Explore your options

Whether you've just left school or you're changing careers, a Bridgepoint foundation qualification will give you the knowledge you need to progress into higher education or a job. Each programme has been put together with employment pathways in mind, so you can be sure the skills you learn are relevant and needed by employers.

Bridgepoint foundation qualifications also cover a wide range of subjects, to give you plenty of options for what to study next. You could pathway towards all sorts of different careers, including nursing, early childhood education, construction, engineering, business, sport, or design and visual arts.

Bridgepoint programmes are offered at a range of levels so that you share classes with people with similar study and career goals to you. Your tutors will support you to develop the academic skills, confidence and technical knowledge you need to return to education and improve your career opportunities.

Programmes and study path

Start with a programme that suits your qualifications and/or experience, then progress to a level that achieves your goals.
PROGRAMME LEVEL DURATION CAREER OPTIONS START DATES
Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 3): Whitinga 3 Full-time for 16 weeks or part-time options available This programme prepares you for further study at certificate or diploma level. Starts February or July
Certificate of University Preparation (Level 4) 4 Full-time for 16 weeks or part-time options available This programme prepares you ready for degree-level study at universities, institutes of technology and polytechnics in New Zealand. Starts February or July