What will I learn?

This qualification is intended to assist people engaging or re-engaging with learning who have the basic capabilities needed to pursue education or employment pathways but require further development to confidently use them to succeed in those pathways. It recognises the importance of applying core capabilities such as confidence, basic knowledge and skills, and literacy and numeracy, in a range of familiar contexts.

You will learn how to:

  • Search, comprehend, use and communicate information from a variety of texts and digital media relevant to the context
  • Apply basic knowledge, including literacy and numeracy skills, to solve problems relevant to the context
  • Reflect on experiences with a range of people, cultures and communities
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in a team or group to achieve a task or outcome
  • Develop and reflect on relevant learning and career goals.

Career Options

Depending on the courses chosen, students may be able to seek entry level employment in a variety of areas.

Further Study Options

Graduates may proceed to study towards higher level WITT qualifications.

Study options

Full Time (15 weeks)

Tuition fees
NZ$9,750.00 (5,03,311) per year
Start date

26 July 2021


Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

New Plymouth Campus,

20 Bell Street,



4310, New Zealand

Full Time (15 weeks)

Tuition fees
NZ$9,750.00 (5,03,311) per year
Start date

26 July 2021


Hawera Campus

40A Union Street,


4610, New Zealand

Entry requirements

For international students

Open entry

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.