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NZ Certificate in Skills for Living for Supported Learners

2024 - Enrolments NOW open


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Phone: 0800 464 487 | Email:


Entry Requirements
Open entry for domestic students. There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

Programme highlights
Our inclusive education programme is for anyone with learning or intellectual disabilities.
You will develop your independent living skills and learn skills that can help you find work or further your education.
Our friendly tutors will support you with in-class and online learning in a way that suits your needs.

Duration and study methods
Full time for 1 year (38 teaching weeks). You will need to complete all 4 blocks Wednesday to Friday 9am – 3pm

Block 1 – 21st Feb - 19th April = I’ve got this (18 credits)
Gain self-management skills required for study and work.

Block 2 – 1st May - 5th Juy = I am Aotearoa New Zealand (19 credits)
Exploring my community, culture & goals for the future.

Block 3 – 24th July - 20th Sep = September Where to next? (18 credits)
Exploring future employment & educational pathways.

Block 4 – 2nd Oct - 6th Dec = Ready, set, go (20 credits)
Fill the Kete up with dreams, skills & experiences for the next step.

Careers and Pathways
Can lead to Further training or study – Level 2 programmes are available in Palmerston North.
Can lead to Career opportunities - This programme is tailored to individual needs. We work with and refer to employment
agencies that assist people into work like Work bridge, Volunteer Central, MSD, and others.

To complete this programme, students must successfully complete Work Experience hours and should engage in other
activities to enhance the programme learning. Whilst the NZCSL programme above is FREE, there are a number of important
support services and opportunities students have found difficult to connect with – YES, we CAN HELP!

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