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New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) with a focus on Business
This programme is not being offered in 2024.



This programme is also offered at our Dunedin Campus. Visit for programme details.

17 weeks full-time

On campus 

February, April, July and October
Until start date
  • Location
    Study breaks
  • Dunedin
    26 February 2024
    15 April 2024 - 26 April 2024
  • Dunedin
    22 July 2024
    30 September 2024 - 11 October 2024

Want to gain the skills needed for higher level learning? 

This programme will teach you what is needed for diploma- and degree-level study. You will develop your academic reading and writing skills and an understanding of the research process. You will also build your computer skills, learn how to better manage your time and gain confidence by exploring your own personal learning style.  

Successful completion of this Certificate will give you guaranteed entry into the: 

as long as you meet the stated English Language requirement for the specific programme. 

Pathway options into the Bachelor of Information Technology and other Otago Polytechnic diploma and degrees are also available, again, as long as you meet the stated English Language requirements

At our Auckland International Campus, this programme is offered by Future Skills Academy due to a sub-contract arrangement with Otago Polytechnic.

Please note: Our Auckland-based programme is subject to minimum numbers.