Level 1 - NZQA Ref: 1879

This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language. It is intended for learners who have minimal command of English. Graduates will obtain the language skills required to communicate with support, in basic, familiar, everyday situations in order to participate in an English language environment. This qualification leads onto the National Certificate in English Language Level 1.

Select all these required units = 60 CREDITS   Level Credits
27979            Begin to read and understand numbers, words and phrases in familiar everyday contexts (EL Foundation) View details 1 5
27980            Begin to read and understand very simple sentences (EL Foundation) View details 1 10
27985            Participate in very basic everyday spoken transactions (EL Foundation) View details 1 12
27986            Participate in very basic spoken personal exchanges (EL Foundation) View details 1 10
27987            Respond to very basic spoken instructions (EL Foundation) View details 1 8
27994            Copy letters and numbers (EL Foundation) View details 1 5
27995            Write numbers, phrases and very simple sentences (EL Foundation) View details 1 10

Entry Requirements


Employment Pathways

This qualification may assist graduates to obtain entry-level positions in a range of industries.

Gaining Course

The combination of Unit Standards selected for this qualification meet all qualification outcomes. A separate technical specification is available on request to help gain course approval. 

Pricing Options

Different price options are available based on the unit standards selected.  Contact us for a customised quote based on your unique needs.

Pathway to higher
level qualifications

New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) [Ref: 2592]
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) [Ref: 2452]
New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) [Ref: 2594]
NCEA and vocational pathways.

Transition Information

This qualification replaced the National Certificate in Computing (Level 2) [Ref: 0010]