24 hours (24 classes). Course fee $210 or free for some students.
Each course runs over eight week. Each course has classes on Mondays, Tuesday and Wednesdays 6 - 7 PM. Total course 24 hours.
Improve your conversation skills for life and work in New Zealand. Suitable for students with Intermediate English level. The course has a focus on speaking and listening.
Maximum class size 14 students. Average size is 10 students.
NZ citizens and permanent migrants: FREE (subsidised by the Tertiary Education Commission). A minimum of 80% attendance is required.
Temporary migrants: $210. If you are awarded a residency visa while you are studying with us, please let us know. You may qualify for a fee rebate on your current course.
To enrol, please contact the office:
Please tell us the following information:
This applies to New Zealand citizens, permanent migrants and refugees
The Tertiary Education Commission offers a full fee subsidy for this course to qualifying students.
NZ citizens, permanent migrants and refugees who are offered a place on this course will not be charged a course fee PROVIDING you can agree to the following conditions:
If you are unable to agree to all these conditions, please contact the office to discuss your situation.
NOTE: This course offers a course fee subsidy through funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizen and permanent migrant adults, their partners on work visas or visitor visas, and refugees. To qualify, registrants should be over the age of 16 years and not currently enrolled in a secondary school. We need to collect extra information such as age, ethnicity, educational achievement and gender for statistical purposes. You must also provide evidence of NZ citizenship, residency or refugee status if requested. A condition of accepting a course fee subsidy is that you commit to at least 80% attendance of your course.
Permanent migrant: student holds NZ Resident Visa or NZ Permanent Resident Visa.
Temporary migrant: student holds Guardian Visa, Work Visa, Student Visa, Visitor Visa or other visas.
Refugee: student has been personally granted refugee status in NZ.
Term Time: Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday - Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm
School Holidays: When courses are running the office is open 9:00am - 4:00pm