New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)

NZ2861

This programme will give you confidence in learning. It will help you build basic skills and knowledge, including literacy and numeracy.

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    Level
    1
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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 Open
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    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fees free

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    Student loan

It is the ideal programme if you want to get a head start, and gain 60 NCEA Level 1 and 2 credits. The credits include the compulsory literacy and numeracy credits that will assist towards completing NCEA Level 1.

 

Fee free offer

You can currently study this qualification fee free. This means you will not pay any course fees, or our annual administration fee.

Learn more in the 'Fee free offer' tab.

 

Course materials

You will study this course using paper-based materials. These will be sent to you by courier.

 

Learning support

During your study, you will be supported by a tutor. They will make contact with you after you enrol, and maintain regular contact with you.

You will also have support from:

  • a learning supporter to help answer any questions you may have
  • our Library and Learning Centre, who can help to locate any additional resources you might need.

Cross crediting and NCEA

You can not cross credit any Level 2 credits from Level 1. The Level 2 programme has different assessment standards. However, Level 2 credits gained in NZ Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 1 can be used towards NCEA Level 2

Depending on what credits you already have on your Record of Achievement, if you complete both of our Foundation Skills Level 1 and 2 programmes, you may have enough credits to apply to NZQA for NCEA Level 1 or 2.

  •  
    Level
    1
  •  
    Credits
    60
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Open
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fees free

  •  
    Student loan