Level 2

(for local and international students)

Improve your English language skills for free*

Build on your basic understanding of the English language and learn more advanced speaking and writing skills.
Overview

Programme highlights

Improve your English language skills.

This programme is for local and international students. You need to have a basic understanding of the English language.

You will learn how to get better at speaking English. You will also learn how to read simple pieces of writing and write in clear sentences.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry criteria:

  • Have New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 1)

OR

  • A  level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) A2

There is no IELTS equivalent for this level.

Selection requirements

Applicants will be selected in order of completed applications received

Provisional entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme or training scheme may be eligible to be enrolled. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements may also be eligible to be enrolled in exceptional circumstances where they can demonstrate capability for study at the required level. Such decisions must consider any applicable pre-requisites and will be made by the Head of School.

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Programme structure

Programme structure

You will need to complete four (15 credit) compulsory courses:

844.231 Speaking and listening 1 (15 credits)

This course will enable you to understand and use basic language in familiar situations to engage in routine tasks, social encounters and exchanges of information with emerging fluency and accuracy.

844.232 Speaking and listening 2 (15 credits)

This course will enable you to understand and use basic language in familiar situations to engage in routine tasks, social encounters and exchanges of information with emerging fluency and accuracy.

844.220 Reading and writing 1 (15 credits)

Learn to read and understand simple texts on routine topics and identify specific predictable information in short texts.

844.221 Reading and writing 2 (15 credits)

Learn to read and understand simple texts on familiar topics and identify specific predictable information in short texts.

Careers and pathways

Further training or study

NZ Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

Career opportunities

Graduates of this certificate will have the English language skills to work in positions that require simple face-to-face interpersonal communication, an understanding of simple spoken and written instructions and descriptions and completion of simple forms relevant to workplace contexts.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at MIT is designed for those who already have on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money but also help you to complete your qualification faster. Learn more.

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.