Course Studies in New Zealand

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People from around the world choose New Zealand for professional development, educational advancement, and business opportunities. New Zealand is an often forgotten market but is a booming one for any enterprising entrepreneur and is equipped with international opportunities, world markets and cultural enrichment. It is also a growing area for media and social relations and has recently become a highly sought after destination for professionals. It is for these reasons that taking courses in New Zealand can be an excellent choice for anyone seeking to advance their career.

There are a variety of courses in New Zealand in a range of industries including information technology, sociology, business, healthcare administration, investment, economics and others. Courses in New Zealand are often offered in conjunction with degree programs, certificate programs or professional development courses. There are scheduling options for courses in New Zealand to meet the needs of most students and these include online courses, distance learning, and classroom education. 

Learn more about the program and study options for courses in New Zealand by reading through the opportunities below. Take the next step toward your professional goals today!

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Professional Chef Training (Level 3 & 4)

Quantum Education Group
Campus Full time 2 years July 2017 New Zealand Auckland

The New Zealand Certificates in Cookery Level 3 & 4 will give you all of the skills you need to graduate as a well-qualified chef. You'll develop knowledge in a range of culinary disciplines and gain... [+]

The New Zealand Certificates in Cookery Level 3 & 4 will give you all of the skills you need to graduate as a well-qualified chef.

You'll develop knowledge in a range of culinary disciplines and gain essential culinary skills through hands-on learning in our commercial kitchen.

The course covers practical and theory relating to the hospitality industry, including how to prepare complex dishes as well as safe food practices, food and kitchen safety, communication with colleagues and customers within food service organisations, and more!

You can also choose to complete the City & Guilds qualifications which are recognised globally in over 100 countries and will set you apart from other chefs in the industry. This will be at an extra cost.... [-]


Foundation English Programme

IPU New Zealand
Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

It is vitally important for students to possess a high level of reading, listening, writing, speaking and comprehension skills if they are to succeed at any tertiary level institution. In the Foundation English Programme, students attend small classes according to their level of English ability. The programme provides students with the necessary tools for developing their English communication skills to the... [+]

It is vitally important for students to possess a high level of reading, listening, writing, speaking and comprehension skills if they are to succeed at any tertiary level institution. In the Foundation English Programme, students attend small classes according to their level of English ability. The programme provides students with the necessary tools for developing their English communication skills to the required level of entry for tertiary education. In addition to gaining academic English skills, students can also improve their conversation and comprehension skills that are crucial for enjoying everyday life in English-speaking countries. IPU New Zealand offers the Foundation English Programme to first year students, enabling them to achieve English language proficiency and a set of useful study skills, as well as developing their critical thinking in preparation for a tertiary level education. Students require a basic set of study skills in order to benefit from their learning environment. At IPU New Zealand, students are encouraged to answer the following types of questions: How does one clearly structure research questions and goals? Where does one find the necessary information? Is the information justified? How does one collect and analyse the required information? How does one arrange and present their findings in a logical order? It is the student's responsibility to take an active approach when studying at IPU New Zealand. Teachers advise them to follow the mantra "Gain knowledge for yourself, and do not believe in everything that you are told." The Foundation English Programme includes: Speaking, listening, reading and writing skills Study skills (research/computer skills) Presentation skills Discussion and debate Preparation for specialty education Field trips [-]

TESOL Courses

IPU New Zealand
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 - 5 years March 2017 New Zealand Palmerston North

The Trinity Cert TESOL is a qualification suited to those wishing to teach English as a second language, but possess little or no experience in doing so. This programme equips students with the basic skills and knowledge required for ESOL teachers. The programme also gives students a firm foundation for self-evaluation and opportunities for further professional development. It is also suitable for... [+]

