Inclusive education for everyday life
Duration and study methods
Full-time for 1 year (38 teaching weeks), part-time available.
The maximum time to complete this programme part-time is 2 years.
QualificationNew Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)Programme code: NZ2853
International feesNot available to international students
Our inclusive education programme is for anyone with learning or intellectual disabilities.
You will develop your independent living skills and learn skills that can help you find work or further your education.
Our friendly tutors will support you with in-class and online learning in a way that suits your needs.
Open entry for domestic students
There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.
You will need to complete the below four courses (75 credits):
901.114 I’ve got this (18 credits)
Gain self-management skills required for study and work.
901.115 I am Aotearoa New Zealand (19 credits)
Apply self-management skills required to study and work.
901.116 Where to next? (18 credits)
Planning and preparation for future work and/or study.
901.117 Ready, set, go (20 credits)
Keeping healthy, safe and well to participate fully in everyday life.
Further training or study
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1 and/or 2)
This programme is tailored to individual needs. Students then have the opportunity to be referred to an employment agency (PolyEmp) which works alongside MIT to support students into employment.
All Level 1 and 2 programmes excluding First Aid certificate courses will be free in 2023 for New Zealand citizens, residents entitled to reside in New Zealand indefinitely, and refugees and protected persons (under the Immigration Act 2009), of all ages, that are eligible for tertiary study. All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status required. Entry criteria, and some costs, may also apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact StudyLink for more information.
Information is correct as at 3 November 2022. 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 2023 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2023 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2023 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 2023 are based on the 2022 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2023. 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 part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Te Pukenga is accredited under the provisions of the Education and Training Act 2020. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.