New Zealand Certificate in Museum Practice

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Librarianship and Information Management


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the museum and gallery sector of Aotearoa New Zealand with people who are capable of applying knowledge and skills to enhance the operations and services provided for the benefit of the institution and the wider public.
For the purpose of the qualification the term Museum includes museums, art galleries, whare taonga, iwi cultural centres, cultural centres, science centres, interpretive centres, exhibition centres, and historic places.

It is intended for people training for a career, or currently in paid employment, or volunteering in a broad range of roles, in the museum sector of Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:


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Status one year after study

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 863 693
Phone: 0800 863 693
Fax: (04) 817 5399

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