Course Studies in New Zealand 2017. The Trinity Cert TESOL is a qualification suited to those wishing to teach English as a second language, but possess little or no experience in doing so. This programme equips students with the basic skills and knowledge required for ESOL teachers. The programme also gives students a firm foundation for self-evaluation and opportunities for further professional development. It is also suitable for trained teachers who are not trained in TESOL. The Trinity Cert TESOL can be taken as a stand-alone course, or as part of the Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS). Details of each of these can be viewed below: Stand-alone course structure There are two parts to the course, the first being a Distance Education component, the second an on-campus course. The Distance Education component consists of a series of study guides with the accompanying tasks based on the three set texts. Trainees must complete this extramural study before they start the on-campus programme. The on-campus component is a five-week intensive course in which the syllabus is covered by a series of lectures, seminars, and workshops. Teaching practice is integrated by relating the course components to practical teaching of various ESOL classes. Entry requirements Bachelor's degree preferred Trainees who are non-native speakers of English must have minimum level of English equivalent to IELTS 7.5 across all 4 bands. Trainees are selected by interview and a pre-course English language awareness task Course dates Applications are currently being taken for the following courses: - June 1st 2016 - July 5th 2016* Numbers are limited to 14 trainees per course. Applications should be made at least eight weeks in advance of the starting date of the course because of the distance education component of the course. *Courses are offered dependent on a minimum of eight registrations. **There may be a few days difference from the date set. Exact dates will be confirmed around four weeks before the start of each course IPU Graduate Diploma of International Studies (GDIS) The Trinity Cert TESOL can also be taken as part of the one-year GDIS programme. IPU New Zealand Trinity Short Courses IPU New Zealand offers short-term intensive training courses for in-service teachers of English as a foreign language. Our programmes are fully customised to the needs of the teaching professionals that choose to update their knowledge with us. Our programmes are based on the CertTESOL requirements developed by Trinity College London, as well as on our extensive experience in providing EFL teacher training programs for groups such as those sponsored by the Ministry of Education of Vietnam, Tianjin University, China, Prince Royal College, Thailand and many more. Our courses also provide overseas teachers with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of the English language, get acquainted with unique New Zealand culture and to gain a wealth of new teaching ideas and materials for use in the EFL classroom. Applicants may enrol for courses beginning on 16th March, 11th May, 6th July, 27th August, or 5th October 2015. The actual dates can be negotiated to a certain extent with the course provider. Participants can enrol for periods of between 2 to 3 weeks. Each week's programme consists of up to 30 hours of classes, observations, teaching practice and planning. We also offer a number of exciting cultural activities, day trips and excursions (the cost of activities is not included into the course prices). [-]

Course: General English

Ntec - National Tertiary Education Consortium
Campus Full time Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland

You will be exposed to relevant learning that meets your needs. In all our levels you will work on the development of internationally recognised learning outcomes drawn from the NZQA framework. [+]

