New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General)

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Qualification

Duration

20 Weeks

Total student fees

$1,708

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language, who wish to increase their English language proficiency for general communication.

Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations with fluency and flexibility in community/societal settings.

This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) mid B2.

This qualification allows the community to recognise the proficiency level at which the graduate can use English for social and transactional purposes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

There is no specific English language entry requirement as English level will be assessed through placement testing. The level of the programme in which the student enrols will be determined by an initial placement test.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

20 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,708 $1,708
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,787 $2,787
Total $4,495 $4,495

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


Student Success

59%


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 N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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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