New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3)


To be eligible for admission to this programme, all applicants must meet the General and  Language Literacy admission requirements.   You may be required to provide evidence that you have the capability to complete the programme requirements.  

If you do not meet the admission requirements stated above and believe you have the level of preparedness for study at this level, you may apply but will need to provide relevant evidence to support your application for admission .    

Language Literacy requirements 

International applicants must provide evidence that they have the necessary English language proficiency required for the programme as demonstrated by an IELTS score of 5.0 (general or academic) with no individual band lower than 5.0 from one test taken in the preceding two years, or an equivalent described in NZQA Rules and on our website.   

Learn more about English language entry requirements

Literacy requirements for University Entrance » NZQA  

International learners and domestic learners living overseas 

You can study this programme part-time if you’re an international learner living in New Zealand or overseas. If you’re living in New Zealand, you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.   

You can also study this programme if you’re a New Zealand citizen living overseas.   

Learn more about studying as an international learner. 


Computer and internet requirements

This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.