Level 1 - NZQA Ref: 1880

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 is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) high A1 - low A2.

Select all these required units = 60 CREDITS   Level Credits
27981            Read and understand basic texts for practical purposes View details 1 7
27982            Read and understand basic texts on very familiar topics View details 1 8
27988            Participate in basic spoken personal exchanges View details 1 10
27989            Participate in basic everyday spoken transactions View details 1 10
27990            Participate in basic spoken instructional interactions View details 1 10
27996            Write basic texts on very familiar topics View details 1 8
27997            Write basic texts for practical purposes View details 1 7
* Additional elective unit standard available
  27998            Complete basic forms on familiar topics L1 C4

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]