New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3)
NZ2454Closed to new enrolments
(Updated 22 November 2023)
The new NZ2454 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) unified Te Pūkenga programme opened for enrolments on 22 November 2023.
This version of the programme is closed to new learners.
If you have not studied this programme previously, please click on the link below to apply to enrol in the new NZ2454 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) [Te Pūkenga].
If you began studying NZ2454 New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Small Business) (Level 3) up to and including December 2023, we recommend that you continue your study in this version of the programme.
Please note, you must successfully complete all four courses that make up the programme within two years of your first enrolment to be awarded the Open Polytechnic version of the qualification.
However, the option of transitioning to the new unified programme is also available to you.
If you wish to transition to the new version of the programme, please contact us and one of our Student Advisors will help you with a study plan.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Fee free offer
This programme is currently offered fee free. To see if you're eligible please visit the Fee Free offer tab.
You need to complete the four compulsory courses to gain this qualification.
You have the option of enrolling into one, two, three, or all four courses at the same time. Each course has a 20-week enrolment period which comprises of 16 weeks teaching time, and a further 4 weeks should additional time be required.
If you have enrolled into more than one course at a time or have overlapping enrolment periods (such as the start dates being just one or two months apart), you will have competing assessment due dates and will need to manage your study more closely.
The workload for each course is approximately 13 hours per week.
Need help choosing your courses?
Our student advisors can help you choose the right courses to suit your needs.