Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 5
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Education » Teacher Education » Teacher Education: Tertiary
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is intended for individuals aspiring to or engaged in a career in adult, tertiary or vocational teaching or training who have a qualification or equivalent experience in their trade, vocation or other primary discipline. It represents the expected sector baseline qualification for a professional adult and tertiary teaching practitioner.

Graduates of this qualification have the skills and capabilities to provide high quality, contemporary and culturally appropriate teaching and learning in a range of teaching or training contexts.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Design learning that is pedagogically and culturally appropriate to meet specified learning outcomes in diverse contexts.
- Facilitate quality learner-centred teaching that respects the mana and diverse cultural backgrounds of adult learners, and the wider educational and societal context.
- Use a range of facilitation and teaching strategies, including technology-enhanced teaching and learning.
- Embed literacy and numeracy skills appropriate to the demands of the programme and needs of the learners.
- Enhance learning through the application of a range of assessment, feedback, and moderation practices.
- Evaluate own professional practice and develop and implement plans to improve it.
Education pathways
This qualification may lead to Level 5 and above qualifications in adult and tertiary teaching. This may include the New Zealand Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education (Vocational/Workplace) (Level 5) [Ref: 2754], the New Zealand Diploma in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 6) [Ref: 2756], the New Zealand Certificate in Learning Design (Level 6) [Ref: 2749], or the New Zealand Certificate in Education Technology (Level 6) [Ref: 2748].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification may work in roles such as:
- vocational or workplace educator and trainer
- academic staff member/tutor
- training, education or learning advisor.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
It is highly recommended that the candidate has a relevant adult and tertiary teaching qualification at Level 4 or above or has equivalent knowledge and skills prior to entering into this qualification.
Education Organisation 20 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Ako Aotearoa
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2993
Status Current
Created February 2016
Next Review May 2026
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