Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Unitec Institute of Technology


Unitec Institute of Technology

Back to course results View more courses from Unitec Institute of Technology

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

Key information

Level of study:
Tuition fees:
16 weeks
Start date: 20-September-2021
Unitec Institute of Technology
Course enquiry Shortlist shortlist loader
2 of 20 Your selection was not able to be shortlisted, please try again

Course details


Study our foundational English programme and get the skills to succeed in your career or further study.

This English programme is designed to give you general English and study skills and is the first step in your English learning journey. You’ll learn how to communicate effectively in different situations; from the workplace, to community activities, to conversations with your friends and family.

Unitec employs the latest teaching practices, uses collaborative learning spaces, and provides a true campus and community experience, so you'll be prepared for success in a range of programmes, such as:

  • NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills – Allied Trades
  • NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills – Carpentry
  • NZ Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Where to from here?

Successful completion of this programme will allow you entry into the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3), as well as any other Unitec programme that requires IELTS 5.0, including select Level 3 Unitec Certificates.

Please note: International students who graduate will NOT be eligible for a post-study work visa upon completion of this programme.


Improve your English for work in a professional field or continue your studies.


February, April, July, September


Mt Albert

Entry criteria

  • To be at least 17 years old by the time the programme starts
  • A New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2) or equivalent, or achieve an appropriate score on Unitec's Language Studies English Language Placement Test.
  • IELTS score of 4.5 (no band <4.0) or equivalent


The listings provided on the StudyinNewZealand.govt.nz ("SINZ") website are for information and promotional purposes only. ENZ does not endorse any of the education providers listed, and the information, content and material provided in the listings is the sole responsibility of each education provider. This search is powered by Hotcourses.