New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) [Version 2] (print 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.
If you had already started studying the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) as a print-based course, you can continue to re-enrol in your next course in this version.
As a new student, if you're interested in studying via the online version of this programme which uses our learning management system (LMS), iQualify, then please contact us to speak to someone about your options. Existing students interested in changing to the online version on completion of their current course, should also contact us to speak about your options.
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 this course using paper-based materials. These will be sent to you by courier.
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.