New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2)

  • 26 July 2021
  • Level 2
  • 15 weeks full-time
    Available in New Plymouth (March & July) and Hawera (July)
  • FEES FREE - Domestic student
    $9,750 - International student

Qualification overview

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.




Students complete THREE compulsory courses:

  • This Is Me
  • This Is Me In The Wider World
  • This Is My Pathway

And ONE elective: 

  • Restaurant Pathway or
  • Salon Pathway or
  • Trades Pathway or
  • Fitness Pathway or
  • Health Pathway

When completing the online enrolment form please choose your preferred elective and the Admissions or Pathways team will be in touch to talk to you further if needed.  Please note electives will be offered subject to numbers.  

Entry requirements

  • Open entry

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.