New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Foundation) (Level 1)
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|Module code||Module title||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
|LANG100||Level 1 (Foundation) - Listening||1||15|
|LANG101||Level 1 (Foundation) - Speaking||1||15|
|LANG102||Level 1 (Foundation) - Reading||1||15|
|LANG103||Level 1 (Foundation) - Writing||1||15|
The New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Foundation) (Level 1) offers the necessary language proficiency for entry into further English language programmes, usually NZCEL (Level 1).
General academic admission
a) To be eligible for this programme, candidates must be 16 years or older, and must take part in a selection interview and will be required to take a Placement Test to determine their current English language level and learning goals.
a) Candidates must be 16 years or older.
b) Candidates must take part in a selection interview and will be required to take a placement test to determine their current English Language level and learning goals.
c) Candidates must demonstrate a reasonable chance of success in the programme.
English language requirements
Candidates for this programme will have no command or very minimal command of English. Placement in this programme will be determined by the Centre for Languages Placement Test.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
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