosen as their career and study path.  Students will be able to specialize in:  Nursing, Humanities, Environment Studies, Māori Performing Arts or Mātauranga Māori. 

Course Code: CCP301
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Kōwae Ako 1: Rangatiratanga – Introduction to Career Preparation
Description:

This course teaches students to identify and apply knowledge obtained from a variety of specialized sources relevant to their chosen field.  Students will also learn to manage own learning and work effectively as an individual and as a team-member to achieve relevant goals. On completion students will be able to solve problems and communicate clearly using a range of appropriate media. They will also be able to evaluate opportunities and develop plans for study and career pathways relevant to their chosen field(s)



Course Code: CCP302
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Kōwae Ako 2: Kaitiakitanga – An Introduction to Tertiary Study & Writing
Description:

This course teaches students to use a range of information sources to support their study.  Students will be introduced to a range of information sources, including Internet sources, libraries, and data bases.  

Students will be introduced to a range of study techniques and learn to write good essays or reports, with appropriate referencing.



Course Code: CCP303
Course Type: Core
Course Title: Kōwae Ako 3: Whanaungatanga – Te Reo me ōna Tikanga
Description:

Students will be introduced to te reo and tikanga Māori, learning basic phrases, karakia and waiata. Students will learn to introduce themselves with a pepeha and a short mihi. They will also begin to assemble a basic vocabulary of te reo Māori used in their chosen career path.



Course Code: CCP304
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Kōwae Ako 4: Pūkengatanga – Science and Mathematics for an identified context
Description:

Students will be introduced to Science and Mathematics as used in their chosen career and study path. On completion of this course students will be able to use mathematics to solve problems and will have a knowledge of the sciences to enable them to pursue further study in their chosen field.



Course Code: CCP305
Course Type: Elective
Course Title: Kōwae Ako 5: Manaakitanga – Major Project for an identified context
Description:

Students will conduct a learning project into an area of their chosen field.  Students will also prepare a study and career plan, with goals and pre-requisites for entry into that career path.