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

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If you are thinking of taking up tertiary study for the first time, or you have been away from study for a while, the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation is a great place to start.

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    Level
    4
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    Credits
    60
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

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    Study type Mixed
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fees free

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    Student loan

You will study three courses in this programme.

The first course sets you on the pathway to your dream. It covers career planning, and basic tertiary level study and planning skills.

The second course hones those skills. You will gain more in depth tertiary level writing and research skills. This will have a strong emphasis on preparing you for success in your chosen pathway.

The third course is an elective you choose from the area of study you want to focus on. You can choose a course from a range of degrees and diploma from three broad categories:

  • Business
  • Applied science 
  • Social science.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will have:

  • Well developed strategies for learning
  • Academic writing and referencing skills
  • Information and digital literacy skills.

You will also gain introductory knowledge in your chosen subject area.

 

Study pathways

This qualification will prepare you to study a degree or diploma in business, social sciences or applied science.

You will be able to credit 20 credits from this qualification to your degree or diploma.

 

  •  
    Level
    4
  •  
    Credits
    60
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Mixed
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fees free

  •  
    Student loan