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If you’re employed as an adult educator in an academic or workplace setting, this base qualification will build on your knowledge and skills so that you become proficient in your field of work and can promote equitable outcomes for adult learners. Once you’ve achieved the qualification you may be interested in studying towards the New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) or The Open Polytechnic Certificate in Designing and Facilitating e-Learning
We are currently offering this qualification fee free.
New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (173 KB PDF)
For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. This may be higher near assessment due dates.
This qualification is currently being offered fee-free. Refer to the fee free offer tab.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge for roles such as:
Graduates will have broad applied knowledge, skills and attributes required for a proficient adult and tertiary educator.
Graduates of this programme will be able to undertake further study towards Level 6 and above qualifications in adult and tertiary teaching.
Our open courses are open for enrolment every month. Each open course starts on the first Monday of the month you choose for enrolment. You must complete your study within the given start and end dates.
Every course is assessed differently - some require assignments and others exams. Check the individual course pages for more information.