Certificate of Achievement in Living in Aotearoa (Level 3)
This certificate will introduce you to key social studies concepts about including how societies work and how people can participate as critical, active, informed, and responsible citizens.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$0 NZ Domestic
Currently offered fee free.
It is a good starting point if you want to gain an insight into pathways in social sciences.
Fee free offer
You can currently study this Certificate of Achievement is currently fee free. Check the 'Fee free offer' tab to learn more.
NCEA Achievement Standards
When you complete this programme, you will gain NCEA Level 3 Achievement Standards. They include:
- AS91597 Conduct a critical social inquiry (meets University Entrance Literacy requirements)
- AS91599 Examine personal involvement in a social action(s) that aims to influence policy change
- AS91600 Examine a campaign of social action(s) to influence policy changes.
If you want to further prepare for future studies, we also offer the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4).
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.