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English Course Plus Working Holiday

Come to New Zealand and work, study and travel - all in one package.

A working holiday is an ideal way to truly experience the Kiwi culture.

The New Zealand Working Holiday Visa Scheme gives young people, aged between 18 and 30, the chance to travel to New Zealand and work during their stay. Depending on which country you’re coming from you can stay anywhere from 12 months to 23 months.

Please refer to Immigration.govt.nz for details

Levels

All levels

duration

3-48 weeks

start dates

Every Monday

Full-time

20hours/week

English Course Plus Working Holiday

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To qualify for this scheme you must:

  • Be a citizen of a country which has a Working Holiday Agreement with New Zealand;
  • Meet certain pre-requisites of age, health and character;
  • Meet specific criteria based on your country of origin (including the length of stay and available funds);
  • Be applying for the Working Holiday Visa Scheme for the first time.

To find our whether you are eligible for this programme, please contact us and we’ll let you know as soon as possible.

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Every week on Monday (except for the weeks that include Christmas and New Year).

3 – 48 Weeks

Once you’ve successfully completed this course you can; Travel or work (Visa conditions apply) in New Zealand.

On completion of this course, you will come away with a General English Certificate from New Zealand Institute of Education – plus plenty of great memories

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NZIE is accredited and approved by:

New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA)

This is a government department that sets the standards for courses and quality. https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/. NZIE is a Category 2 Provider. You can find the last EER report here.

Tertiary Education Commission (TEC)

This government department funds institutes to accept local domestic students. This means that New Zealanders can study at NZIE and also access the Student Loan and Allowance scheme to support them through their studies. https://www.tec.govt.nz/

Improve your career prospects with an English Language Programme at NZIE

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 Academic, all applicants must meet the following requirements:  

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and
 
b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] or the NZCEL General Level 4) [1882]) qualification; or 
 
c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and
 
d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and
 
e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment; OR Have a student visa

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Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 4 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Applied Level 3 [3667] qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR B2 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency OR Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment.

Entry Criteria:

To be admitted into NZ Certificate in English Language Level 3 General, all applicants must meet the following requirements:

a) Be a speaker of English as an additional language; and

b) Hold a NZCEL Level 2 qualification; or

c) Pass an NZIE entry test that meets the requirements for the CEFR mid B1 requirements or equivalent; and

d) Be of a minimum age of 16 years or older; and.

e) Be a New Zealand citizen or resident; or have Certificate of Refugee Status and evidence of eligibility to study for the duration of enrolment.

Fees 2020

Student loans available through Study Link. Check if you are eligible here. 

Fees-Free Study.  

You are only eligible for Fees-Free if you haven’t previously undertaken more than 60 credits (half a year of equivalent full-time tertiary education, 0.5 EFTS) at Level 3 or above on the NZQF – New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

To check if you meet the requirements, visit the New Zealand Government’s Fees-Free website and enter your National Student Number (NSN)

If you do not have an NSN, contact your Student Support Advisor.

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