Careers Unlimited [NCEA Level 1]


Careers Unlimited is for students who are looking to complete NCEA Level 1 while gaining knowledge and skills to prepare for specific education or career pathways.

This program is designed to improve confidence and general life skills to progress into employment, community life or further study.

Here students learn self-management, personal wellness, assertiveness financial planning and problem solving as well as developing the literacy and numeracy skills required to meet the requirements of NCEA 1 and 2.

This is a great way to gain the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation skills in a supportive learning environment.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will I learn?

This Careers Unlimited course covers:

  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Career planning and goal setting
  • Working as a team
  • Presentation skills
  • CV and Budgeting
  • Workplace health and safety
What qualification will I get?
Graduates will receive the “New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills”
What is the start date, timetable and course duration?
  • Start dates:
    • You can start any time
  • Timetable:
    • 8:30am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday
  • Course duration:
    • 20 weeks
What are the costs?
This course is free, yay!
What is the location for this course?
This course is available in-person from our Tauranga, Mount Maunganui, Whakatane, and Rotorua branches
Is this course available via distance learning?
No, sorry, it is only available in person at the branches listed above
Is this course available to international students?
No, this course is offered only to NZ citizens or permanent residents
Is this course best suited to students of a certain age?
Anyone aged 16 years and older is welcome
Are there any prerequisites?
What do students who have done this course say about it?
  • “EmployNZ really got be back on track with my life. The people who were working there were very nice and helpful” – Marco Cruz, Tauranga
  • “EmployNZ is a great learning environment for people of all ages. Highly recommend it.” – Gabriel Prudden, Tauranga
  • “EmployNZ really helped me upskill and find work relatively quickly, I would recommend the courses here to anyone looking to find a job. John is a great tutor and helped me every step of the way, and made coming to course enjoyable.” – Kyle Wilson, Tauranga

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