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

NZ2993

If you’re employed as an adult educator in an academic or workplace setting, this will build on your knowledge and skills.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    60
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

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    Study type Open
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    Cost
    $2,190 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fee free.

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    Student loan

You will become proficient in your field of work, and able to promote equitable outcomes for adult learners.

For more information about watch the programme overview video below.

 

 

Programme update

From the February 2019 block onward, all courses in NZ2993 New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5) will change to a 20 week enrolment period.

Blocks that before February 2019 will still have a 32 week enrolment period.

 

Fee free offer

We are currently offering this qualification fee free. 

Learn more in the 'Fee free offer' tab or see the frequently asked questions.

Employment pathways

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge for roles such as:

  • vocational or workplace educator and trainer
  • academic staff member/tutor

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:

  • design for learning to meet specified learning outcomes in a variety of contexts
  • select and apply facilitation and teaching strategies for diverse learners
  • enhance learning through assessment and moderation, informed by contemporary research
  • evaluate to improve student learning and programme outcomes.

Programme conditions

This programme is built around programme conditions specified by NZQA. Aspects of it may challenge you to re-think the way you contextualise and facilitate the diversity of learners in New Zealand.

It includes:

  • a base of good practice in adult education and training
  • current validated adult learning research and theory
  • addressing the needs of diverse learners, including Māori, Pasifika, and youth
  • drawing on Māori pedagogies for learning
  • developing and embedding literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to the demands of the course and needs of the learners. This uses a framework such as the NZ Adult Literacy and Numeracy Progressions

The programme also includes a range of pedagogical principles. These principles include those informed by Te Tiriti o Waitangi. This is to ensure that the indigenous status of Tangata Whenua and the role of Tangata Tiriti are understood.

The principles include those informed by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Pacific location and multicultural environment.

 

Study pathways

After you’ve achieved this qualification you could studying towards:

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    60
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Open
  •  
    Cost
    $2,190 NZ Domestic

    Currently offered fee free.

  •  
    Student loan