NZ Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) [Level 5]

Study Options

Online, Part-time


Average completion time for part-time study is 9-12 months


Level 5

Develop the literacy and numeracy skills of adult learners

Whether you are a workplace educator or vocational trainer, if you want to enhance your teaching skills in reading, writing and numeracy, a qualification in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education could be what you need.

If you are a teaching practitioner and want to develop your skills in teaching numeracy and literacy to adult learners, this qualification could be for you.

You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with eCampus NZ. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.


No face-to-face classes, this course is fully online and requires approximately 600 hours of learning.


As a graduate of the NZ Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) you will be able to:

  • Design embedded literacy and numeracy strategies to enhance learner outcomes in a vocational or workplace programme.
  • Create and sustain a learner-centred teaching environment that respects learners’ mana and diverse backgrounds, and the wider educational and societal context, in order to facilitate quality learning.
  • Embed literacy and numeracy teaching and learning in a vocational or workplace programme with consideration of Aotearoa New Zealand’s unique context.
  • Use assessment and evaluation as tools to enhance student learning and own teaching practice in embedded literacy and numeracy teaching.

Career Opportunities and Outcomes

As a graduate of this qualification you may undertake further study towards other qualifications in adult and tertiary teaching at Level 5 and above.

As a graduate of this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge for roles such as vocational, workplace or other specific content educator, with the ability to embed literacy and numeracy within your programme.


For online study through eCampus NZ there are flexible monthly start dates.

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Entry Requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairāwhiti Campus





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 or call in for a chat.