Qualification Overview

Qualification Title National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5)
Qualification Type National Certificate
Level 5
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Education » Teacher Education » Teacher Education not elsewhere classified
  • Education » Adult Education and Training » Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education
Strategic Purpose Statement
The National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational /Workplace) (Level 5) [Ref: 1253] recognises expertise in adult education and training, and thereby contributes to the improvement of the foundation skills (literacy and numeracy) of adult learners in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is a professional qualification for adult literacy and numerator educator competence in Aotearoa New Zealand.

This qualification is intended to raise the skills of the adult educator to develop the literacy and numeracy skills of learners within the context of a training/education programme. It is particularly relevant for existing practitioners who deliver programmes and who are recognised as adult educators in their own field. They might be workplace trainers and/or assessors, or vocational tutors or lecturers; the programme could be on-job or off-job.

This qualification assumes a professional level of expertise in adult education and training, including cultural perspectives that underpin their teaching for Maori learners and learners from other cultures. This is not an entry-level qualification.

The compulsory section of the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) contains Unit 21204, Develop adult learners'' literacy and numeracy skills within a training or education programme. The elective credits may be gained from a range of standards as appropriate to the educator''s needs and context.

People awarded the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace):
. understand historical and theoretical issues underpinning adult literacy and numeracy education in Aotearoa New Zealand
. are knowledgeable about Maori adult literacy
. are able to identify the literacy and numeracy demands of their programme
. are able to identify a person''s literacy and/or numeracy strengths and needs and assess their progress
. are able to embed literacy and numeracy skills development into their programme and use appropriate teaching strategies
. are able to evaluate effectiveness of strategies and activities and any literacy support in the training or education programme
. have demonstrated competence in other areas relevant to their programme.

People who achieve this qualification may wish to progress to the National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Educator) (Level 5) [Ref: 1212] and/or to qualifications in Adult Education and Training.
Employment pathways
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Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation 20 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By NZQA National Qualifications Services
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1253
Status Current
Created 2006-08-31 00:00:00.0
Last Reviewed 2016-01-21 00:00:00.0
Last Date For Entry 2017-12-31 00:00:00.0
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