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New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)

16 weeks
Diploma / certificate
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Program description

This programme will provide students with upper intermediate/advanced English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening which will enable them to deal effectively and confidently with most situations in an English speaking country.

What will I learn?

Students will learn a range of skills to develop their level of reading, writing, speaking and listening in English Language with an academic theme.

Career opportunities and pathways

These skills will provide a basis for progression into mainstream academic courses from the NZQF Level 5 and above.

Admission requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be 16 years of age or older on the 1st of January in the year that the student enrols, unless approved otherwise by the Programme Leader.
  • The student can reasonably expect to achieve the standards required for successful completion of the programme or course.

Students require a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or must gain intermediate/upper-intermediate level in a test administered by an approved third party provider (such as Vital English) to gain entry into this programme or have attained NZCEL (Level 3).

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About this institute


NorthTec is the only Northland-based Tertiary Education Institute (TEI) that provides programmes ranging from foundation, certificate, diploma and degree levels Working closely with local and national industries, NorthTec provides practical, quality training that meets Northland’s needs. NorthTec has campuses and learning centres...

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