New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4)

  • 26 July 2021 (New Plymouth only)
  • Level 4
  • 15 weeks full-time or part-time equivalent
    Available in New Plymouth and Hawera (March 2021)
  • $2,673 - Domestic student (2021)
    $9,750 - International student

Qualification overview

This qualification is for people intending to pursue focused development in the skills, capabilities, knowledge, and attributes needed to succeed at higher levels including at degree level, within the context of a field of study or career pathway.



Entry requirements

  • Open entry.

Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5.5 (with no score below 5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.

Career Options

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

Further study options

Holders of this qualification will be able to progress to further study or training at NZQF Level 5 and above (diploma or degree) related to the context of their programme.