- Foreign-born nationals whose first language is not English (international students or foreign born resident visa holders)
- NZCEL Level 3 (General) or equivalent.
Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5 (with no score below 4.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.
Completion of these qualifications will assist students to meet the English language entry requirements for WITT’s certificates, diplomas and degrees.
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.
Certificate in General English with Examination Preparation (Training Scheme)
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)