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 teaching weeks (two days per week)
Study location(s) MIT Ōtara, Albany, Botany, Howick, Takanini, Mt. Roskill, Pakuranga, Takapuna and Glenfield. Online classes available from anywhere in new Zealand.
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Study method Part-time
Domestic fees Free to NZ Citizens & Permanent Residents*
Course code 851.126

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, phone 0800 62 62 52 or enquire below.

Information is correct as at 29 November 2023. The fee quoted is an indicative short course fee. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. Short courses stated as eligible for free study in 2024 are based on the 2023 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2024. International Students holding an appropriate visa may enrol on this course. All short course fees are in New Zealand Dollars and inclusive of GST. Manukau Institute of Technology reserves the right to cancel or postpone a course with insufficient enrolments or for any other reason where cancellation is necessary before the course is planned to start. 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.