Certificate in General English with Examination Preparation


Full time

Programme Name:

Preparation for further education or community outcome

Starts: Every Monday


Please click each level to see Course Descriptions

International Applications due: Received all year


Burnside campus: Level 2, 19 Sheffield Cres, Christchurch

Auckland City Central Campus: Level 3, 238-242, Auckland Central, Auckland

Target Group:

International students intending to study in NZ and wants to follow a pathway of English language improvement so that they are capable of joining academic classes from Year 9 to Masters.

Students who want to improve their English in four skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing for
community outcomes.

Identified needs and Content:

This certificate is a pathway to entry to NZ High Schools or University courses.

Successful completion of this certificate and achieving the required IELTS level, will satisfy all the agreed English language entry requirements to High School, UCIC or UC, graduates will then be able to enrol once accepted, usually only at the start of each year or one of three yearly entries to UCIC or UC.

Programme Structure:

To complete the Certificate at each level, students are required to follow the programme and complete
required assessments.