New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) [Version 2] (online version)
Our New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) (version 2) will help you progress to higher levels of study. When you complete this qualification you will have 60 NCEA Level 2 credits.
This qualification is made up of four courses.
You have up to 20 weeks to complete each course in this programme, so you can work at a pace that suits you and fits in with your other commitments.
You can currently study this qualification fees free. This means you will not pay any course fees.
Learn more in the Fees free tab.
You will study online using iQualify, our learning management system (LMS). With iQualify everything you need is in one place. You can access all your course content. And you can use it to ask questions and join discussions with the course leaders and other learners. You can also create study notes, bookmark important information and submit your assignments.
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.