NZ Certificate in Business (First Line Management) [Level 4]

Study Options



19 weeks


Level 4

You can be a Manager

Become a leader that motivates and inspires a team.

Managing a team is all about having the confidence and the techniques to lead effectively. This qualification will give you the self-assurance to be a great leader. It will give you the systems and tools to lead in a capable and confident manner and the motivation to take your career in management to the next level.

Are you looking for a change in career direction? Are you ready to step up to more of a leadership role? Or have you recently been made a supervisor, team leader or manager? Then 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.


Career Opportunities and Outcomes

Career opportunities could open up as a result of completing the NZ Certificate in Business (First Line Management). These may include roles as team leader, supervisor, or manager of a small team.

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Manage teams to achieve organisational goals in New Zealand business entities.
  • Manage teams in an effective manner in a bi- and multi-cultural environment.

You can go on to study the NZ Diploma in Business [Level 5] with courses in accounting, administration and technology, leadership and management,, project management, human resource management and marketing and sales. You could also take on the NZ Diploma in Business [Level 6].




The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand business entities with people who can manage effective teams when employed in first line management roles.

Subject areas include:

Technical knowledge and skills

People skills

Affective skills

Business environment skills


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

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Entry Requirements

Entry with Credit

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.

Find out more:

Hawke’s Bay Campus
Tairawhiti 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.