New Zealand Certificate in Pacific Language (Tonga) (Level 3)
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Learn to speak Lea Faka-Tonga (the Tongan language) and develop your understanding of Tongan culture.
This qualification is for anyone who works with Pacific-nations people and wants to improve their communication skills.
If you're of a Tongan descent raised in New Zealand, this is also your chance to reconnect to your language and culture.
You'll learn skills in:
- Reading and writing
- Understanding cultural practices.
“Ko e Lea Faka-Tongá koe ‘elito ia hotau ‘ulungaanga Faka-Tongá.”
Our language is the fundamental feature of our Tongan culture. (Makeleta Taufa, 2005)
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||
Part-time for 1 year (32 teaching weeks), evenings plus two Saturdays.
|International fees||Not available to international students|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Certificate in Pacific Language (Level 3)
Study pacific languages at MIT
Information is correct as at 21 April 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 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 www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. 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.