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¿Qué aprenderé?

The New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) will give you the confidence, knowledge, and skills 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.

Upon successful completion, you can continue your study journey in the following subjects:

  • Architecture and architectural technology
  • Art and Design
  • Business
  • Construction management and quantity surveying
  • Early childhood education
  • Engineering (electrical and civil)
  • Environmental and animal sciences
  • Land surveying
  • Nursing and medical imaging
  • Screen arts, acting, and technical production
  • Social work and community development
  • Sport, exercise and recreation
  • Trades (automotive, mechanical, carpentry, plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying)

Once you've applied, we'll get in touch to find out what you want to specialise in. This will determine what courses you can choose from.


  • Learn in a supportive adult-learning environment: our lecturers are friendly, supportive, and knowledgeable.
  • Develop the study skills, background knowledge, and confidence to succeed in your future studies and in the workplace.
  • A mix of group and individual work, seminars, debates, whanau hui, oral and written exercises, and self-­directed learning.
  • When you successfully complete this programme, you will be able to apply to enter other Certificate and Diploma programmes.

To complete the Certificate you need to pass four courses, totaling 60 credits. 45 of these credits must be at level 3. Each course is worth 15 credits.

Please note: International students who graduate will NOT be eligible for a post-study work visa upon completion of this programme.


  • Entry into further study at certificate or diploma level.


February or July


Mt Albert, Wait?kere

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Bridgepoint

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (16 semanas)

Costos de estudio
NZ$7.610,00 (US$ 5.440) por año
Fecha de inicio

28 Febrero 2022, 25 Julio 2022


Waitakere Campus

5 - 7,

Ratanui Street,



0612, New Zealand

a tiempo completo (16 semanas)

Costos de estudio
NZ$7.610,00 (US$ 5.440) por año
Fecha de inicio

28 Febrero 2022, 25 Julio 2022


Unitec Institute of Technology

Mt Albert Campus,

139 Carrington Road,


Mt Albert,

1025, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Entry requirements vary from country to country.
Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to New Zealand NCEA
For more details, please check the institution website.

  • Be at least 17 years old by the time the programme begins
  • A minimum of 3 years secondary education

If English is not your first language you need to have Academic IELTS score of 5.5 (no band<5.0) or equivalent. Have achieved at least one English proficiency outcome in the last two years.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.