MAIN MENU

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) - MAINZ Auckland

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 17 February to 26 June

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 27 November

Duration:

19 weeks full-time

Location: MAINZ Auckland
Credits: 60

Designed to provide learning experiences that enable students to develop the core knowledge, skills and personal attributes sought by employers and required for entry-level positions in music and entertainment industries.

The purpose of the programme is to allow students interested in music industry careers to sample a variety of pathways while working through entry level audio engineering, music performance, live sound and event management.

This course provide a pathway and qualifications for musical, non-academic students primarily focused on developing musicianship, recording and live sound skills.

Literacy and Numeracy

Advancing Music in Context

Music in Action

Music Creation

Leading Music Support

This programme is NOT eligible for the zero fees scheme

2019 fees:

Domestic fees - $2906

Graduates who meet the requirements of the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) are able to:

  • Manage own learning and work effectively as an individual and as a team-member to achieve relevant goals in relation to musicianship and supporting music
  • Solve problems associated with sound and music and communicate clearly using a range of appropriate media
  • Evaluate opportunities and develop plans for study and career pathways relevant to aspects of musicianship and supporting music
  • Enter higher level qualifications in audio engineering, music or live sound

Applicants will need to meet the following entry criteria:

  • Hold a Level 2 qualification or have 45 credits at Level 2 in relevant subjects (ie. music, literacy, numeracy)

Applicants may be required to attend an interview in order to ascertain that this is a suitable programme of study for them.

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 3

  • IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination – B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 154. 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 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 3 (General)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than PASS in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE I with no less than distinction in any band

To successfully complete and be awarded the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) students must complete the prescribed programme of study and attain a minimum of 60 credits.

Expand
silhouette