International students learning English

Exam Preparation for Cambridge B2 First English (FCE)


Course details

  • To be confirmed
  • Part-time
  • $341.53 (domestic students), $791.69 (international students)
  • Available for International Students. International Fee Guideline
  • Hamilton City Campus


A Cambridge English: First (FCE) qualification proves students with the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English. The FCE qualification is accepted by 20,000 institutions worldwide, including New Zealand universities and polytechnics. Grades A, B, C equivalent to IELTS 5.5 - 6.5.

This course will help students prepare for the FCE exam and will cover:

  • Test overview
  • Practice in four skills
  • Personalised feedback
  • Tips and advice

Students will attend classes four hours per week over a nine week period on Monday/Wednesday evenings from 5-9pm.

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Ready to sit the Cambridge B2 First Certificate in English (FCE) exam?

Find out more and book here.


Entry criteria


Please check the entry criteria for each programme to see which course is the best level for you to begin with. The entry criteria information can be found on each of the programme pages here online. You can also contact us directly to discuss the appropriate level for you at

Your first day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.

What you will need

Timetable information

All Wintec timetables are available online here.

How to find your way around

Campus maps can be found here.

Parking and bus information

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

He reo pōwhiri  - Your official welcome to Wintec

You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

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

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Clinical placement

Prospectus (course guide)

The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.

Access your copy of the Wintec Prospectus

The Wintec Prospectus (course guide) is available by downloading the file - click on the document below to access the file. Alternatively, to request a copy via email or the post, please complete the form below.

Request an emailable or printed copy of the Prospectus

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