This free course is particularly suited to people with learning challenges and disabilities.
Our learning sessions are practical, group focussed, and include a variety of community-based experiences which will help you develop new skills.
Our tutors work hard to identify each student’s interests and capabilities to prepare for paid or voluntary employment in the community or to pursue further study. You'll love our supportive, student-focused environment.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners (Level 1)
|Next intake||Feb 2020 View more details|
1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Prepares you for: supervised employment, voluntary work, or further study
Topics you'll cover
- personal identity and care
- health, safety, and wellness
- community skills
- preparation for work
- elective work experience
|Indicative Fees||No tuition fees for domestic students|
Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
For courses at levels 1-3, domestic and international students will be required to:
Complete a diagnostic assessment either prior to or in the first 2 weeks of their study to ensure students can meet adequate literacy and numeracy skills to enable them to meet all academic, health and safety requirements of their programme and to enable appropriate support to be provided.
Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
|Rotorua||Mokoia Campus||17 Feb 2020|
|Tauranga||Windermere Campus||17 Feb 2020|
- 1 year full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Further Study Options
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 1)