New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

If you’re employed as an adult educator in an academic or workplace setting, this qualification will build on your knowledge and skills so that you become proficient in your field of work, promote equitable outcomes for adult learners and help shape the next generation of learners.

This one-year part time qualification involves x3 20 credit courses (see below) and is completed through blended learning; a mix of online and face to face sessions. Each course contains two assignments. Enrol in the first course, complete and submit assessments online, then apply for the next course.

There is a two-day interactive tutorial session to start you off with each module, followed by fortnightly tutorial sessions and classroom visits thereafter, to support you.  

This course's content has been developed and supplied by the Open-Polytechnic of New Zealand and is used under permission.

Course Outlines

Entry Requirements

  • You need access to a minimum of six adult learners that you are teaching or training in specific knowledge and/or skills.

Further Study Options

 This qualification will prepare you for a career in adult and vocational tertiary teaching and training.

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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