New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills

Level 2 Certificate

You will be doing this programme at the SPI Institute campus in Frankton Hamilton.

This programme is intended for you to gain knowledge and skill to find employment and/or further studies in the electrical trades industry. The programme covers learning about self-management strategies to organise and maintain wellbeing and personal life. (60 Credits)

About the programme

Duration: Full-time(20 weeks)

Hours: Monday-Friday8:30am - 3:00pm

Credits: 60

Campus: 43 Lake Road, Frankton Hamilton

Annual fees: Fees free (This programme is eligible under Youth Guarantee Funding.)

This programme is the beginning of your education career that will help you gain confidence and skills needed for a higher education and/or employment opportunities.

You will learn:

  • Team work
  • Life skills
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Te Ao Māori
  • Communication
  • Planning for future
  • Fun activities

When you have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate inFoundation Skills Level 2 programme you'll be able to move on to further higher education and contribute effectively within your whānau, wider community and work under general supervision in entry level roles.

Qualification Pathway:

  • NewZealand Certificate in Study and Employment Pathways Level 3
  • NationalCertificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3
  • Further study or training at New Zealand Qualifications Framework Level 3 and above.

Admission requirements:

  • Academic none

Learner Eligibility:

a)    a domestic learner

b)    not also enrolled in secondary school; and

c)    is ether;

         i) 16 to 24 years of age (inclusive) at the time they commence the programme; or

        ii) 15years of age at the time they commence the programme, and has an early leaving exemption from their school.

A few things you need to know:

You must meet the following conditions to apply for this course. Please feel free to contact us by clicking on this link if you have any more questions about your obligations and requirements.

  • 16-24 years old
  • School leavers date
  • Must provide birth certificate or current passport to validate age.
  • Must not have more than 240 credits prior to enrolment.
  • Only have low level 1 credits or no Level 1 qualification.​

Interested? Apply to enrol

If you are interested in applying for this course, you can apply to enrol. We meet with every student before we can approve your application. By applying to enrol you are providing the necessary information we need to process your application to enrol. If would like to apply to enrol click the button below.

Apply to enrol

Once you have completed the requirements for this programme you will be awarded:

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills

Level 2 Certificate

Where to next?

After successfully completing the
New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills
you can further your education or
employment career.
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How to connect with us.

We have friendly and welcoming staff waiting to help you with any questions you have.
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07 846 1076

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43 Lake Road Frankton,
Hamilton 3204

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