Programme overview

Now open for applications.

Study level two English to prepare yourself for future study. Unitec uses the latest teaching practices, uses collaborative learning spaces, and provides a true campus community experience.


  • Learn how to listen, read, write and speak in English in different situations
  • Get the language and study skills to succeed in academic study
  • 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)
  • Learn in a fast and flexible 16 week programme
  • Fees free to all NZ residents 

After completing this programme, you will:

  • Have the language skills required to communicate in familiar situations with some independence.
  • Be able to continue your education with the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

Note: This programme is pending NZQA approval.

Admission requirements

To be confirmed - 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 1) 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.

Programme Regulations

Courses and timetables

To be confirmed pending NZQA approval