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Introduction to Team Leadership 3

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3)


Course details

  • Jul 2020
  • One Year
  • Part-time
  • Fee free for New Zealand permanent residents and citizens
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Fee-Free
  • Level 3
  • Various locations around New Zealand (please enquire)


This programme is for people who have the potential to be appointed to team leadership roles or who have recently become a team leader.

View programme modules

Module codeModule titleLevelCreditsPre-requisitesCo-requisites
BUTL301Understanding the
BUTL302Working Effectively in a
Team 1
BUTL303Working Effectively in a
Team 2
BUTL304Applying Principles for
Effective Teams

Why choose this programme?

  • Learn the skills to become a great team leader
  • Develop communication skills within a team
  • Complete a qualification while still working
  • $0.00 fees (fully funded)

Who should enrol?

  • New team leaders wanting to increase their skills and knowledge
  • Anyone aspiring to become a team leader
  • Team leaders who want a formal qualification

What is the time commitment?

  • The programme is delivered over 12 months
  • NZQA guidelines suggest up to 480 hours of total study time for a 48 credit programme, this is the equivalent of 10 hours study per week.
  • There are four full day face-to-face sessions to attend (1 session approx. every 2 months)
  • The remaining hours of learning are completed online, in a student's own time over 12 months.

    Career/further opportunities

    Graduates of this programme will have the skills and knowledge to contribute to effective team performance and the potential to be effective in a leadership role within a team.

    Entry criteria

    General academic admission

    a) Minimum of three years secondary education; or
    b) A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2; or
    c) Equivalent.

    Special admission

    Domestic applicants aged 20 years or above who have not met the General Admission or entry requirements for a programme but whose skills, education or work experience indicate that they have a reasonable chance of success may be eligible for Special Admission. Special admission will be granted at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee.

    Provisional entry

    Domestic applicants aged under 20 years who have not met the general academic admission and entry criteria for a programme but who can demonstrate a reasonable chance of success through other educational attainment and/or work or life experience may be eligible for provisional entry at the discretion of the Centre Director or designated nominee. Provisional entry places restrictions on re-enrolment to be lifted if the applicant’s performance is deemed satisfactory by the Centre Director or designated nominee.

    Selection criteria

    Candidates are in employment, or have access to an organisation.

    English language requirements

    Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.

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    Your first day

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    What you will need

    Timetable information

    All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

    How to find your way around

    Parking and bus information

    Both the Rotokauri and City campuses have parking available - permits are required. Learn more about parking. Find out about discounted bus services here.

    Wintec pōwhiri/nau mai, haere mai

    Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

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    Paying for your study

    Course related costs

    Additional information


    Purchasing textbooks

    If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

    Hamilton-based supplier

    • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

    New Zealand-based suppliers

    General book suppliers

    First aid certificate

    Health status



    Clinical placement

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