New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
NZ2863Closed to new enrolments
This online programme is an ideal way to start working towards your study and career goals if you have NCEA Level 1 (or equivalent). You will gain a range of skills to prepare you for higher level certificates, diplomas or degrees.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$0 NZ Domestic
Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.
This includes learning how to study online by distance, seek, locate, evaluate and reference information, work effectively with others, set study and career goals, develop your writing skills and develop a variety of academic writing.
Please note this qualification was previously recognised as OP3333.
Closed to new students
This programme is closed to new students.
If you want to study foundation level skills try the qualification below. It is suitable for students with NCEA Level 2 or equivalent skills.
If you want to gain credit from achievement standards for NCEA you can apply for any of the programmes below that suit your needs:
You can also try our Level 2 programme, which will help lead to any of the programmes above.
If you aren't sure which of these options is right for you, please get in touch.
If you were enrolled in this programme before 9 July 2018, you can continue to enrol in your next course as normal to complete your qualification.
Please note, you must be enrolled in your last course/s for the block that begins in January 2020 to be able complete this qualification.
Fee free offer
This programme is currently offered fees free if you meet the terms and conditions. For more information check the Fee free offer tab.
Certificate of Achievement
We also offer four Certificates of Achievement that you can do if you need one course to get the required achievement standards:
On successfully completing any of these 4 Certificates of Achievement you will gain NCEA Level 3 Achievement Standards which contribute towards University Entrance requirements.