New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)


Entry requirements

To enter this programme you need to be involved in training.

You also need access to a minimum of six adult learners, that you are teaching or training specific knowledge and/or skills.  You can be teaching or training in the workplace, in a classroom, by distance learning, or in a community based organisation.

You need to confirm you can meet these on-the-job requirements as part of the enrolment process.

If you are studying this programme you are only able to enrol in one course at a time.

English language requirements

International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent.

Domestic students for whom English or Māori is not their first language must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent.


International students and domestic students living overseas

You can study this programme part-time if you're an international student living in New Zealand or overseas. If you're living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.

You can also study this programme if you're a New Zealand citizen living overseas.


Computer and internet requirements

This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.