Course: General English Programme Delivery Concordia Institute of Business in Auckland. Programme Aim You will be exposed to relevant learning that meets your needs. In all our levels you will work on the development of internationally recognised learning outcomes drawn from the NZQA framework and Common European Framework. This means you will be producing the language expected of a learner at your level and equally importantly you will be using language that is relevant and authentic. Your progress will be constantly monitored and assessed so that you have an objective measure of your on-going progress. Starter Level Students studying in the Starter class will learn familiar, everyday expressions and very basic phrases. Students will learn how to introduce themselves and others and how to ask and answer questions about personal information, such as: Where he/she lives (e.g., “Where do you live? I live in New Zealand.“) People he/she knows (e.g., “What’s her name? Her name is Sara. She’s my sister.“) Things he/she has (e.g., “Do you have a pen? No, I don’t.“) Students finishing the Starter level will be able to communicate in a simple way with a speaking partner who talks slowly and clearly and is ready to help. Topics Students in the Starter class will study topics such as: numbers and plural nouns countries jobs personal information family and friends sports, etc. Elementary Level Students studying in the Elementary class will learn expressions related to themselves and their lives, including: Very basic personal and family information Shopping Places in town Work Additionally, they will be able to communicate in a basic way about everyday situations. Students completing the Elementary level will be able to describe in simple terms aspects of his/her past, home and surroundings, and personal needs. Topics The range of topics covered in the Elementary class includes things like: Plural nouns Countries Jobs Personal information and routines Everyday objects and activities Family and friends, etc. Pre-Intermediate Level Students studying in the Pre-Intermediate class will: Learn how to understand the main points of reading and listening activities on familiar and less familiar situations such as work, school, free time, etc. Be able to have a limited interaction with native speakers, though there may be some difficulty for both the student and the native speaker. Additionally, the class focuses on writing, to allow students to write about a range of familiar and less-familiar subjects. Students completing the Pre-Intermediate level will be able to clearly describe experiences and events, plans and ambitions and give simple explanations for opinions and plans. Topics The range of topics covered in the Elementary class includes such things as: leisure activities feelings daily routines and habits hobbies and interests dates, holidays and other special occasions physical and mental qualities and characteristics hopes and dreams, etc. Intermediate Level Students studying at the Intermediate level will learn how to: Understand the main points of reading and listening activities on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. Be able to deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where English is spoken. The focus on writing will allow students to produce simple connected writing on topics which are familiar or personally important/interesting. Students completing the Intermediate level will be able to describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. Topics The range of topics covered in the Intermediate class includes such things as Everyday activities Memories Personal qualities and characteristics Society and social behavior Technology Story-telling, etc. Upper Intermediate Level Students studying at the Upper Intermediate level will learn how to Understand the main ideas of complex writing and/or listening activities on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in the learner’s areas of expertise. Be able to interact with a degree of fluency that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without difficulty for either party. The focus on writing will allow learners to produce clear, detailed writing on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. Topics The range of topics covered in the Upper Intermediate class includes such things as past and present adventure the mind achievement events and celebrations, etc. Advanced Students studying at the Advanced level will learn how to: Understand the main ideas of complex reading and writing activities on a wide range of topics with a high level of precision and independence. Be able to communicate with a degree of fluency, spontaneity and elaboration that makes interaction with native speakers possible without difficulty for either person. The focus on writing will allow students to write a range of text types, according to audience and purpose. Additionally, students will be able to research, process and evaluate information, and writing produced will be coherent, with few errors. Topics The range of topics covered in the Advanced class includes such things as global culture emotions idioms social interaction mind, body and spirit modern lifestyles, etc. A variety of textbooks are used, including Pearson New Total English, Oxford New Headway, and Pearson Cutting Edge. Students receive a copy of the newest edition of the textbook used, so that the topics are presented in an up-to-date, modern way. Intakes Intake dates: every Monday [-]

Business English

Eurocentres - Language schools
Campus Full time 2 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland

In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is [+]

Business English – let’s talk about business

In the current commercial world, business English is no longer just a ‘nice to know’ skill, it is now a ‘need to know’ skill. The world is merging and business relationships are becoming increasingly international. Anyone who has to conduct negotiations, chair meetings, present projects, write emails or hold a telephone conversation will quickly find themselves held back by their inadequate skills using only the English they learned at school. In a business English course, you not only gain a comprehensive business vocabulary, but also practise specific business situations through roleplay, discussions and case studies. With optimal preparation, the traffic lights for your successful communication in the international business world turn to green.... [-]


IELTS Preparation Course

New Zealand Institute of Studies
Campus Full time Part time March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. Close to 6000 organisations and more than 1.4 million test takers around the world trust and recognise IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of ... [+]

