New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) Industry Cadetship

(Projects in Customer Service, Digital Technology, Financial Administration or Tourism)

Programme highlights

­Get the skills you need to study at tertiary level.

This programme is for you if you want to improve your learning and study skills before going on to higher level study in:

  • Business
  • Financial Administration
  • Digital Technology
  • Tourism.

Our friendly tutors will also support you in improving your reading, writing, numeracy and digital literacy skills.

Download the Programme Guide and Timetable

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Manukau
Level 2
Domestic fees Free*
Youth Guarantee (fees-free*) Not available
Programme Code NZ2862
Duration

19 weeks (full-time) includes two weeks study break

Study Method Full-time
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$10,200 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*) Not available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for Domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link: https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

International students

Test your English level to help you plan.

Take our free online English test to get a basic indication of your English level. This will help you understand what programmes you can apply for and what preparation you may require before you start your programme of study.

Need IELTS?

Book your British Council IELTS test with us.

You will complete your test in one day, plus get free online tuition to help you succeed. We offer paper-based or computer-delivered IELTS. Choose computer-delivered IELTS and get your results in 5 days.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below three courses (60 credits):

105.235 Industry Cadetship Project (30 credits)

The industry project gives you the chance to apply and demonstrate the skills you have gain in literacy and numeracy, with a focus on one of the following areas:

Customer Service

It’s all about people so develop your personal communication and people skills through the use of digital technologies and tools that will help prepare you for further study or career options related to the Customer Service industry. You will strengthen your skills while working on a career focused project as an Industry Cadet - Customer Service Representative.

Digital Technologies

It’s all about IT so develop and strengthen your use of digital technologies and tools to help prepare you for further study or career options related to the Digital Technologies industry. You will strengthen your skills while working on a career focussed project as an Industry Cadet – Digital Technologies Support.

Financial Administration

It’s all about understanding numbers so develop and strengthen your personal financial toolkit by building on your budgeting skills and everyday financial transactions within a business, through the use of digital technologies and tools that will help prepare you for further study or career options related to Financial Administration. You will strengthen your skills while working on a career focussed project as an Industry Cadet - Financial Administrator.

Tourism

It’s all about Tamaki Makaurau, Auckland as a tourist destination so develop your knowledge of the City of Sales through the use of digital technologies and tools, that will help prepare you for further study or career options related to the Tourism industry. You will strengthen your skills while working on a career focussed project as an Industry Cadet – Tourism Visitor Support.

141.212 Financial Toolkit (Mathematics in Practice) (15 credits)

Through authentic learning experiences, you will develop and expand your numeracy skills for your personal life, study and intended career choice.

181.221 Workplace Readiness (Communication in Practice) (15 credits)

Through authentic learning experiences, you will develop and expand your literacy skills for your personal life, study and intended career choice.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the business calendar.

Information is correct as at October 2019. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2020 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2020 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2020 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2020 are based on the 2019 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2020. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.