New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)

New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)

This qualification is an entry level qualification intended for people who need specialised support with their learning. Graduates will be able to self-manage participation in social, cultural, family/whānau and community contexts, with supervision and/or be encouraged to seek further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathway.

Entry Requirements

  • Open entry

You must be at least 16 years old and have some numeracy, reading and writing skills and be able to participate in a classroom environment. Students are required to have a level of independence to meet personal care needs. Applicants’ suitability and likelihood of success will be determined for the Certificate in Vocational Skills on the basis of an interview

Career Options

Gardening assistant, supermarket, cleaning, farmhand, animal care, nursery assistant, car grooming, office work, kitchen hand.

Further Study Options

This qualification may lead to New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1) or other qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework at levels one and two.

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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