IELTS Preparation CourseIELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. Close to 6000 organisations and more than 1.4 million test takers around the world trust and recognise IELTS as a secure, valid and reliable indicator of true-to-life ability to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation.IELTS is jointly managed by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL) through more than 500 locations in 130 countries.Class DescriptionNZIoS offers IELTS preparation classes as follows:Intensive IELTS/ IELTS WorkshopsIntensive IELTS = This is a full-time IELTS preparation course. Our IELTS class helps students to familiarise and prepare themselves to be ready and successful in the IELTS test. The IELTS class is taught by an experienced IELTS Examiner who fully understands the Exam process and criteria required.IELTS Workshops = These Workshops are developed to provide students with the knowledge and practice ready to take the IELTS examination. They are designed especially for those students who are considering taking the IELTS Exam in the near future. The IELTS Workshops are divided into two sections, Tutorial and Seminar section.The IELTS Tutorial Workshop focuses on students working in small groups or one-on-one with the teacher, where students are able to receive intensive information and knowledge.The IELTS Seminar Workshop students attend a big lecture group where the teacher talks about skills, tips and strategies for taking the IELTS exam. This is less intense and has less personal contact with the teacher. However, it is suitable for those students who only require gaining some important points and strategies for the exam.In general, the IELTS Workshops will allow students to practice and prepare themselves for the actual IELTS test with a highly qualified and experienced IELTS Teacher.Graduate ProfileStudents who successfully complete these IELTS programmes will be:... [-]


Course in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

New Zealand Institute of Studies
Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. [+]

Course in English for Academic Purposes (EAP)Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. Our Academic English classes are designed to prepare students for academic study at tertiary level. It also encourages the development of independent learning, where students will gain skills in academic research and work with complex English content.TeachersAll teachers have a language teaching qualification from universities and world recognised language institutes. They are native speakers who offer excellent teaching skills and demonstrate patience and understanding with all students who arrive from many parts of the world.Teaching ResourcesNew Zealand Institute of Studies has a well stocked library, modern listening resources, computer hardware and software, as well as and mobile video players, all designed to provide a varied and meaningful English language programme at all levels. Modern up-to-date student books, special dictionaries and practice workbooks are used for day to day teaching in all classes.Class DescriptionAcademic English ClassesUpon the completion of General English Level 3, students will be eligible to enrol in level 4 Academic English selection papers (AE).Students can select the class they desire to enrol in, these options include:FCE/ Intensive IELTS/ NZCEL (L4)FCE = Cambridge English: First, also known as First Certificate in English (FCE), is an upper-intermediate level examination at Level B2 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). It is accepted globally by thousands of educational organizations, employers, ministries, government bodies and professional organizations as evidence of the English language ability needed to deal confidentlywith a range of written and spoken communications.Holders of Cambridge English: First will have the practical English skills to:... [-]


Course in General English (GE)

New Zealand Institute of Studies
Campus Full time March 2017 New Zealand Auckland

Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. [+]

Course in General English (GE)Our General English Classes are designed for the students who want to improve their English skills. The classes focus on the fun and sociable English learning experience as well as exciting outdoor activities. Our Academic English classes are designed to prepare students for academic study at tertiary level. It also encourages the development of independent learning, where students will gain skills in academic research and work with complex English content.TeachersAll teachers have a language teaching qualification from universities and world recognised language institutes. They are native speakers who offer excellent teaching skills and demonstrate patience and understanding with all students who arrive from many parts of the world.Teaching ResourcesNew Zealand Institute of Studies has a well stocked library, modern listening resources, computer hardware and software, as well as and mobile video players, all designed to provide a varied and meaningful English language programme at all levels. Modern up-to-date student books, special dictionaries and practice workbooks are used for day to day teaching in all classes.Class DescriptionGeneral English ClassesAt NZIoS we offer 3 levels of General English Class (GE), where students are allocated to a suitable level according to the placement test result. The levels we offer are as described below:GE 1 = General English level 1 is the equivalent to Elementary English level, which is focused on the introduction to reading and writing with intensive listening and speaking such as pronunciation and conversational skills.GE 2 = General English level 2 is the equivalent to Pre-Intermediate English Level. This level focuses on strengthening students’ vocabulary skills and grammar.GE 3 = General English level 3 is the equivalent to Intermediate English level, which aims at consolidating and practicing all major language skills.... [-]