Literacy and Numeracy Skills for Everyday Life

Course highlights

Improve your  literacy and numeracy skills. Our classes are for anyone wanting to improve the skills they need in their everyday life.

We can tailor our classes to suit your needs. We have experienced, friendly literacy and numeracy tutors.

Key facts

Start Date(s)

Please enquire for course start dates

Duration 18 weeks (not including 2 weeks holiday. Classes are two days per week, 10 hours per week)
Study location(s) MIT Ōtara
Study method Part-time
Domestic fees Fees Free*
Course code 851.124

Entry requirements

This programme is only available to people with no formal qualifications or with less than 12 credits in literacy (English) and/or numeracy (Mathematics).

Course structure

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

You will complete a minimum of 80 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
  • Numeracy related to everyday life.

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

For general enquiries please contact Ask Me! Student Services at 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 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.