Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Māori (Te Waharoa) (Level 2) with optional strands in Reo Māori, Māori Performing Arts, Whakairo, Ngā Mahi a Te Whare Pora, Reo Māori Media, Te Whakamahi Whenua, and Marae Catering
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 2
Credits 80
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Studies in Human Society » Tikanga - Maori Customs
  • Maori
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Certificate in Maori (Te Waharoa) (Level 2) [Ref: 0878] is the first of two generic qualifications within Field Maori designed to provide a Matauranga Maori focus for learners, and to recognise the general achievement of learners of all ages. From a Maori perspective, this qualification pathway represents the beginning of the learner''s educational journey from the ''gateway'' towards the whare tipuna of the marae. This qualification is intended to be accessible to the Secondary and Tertiary sectors.

Te Waharoa is designed to motivate learners to achieve their potential and help them market their achievements, to assist institutions to guide students and monitor achievement, and to provide an opportunity for learners to continue with further study and achievement in either Field Maori or other areas. Te Waharoa is further intended to offer a pathway into mainstream achievement as credits gained from the award of this qualification can also be used to count towards a wide range of other qualifications on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.

Te Waharoa has been structured to include optional strands that provide explicit pathways to specialised qualifications at higher levels in Field Maori:
. The Reo Maori Optional Strand may lead into the National Certificate in Reo Maori (Level 4) [Ref: 0426].
. The Maori Performing Arts Optional Strand may lead into the National Certificate in Maori Performing Arts (Performance)(Level 4) [Ref: 0701].
. The Whakairo Optional Strand may lead into the National Certificate in Whakairo (Te Ara Tauira) (Level 3) [Ref: 1590] and the National Certificate in Whakairo (Tuturu) (Level 4) [Ref: 0521].
. The Nga Mahi a Te Whare Pora Optional Strand may contribute credits towards the award of the National Certificate in Nga Mahi a te Whare Pora (Pae Tuatahi) (Level 2) [Ref: 0705].
. The Marae Catering Optional Strand may contribute credits towards the award of the National Certificate in Marae Catering (Level 2) [Ref: 1165].

The general requirements of this Level 2 qualification have been deliberately left non-prescriptive to enable providers with different expertise, training opportunities, and in different locations to offer a package that is relevant and meaningful for the students in their area. Standards from this qualification may also be used for credit towards the National Certificate in Maori (Te Ngutu Awa) (Level 4) [Ref: 1006], and the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Levels 1, 2 and 3.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 6 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 0878
Status Current
Created 2001-07-24 00:00:00.0
Last Reviewed 2016-02-18 00:00:00.0
Last Date For Entry 2018-12-31 00:00:00.0
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