Programme overview

Now open for applications.
This English programme also prepares you for a career in many different industries, in school, at home and in the workplace.


  • Learn how to communicate in different situations from the workplace to community activities
  • Get the language and study skills to succeed in academic study
  • Prepare for further study in higher level certificate programmes
  • Use the latest technology and apps to help you learn
  • Get access to great teachers and equipment (including a well-equipped Library, Language Learning Centre and computer labs)
  • Gain an understanding of ethical, bicultural and social issues in NZ
  • Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
  • English language scholarships available to help you study
After completing this course, you will:
  • Have the language skills required to communicate in familiar situations with increasing independence and fluency.
  • Be able to continue your education with the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3)

Note: This programme is pending NZQA approval.

Admission requirements

TBC pending NZQA approval
For this programme, you will need the following:
1. Be at least 16 years old by the time the programme begins
2. Hold a New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2); or
3. Achieve an appropriate score on our English Language Placement Test.
Don’t meet these requirements? We also accept:
  • Sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission.

Courses and timetables

All courses and timetables for 2018 will be available shortly.