English Language Skills for Migrants and Refugees

Who should attend

This course is for migrants and refugees.

This short course is ideal for new English learners with little or basic literacy in their native language.

Course highlights

You will learn basic English language skills and find out how to speak and write in English.

English Language Skills for Migrants and Refugees are delivered in multiple community venues.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Ongoing enrolments are accepted throughout the year.

Duration 36 weeks (not including 2 weeks holiday). Classes are two days per week (Monday and Tuesday), from MIT, 6-10 hours per week
Study location(s) MIT Otara, Howick, Highland Park, Takanini, Mt. Roskill, Pakuranga, Mt Albert, Epsom, Newmarket and Manurewa.
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Study method Part-time
Domestic fees Fees Free*
Course code 851.126
Offered by School of Languages, Literacy and Numeracy

Entry requirements

Must be a New Zealand resident or citizen.

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 everyday life
  • Speaking and Listening related to everyday life
  • 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.