COURSES

English Courses

Improve your English and change your world!

NZIE has experienced and well-qualified teachers who can help you improve your everyday and academic English.

The learning process is fun through a balanced mix of speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Our interactive classes will give you plenty of skills practice and one-to-one attention so you’ll be speaking and understanding English very quickly.

Level

All levels

duration

3-48 weeks

start dates

Every Monday

Full-time

20 hours/week

English Courses

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Reasons to Learn English:

  • To get a job or a promotion
  • To improve networking skills
  • To study further
  • To communicate better and get new friends
  • To volunteer in the community
  • To change your world
  • Our classes cover the full range of language studies including spelling, pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • You’ll get one-on-one time with a teacher throughout the course. This means we can track your progress and give you great support
  • NZIE English courses are available at different levels:  Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate
  • NZIE also offers NZCEL (General) Level 3 and NZCEL Level 4 (General or Academic)
  • Our teaching methods are enhanced by the use of audio, video and chosen materials
  • Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate in English from NZIE

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

Full-time Day: 20 teaching hours per week, Monday – Friday, From 9am to 1pm

$300 per week

3-48 Weeks

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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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