Programme Specific Information
This foundation qualification is intended for learners who have minimal command of te reo, as an additional language. It is also intended for those who have a desire to contribute positively to the development of te reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori, or who have a personal and/or professional interest in te reo Māori.
Graduates will have the basic language skills required to communicate in te reo, with support, in familiar everyday contexts. The qualification provides a pathway for those seeking to develop their knowledge and skills in te reo Māori.
The programme is open entry. Learners may be required to demonstrate prior knowledge and understanding of the Māori language.
Learners will be required to attend one-day wānanga during the teaching weeks. Times and dates will be confirmed at the start of each Trimester.
Learners will have the opportunity to have one-on-one tutorial sessions with the tutor/s.
Graduates will have a basic understanding and awareness of te reo that can be utilised to support and complement current skills and knowledge in their area of employment, in the Public and Private sectors.
Changes for new learners
WITT and this programme are part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .