New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) strand in Music and Music Technology - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 2

2021 Semester 1: 15 February to 02 July

2021 Semester 2: 12 July to 19 November


20 weeks full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 60

  • Search, comprehend, use and communicate information from a variety of texts and digital media relevant to the context
  • Apply basic knowledge, including literacy and numeracy skills, to solve problems relevant to the context.
  • Reflect on experiences with a range of people, cultures and communities
  • Work collaboratively and effectively in a team or group to achieve a task or outcome
  • Develop and reflect on relevant learning and career goals

Compulsory - student must complete 60 credits            

MMT210 Written Communications

MMT220 Keyboard Skills

MMT230 Ensemble

MMT240 Principles of Sound and Music Technology

MMT250 Live Sound and Event Technology

MMT260 Music Theory and Aural

MMT270 Composition

MMT280 Vocal Group

MMT290 Performance Major

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2020 direct material costs $365

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates will be able to demonstrate basic music and music technology skills and gain further skills and knowledge to improve their educational and employment pathways.

The programme recognises the importance of applying core capabilities such as confidence, basic knowledge and skills, and literacy and numeracy, in a range of familiar music contexts.

Open Entry

Language Requirements
Formal English language entry criteria are not applicable for this Level 2 programme, however students should be proficient in the English language (both written and spoken).

To satisfactorily complete New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) and be awarded this qualification the student must have successfully: -

  • Achieved all of the graduate outcomes in the graduate profile showing competence to a minimum of 60 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) programme.
  • Completed required practical and theoretical course work and assignments.

The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) programme full-time over 19 tutorial weeks or part-time over two years.

(Please note; students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement)

Classes are held Monday to Friday, 9.00am-4.00pm at SIT's Downtown Campus (Don St, Invercargill).