NZCEL 3 & 4
New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 and 4
Day and Night English Classes Available**
Auckland North Shore – Takapuna & Albany**
* NZCEL Free Tuition English Courses are available for NZ Residents Visa Holders, Refugees and Citizens.
Please note there all students must purchase a book through a $70-120 material fee. If you are an international student please contact our team for Fees information.
** To be confirmed – limited spaces.
NZCEL 3 & 4
17 February 2020
20 July 2020
NZCEL Level 3 General is for learners with reasonable confidence in English looking to improve their skills. Learners will practise reading, listening, speaking, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at an intermediate level.
This course is for learners with good confidence in English looking to become fluent. Learners will practise reading, listening, speaking, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation at an upper-intermediate level.
The New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 General is intended for learners of English as an second language, who wish to increase their English language proficiency for general communication purposes.
The aim of the programme is to enable graduates for whom English is an additional language to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations with fluency and flexibility in community/societal settings for general communication purposes. This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) mid B2. This qualification is designed to provide learners with the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations with fluency and flexibility in community or societal settings.
For fluent English speakers looking to improve their academic skills, such as writing assessments, making presentations and participating in discussions of specific topics with an academic focus.
The New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 Academic is an intensive programme of study requiring one semester of full time or its equivalent in part-time study.
The aim of this qualification is to develop students’ language skills so that they can communicate independently and effectively in familiar and some less familiar situations, with fluency and flexibility in academic English language contexts. This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2 or IELTS 5.5 – 6.0. This qualification is designed to provide learners with the English language skills in academic contexts to have the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to pathway to a level 5 diploma programme.
To be admitted into this programme, all applicants must meet the following requirements:
*Free for NZ Residents, Citizens, and Refugees. Limited Spaces Available.
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/
Domestic and international students must have completed:
NZQF level 5, or
a 3-year Diploma, or
in a field related to the applicant’s chosen major for the Advanced Management, International Marketing, and Hospitality Management majors; in an engineering discipline for the Engineering Management major; or in a health care-related discipline for the Healthcare Management major.
In lieu of a formal qualification, applicants may apply if they have at least three years suitable work experience. Under this criteria it is expected the work experience be directly related to the field the applicant wishes to major. The suitability of the applicant will be assessed and decided by the NZIE Academic Board.
Applicants for whom English is not their first language are required to have an IELTS academic score of 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5, or TOEFL (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE), or TOEFL (iBT) score of 60 (with writing score of 18), or Cambridge English Examinations FCE, or FCE for schools, or CAE, or CPE with a score of 169. No less than 162 in each skill, or NZCEL Level 4, with the academic endorsement, or Pearson Test of English (Academic) with an Academic score of 50, or City & Guilds IESOL, B2 communicator or with a score of 66. Results must come from one test conducted in the last 2 years.