New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation
Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)

  • Fees Free eligible programme

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  • Locations and dates

    Marlborough:

    22 July 2019
    Health
    20 July 2020
    Health

    Nelson:

    22 July 2019
    Counselling and Social Work
    22 July 2019
    Health
    24 February 2020
    Health
    24 February 2020
    Open / Tertiary Study
    20 July 2020
    Counselling and Social Work
    20 July 2020
    Health
  • Length

    19 weeks full-time including 2 weeks of study breaks

  • Total credits

    60

  • Fees

    $2,556 plus $120 Student Services Levy

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    NZ2860 - New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)

If you don't meet the entry requirements for a degree, like Nursing or Social Work, or a diploma - this is the programme for you.

No matter what your age, if you are looking to get into study, this programme offers different pathways to best prepare you and give you the confidence to succeed on your chosen degree or diploma. 

What pathways can I choose?

There are three pathways to choose depending on what you want to do:

  • The Hauora Pathway for Health will prepare you for applying for the Bachelor of Nursing or other degree or diploma related to Health. 
    If you do this pathway in the first half of the year we can help you, through our health partners gain some work experience, to be ready to start your Nursing degree the following year.
  • Te Hāpai Hāpori Pathway for Counselling and Social Work will prepare you for the Paetahi Tumu Kōrero Bachelor of Counselling, the Bachelor of Social Work or a degree or diploma related to Counselling, Social Work or working with communities.
  • Te Tūāpapa Pathway, Open Pathway, will prepare you for a degree or diploma study in Business, IT, or other areas. 

What courses make up the pathways?

The 60 credits to complete the programme includes two 15 credit courses are core to all pathways and are compulsory.

The compulsory courses are marked with a C below (Skills for Successful Tertiary Study and Building Communication Competence).

You can then select two more 15 credit courses to make up the required 60 credits from the following pathway options:

  • The Hauora Pathway for Health, you can choose the courses called: Introduction to Health Studies and The Biophysical Basis of Health
  • Te Hāpai Hāpori Pathway for Counselling and Social Work, you can choose the courses called: Introduction to the Counselling Profession and Introduction to the Social Work Profession.
  • Te Tūāpapa Pathway, open pathway, you can choose Academic Reading and Writing and Research and Maths.

Course selection does not occur until after your application is with us and we will then talk to you about the courses you want to choose.

 

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