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 Free to NZ Citizens & Permanent Residents*
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, 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.