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New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Māori (He Pī Ka Rere) Level 4 - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3& 4
Dates:

Level 3

19 February to 2 July

20 February to 3 July

Level 4

16 July to 26 November

17 July to 27 November 

Duration:

36 weeks full-time (18 weeks Level 3 and 18 weeks Level 4)

You must have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo Maori (He Pi Ka Rere) Level 3 before enrolling into Level 4.

All current successful Level 3 students will automatically be enrolled into Level 4.

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 120

  • To provide akonga with the knowledge and skills to converse in Te Reo Māori at an intermediate level
  • To provide akonga with the skills to communicate in Te Reo Māori with some independence and confidence in everyday whanau, marae, social/community, workplace and/or academic contexts; and in Māori environments where they feel comfortable.
  • To contribute positively to the development of Te Reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in Te Reo Māori
  • To provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications
  • To provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within Te Ao Māori
  • To build a harmonious nation and provide access to Te Reo Māori for all

ACTAR1 Te Ao Mataora                               

WTMPR 301 Reremahi

WTMPR 302 Whakakahoretanga

WTMPR 303 Tawahi

ACTAR2 Te Ao Kikokiko

WTMPR 304 Toku Ao

WTMPR 305 Rerehangu

WTMPR 306 Kupu Takitahi

ACTAR3 Te Ao Turoa

WTMTA420 Kupu Tuhono

WTMTA421 Rereahua

WTMTA422 He Aha ki Tua

ACTAR4 Te Taiao

WTMPR 404 Whakamarama

WTMPR 405 Whakararangi

WTMPR 406 Whakataurite

The Zero Fees Scheme applies to this programme.

  • No tuition fees
  • No direct material costs

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Use Te Reo Māori vocabulary and grammatical structures at an advanced - intermediate level
  • Use Te Reo Māori at an intermediate-level to show an understanding of their connections to the land and the environment, prominent places, people, histories and stories, as an expression of mana whenua
  • Use Te Reo Māori at an intermediate-level in selected contexts to develop a growing knowledge base of, and an emerging respect for Te Reo, as an expression of mana reo
  • Use Te Reo Māori at an intermediate-level to achieve tasks and guide others in specified contexts as an expression of mana ao turoa
  • To provide akonga with the opportunity to communicate independently in Te Reo Māori in familiar, and some less familiar situations
  • To provide akonga with the opportunity to communicate with fluency and increasing flexibility in everyday whanau, marae, social/community, workplace and/or academic contexts, and in broader aspects of Te Ao Māori
  • To promote and encourage the use of Te Reo Māori as the language of choice
  • To increase and nurture knowledge of Te Reo Māori and Tikanga Māori
  • To help akonga gain confidence and competence in Te Reo Māori with a strong focus on korerorero
  • To provide akonga with the skills to participate and understand Māori protocols and practice
  • To contribute positively to the development of Te Reo kia tika, kia rere, kia Māori or have a personal and/or professional interest in Te Reo Māori
  • To provide a pathway for entry to higher level qualifications either internally with TWoA or externally with other providers
  • To provide an employment pathway to the diverse spaces within Te Ao Māori
  • To build a harmonious nation and provide access to Te Reo Māori for all

School Leaver

Applicants should be a minimum of 16 years of age (unless an exemption from attending school has been granted) at the commencement of the programme. An exemption from attending school may be granted by a person designated under sections 21 or 26 of the Education Act 1989, by a school principal from a school in which the prospective tauira is registered, or by the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Education. In addition applicants should have successfully completed the NZ Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori (He Pi Ka Rere) (Level 2) programme of study or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following:

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL); or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in  either New Zealand, Australia­, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor ‘s Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters’ Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be  from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment.

Certificate at Level 4

  • IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 530 (with an essay score of 4.5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination –B2 First or B2First for schools with a score of 162.  No less than 154 in each skill.
  • OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL - a) Expiring Level   b) Current:
  • Level 3 (Academic) b) Level 3 (Applied)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than pass in any band

To satisfactorily complete New Zealand Certificate in Te Kunenga o Te Reo (He Pi Ka Rere) (Level 3 & 4) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for New Zealand Certificate in Te Kunenga o Te Reo (He Pi Ka Rere) (Level 3 & 4)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete New Zealand Certificate in Te Kunenga o Te Reo (He Pi Ka Rere) (Level 3 & 4) full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

Wednesday 6pm to 9pm

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