This programme is the first step you need to take to prepare yourself for a career in many industries, from Construction Management and Engineering to Business and Community and Social Work.
- Learn how to communicate better in different situations from the workplace to community activities
- Get further skills to succeed in academic study
- When you graduate you can apply to many Diploma and Bachelor programmes
- 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
- Scholarships are available
For this programme, you will need the following:
1. Be at least 16 years old by the time the programme begins
2. Have English as a second language and have the following:
- Hold a NZCEL (Level 3) (Academic) or equivalent; or
- Achieve an appropriate score on our English Language Placement test
3. Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, have a student visa or hold a Certificate of Refugee Status with eligibility to study
Don’t meet these requirements? We also accept:
- Provide sufficient evidence to be eligible for special or discretionary admission.
For more information download the programme regulations:
Courses and timetables
For more details on the courses including timetables, please click on the course names below.
|Oral & Text-based Skills (L4) (EAPL4190)||30 credits (0.25 EFTS)||To develop students’ spoken accuracy and fluency in the English language and their understanding of spoken English texts within a limited range of familiar contexts and genres|
|English for Academic Purposes (L4) (EAPL4191)||30 credits (0.25 EFTS)||To develop students’ language skills so that they can communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations, with fluency and flexibility in academic English language contexts.|
|English for Social and Community Purposes (L4) (EAPL4193)||30 credits (0.25 EFTS)||To develop students’ English language and cultural skills to enable them to communicate with developing independence and fluency in a range of everyday social and community contexts|