New Zealand Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Subject area

Teacher Education not elsewhere classified


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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 Aotearoa New Zealand with people who can understand and support the learning and development of individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) in a range of institutional and community settings.
This qualification is for teacher aides, parents and caregivers, employers, educators, and professionals in SLD-related fields.
Graduates will work in partnership with individuals and whānau, and collaborate with the teams around them, under the guidance of an SLD professional or teacher.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Teacher Education at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (4) 463 3000
Fax: (04) 802 3112

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


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