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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Nursing and Health NorthTec

New Zealand


Course info


This programme is designed to help you develop the skills to pathway to diploma and degree programmes including the Nursing, Social Work and Applied Science, Conservation and Environment. You'll be encouraged and challenged to take your academic learning and thinking to a higher level, and become an independent, enquiring and strategic learner.

How will I learn?

Our programmes have been developed to allow for blended learning. This means you can learn anywhere in Northland ONLINE, with regular scheduled facilitated sessions with tutors at learning hubs in Kaitaia, Kerikeri and Whangarei.

What will I learn?

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • locate, select and analyse relevant information from a variety of sources and apply to context-relevant tasks and problems
  • work independently and collaboratively on context-relevant academic tasks and problems
  • construct a reasoned and researched argument, communicated using a range of appropriate media
  • develop and critique a study and career plan that identifies specific long-term career goals.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Nursing and Health.

Full Time (1 semester)

Tuition fees

NZ $9,200 for the entire course





Whangarei Campus,

51 Raumanga Valley Road,



0110, New Zealand

Entry requirement for international students

All applicants must meet ONE of the following:

  • Have achieved 40 credits NCEA Level 2, including 10 Level 1 Literacy credits and 10 Level 1 Mathematic credits; or
  • Have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3); or
  • Be able to demonstrate skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) that have been acquired through study, work and/or life experience.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have and IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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