NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL)

Study Options

Full-time

Length

16 weeks

Level

Level 1 Foundation - Level 5, except Auckland which is Level 4 and 5 only

Intro

NZCEL programmes are designed to help students to “Live the Language.”  You will learn practical and academic English skills, how to communicate with people in a variety of familiar and unfamiliar contexts, work to widen vocabulary knowledge and gain confidence in using English whatever your level.

2020 Dates

Napier

17 February, 20 July

Auckland

16 March and 10 August

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Students who complete and pass an NZCEL programme will have earned 60 credits on a nationally recognised qualification.  For students who take the academic strand at NZCEL 3 and above, they will have access to mainstream programmes at EIT and some other NZ tertiary providers.  The options open to you will be dependent on your NZCEL level.

Entry

Entry requirements

Outline

NZCEL programmes are designed to help students to “Live the Language.”  You will learn practical and academic English skills, how to communicate with people in a variety of familiar and unfamiliar contexts, work to widen vocabulary knowledge and gain confidence in using English whatever your level.

You will have access to a language laboratory, library facilities and computer suites to support your learning.  One-to-one tutorials are an integral part of the course in order for you and your tutor to monitor progress.  You can also sign up for further help at the library or with our International Mentor if required.

 

Scholarships

EIT offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact scholarships@eit.ac.nz or call in for a chat.