English Language Skills for Employment

Course highlights

Get the job you want by improving your English language skills.

This course will give you the English language skills you need to get a job in New Zealand. Our friendly tutors will also show you how to find and apply for jobs. This course is for people who only have a little bit of English.

You must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

All dates until July 2020 are cancelled until further notice

Duration 18 weeks (classes are two days per week, 10 hours per week)
Study location(s) MIT Otara. Plus multiple community venues
Study method Part-time
Domestic fees Fees Free*
Course code 851.127
Offered by School of Employment Pathways

Entry requirements

The programme is restricted to people as being pre-literate or with very low level of English language and literacy.

Course structure

The purpose of the course is to develop English Language skills to enable you to interact positively within your everyday life and work environment.

You will complete a minimum of 20 hours of face-to-face teaching and develop skills in:
  • Reading and Writing related to employment
  • Speaking and Listening related to employment
  • Basic digital literacy.

For more information on this course please phone Vanessa Lewis on (09) 968 8796. 

For general enquiries please contact Ask Me! Student Services at enquiries@manukau.ac.nz or phone 0800 62 62 52.

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.