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New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Foundation)

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Qualification

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Entry requirements

None

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language who have no command, or very minimal command of English. It is expected that candidates for this qualification will have literacy skills in another language.

Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate, with support, in very basic, familiar, everyday situations in order to begin to participate in an English Language environment.

This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) A1.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:

$39,000

Median earnings one year after study

$41,000

Median earnings two years after study

$47,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

45%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Whanganui Trust Scholarships and Education Grants

Provided by:

Whanganui Trust - The Secretary

Website:

http://www.morikau.com/trust.html

Value:

Up to $500 (see "Additional Information").

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Ernest William File Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$2,000 each

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (4) 463 3000
Fax: (04) 802 3112
Web: http://

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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