New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa


20 Weeks

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

To be eligible for entry into this programme, applicants must: - be at least 18 years of age at the commencement of the programme; and - have successfully completed a level 4 qualification, or NCEA level 2; - Applicants who do not meet these entry requirements may be granted special admission by Aukaha Ako (Delivery). In this case, applicants must: - provide proof of relevant educational/work /life experience in adult - education; and - meet the competencies required in literacy and numeracy; and - provide evidence of their ability to successfully pursue and complete the programme. And; - Complete an application package; and - Participate in an interview and selection process to demonstrate suitability to the programme.

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)
$0 $0
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$3,170 $3,170
Total $3,170 $3,170

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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 $41,384
Earnings range $29,676 - $48,166
In employment 62%
In further study 30%
On a benefit 4%

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

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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.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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

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