Inclusive education for everyday life

New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)

Programme highlights

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.

Key facts

Start month(s)

February, July

Study location(s)

MIT Ōtara

Level 1
Domestic fees


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Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)

Not available

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Programme code NZ2853

Full-time for 1 year (38 teaching weeks), part-time available.
The maximum time to complete this programme part-time is 2 years.

Study method

Full-time, Part-time (in-class and online supported learning)

Credits 75
International fees Not available to international students
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)

Not available

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Qualification leads to

New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)

with an optional strand in Skills for Working

Entry requirements


Open entry for domestic students

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

Programme structure

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.

Key dates and timetables

To find the key dates and timetables of this programme, please view the education calendar.

Career opportunities

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.

Information is correct as at 9 November 2021. 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 2022 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2022 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2022 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. 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 Limited 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.