New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)
Our New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) will help you progress to higher levels of study.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$0 NZ Domestic
Currently offered fee free
When you complete this qualification you will have 60 NCEA Level 2 credits.
This qualification includes four courses. You have up to 10 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.
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.
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.