New Zealand Certificate in Study and Employment Pathways

New Zealand Management Academies Limited

Subject area

General Education Programmes not elsewhere classified



16 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

Academic Criteria * Hold a qualification at NZQCF Level 2 or equivalent. English Language Criteria * Domestic students with ESOL must be proficient in English language This may require an LN entry evaluation to confirm language comprehension.. Health & Safety * Interview confirming health status and ability to participate in required exercise/swim components of the programme. Admissions Processes: Where a domestic student does not appear fluent in English (i.e., able to speak or understand easily in English, without a lot of pauses, they will be required to complete the LN entry evaluation to confirm language comprehension. Additional for International Applicants: English Language: General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 OR equivalent under Rule 18. Can only enrol in face-to-face delivery option to meet visa requirements Additional requirements for distance applicants: * A comfortable chair * Suitable device for online learning

Detailed requirements

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


16 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,379 $3,379
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,765 $2,765
Total $6,144 $6,144

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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) 309 7802
Fax: (09) 2701269

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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