New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)

Give yourself a head-start on future study with Tai Poutini Polytechnic’s New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3). You’ll gain the skills you need to succeed as you prepare for your dream job.

About the programme

Maybe you didn’t finish high school and you’re looking to get back to study, or you might just need some help to make sure you’re ready for a new training programme. Tai Poutini Polytechnic can help you learn how to manage your time, work as part of a team, communicate clearly, solve problems and gain the confidence to take on higher-level study. The programme is focused on what you want to achieve and you can chose a training or subject area to focus on so you’re ready for the next step. 

If you want to get ahead of the game and prepare yourself for higher level study or be work ready, it makes sense to sign up for the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3). 

Core elements

  • To enable students to develop and apply a range of academic and self-management skills for tertiary study and career pathways
  • To enable students to apply core concepts and skills required in a trades based career
  • To enable students to complete basic projects in a trades environment
  • To enable students to build on previously acquired skills and complete projects in a trades environment

Further study options

This qualification is for people intending to pursue focused development in the skills, capabilities, knowledge and attributes needed to succeed at NZQF Level 3 or 4 or above, within the context of a field of study or career pathway.

You will be offered a place subject to meeting the entry and selection requirements and the availability of places on the programme. The Polytechnic reserves the right to not accept late applications, i.e., after the programme has started. The Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel, prior to commencement, any programme which does not attract a minimum number of students. The fees shown are indicative only. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change. For further information visit here.