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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Foundation) (Level 1)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 1
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Language and Literature » English for Speakers of Other Languages
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language who have no command, or very minimal command of English. It is expected that candidates for this qualification will have literacy skills in another language.

Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate, with support, in very basic, familiar, everyday situations in order to begin to participate in an English Language environment.

This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) A1.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Understand familiar spoken words and very basic phrases for the most common everyday situations.
- Participate in simple spoken discourse with familiar people on familiar and personal topics on areas of most immediate need.
- Understand familiar written words and phrases for the most common everyday situations.
- Write simple isolated phrases and sentences giving personal information.
Education pathways
This certificate can lead to:
- New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 1) [Ref: 1880].
Employment pathways
Holders of this certificate will have the English language skills to work in positions in which minimal communication is required, and instructions and commands may be accompanied by supporting visual aids, such as gestures and graphics.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None
Education Organisation 21 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 1879
Status Current
Created August 2012
Next Review December 2022
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