New Zealand Certificate in Study and Employment Pathways

Oceania Career Academy Limited

Subject area

General Education Programmes not elsewhere classified



20 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide people with the skills, capabilities, knowledge and attributes needed to progress and succeed in their field of study or employment pathway.

This qualification is for people intending to pursue further qualifications in their chosen field of study or employment pathway at New Zealand Qualifications Framework Level 4 or above.

The qualification acknowledges the primacy of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in programme design and delivery.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A student must be: * a minimum of 16 years of age for acceptance on this programme; And/Or * at school over the age of 16 years who is intending to leave school to gain employment. Students who are recommended by a school; or those who are not in education, employment or training will be counselled by OCA and Fono staff to assess the likelihood of their achievement of the programme and the value of the outcome to their future vocational and/or education pathway; * or a person who has left school and is currently not in employment, education or training; * or a person in the community seeking motivation and a change in a direction related to employment; * successful applicants must have the physical capability and a level of literacy and numeracy to achieve success (the OCA generic tutor position requires the tutor to have qualifications or equivalency in adult literacy). Applicants will be interviewed as part of the OCA Whanau Ora approach to support and guidance and to assess their individual goals and possible requirements for targeted assistance to achieve them.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


20 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,564 $3,564
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,787 $2,787
Total $6,351 $6,351

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $39,000
Earnings range $30,000 - $49,000
In employment 40%
In further study 23%
On a benefit 14%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 903 3550

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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