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Improve your English skills in our friendly learning environment and successfully move along your path to further study and employment.

 

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4)

  • Dunedin and Auckland
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available (Dunedin) | 16 weeks full-time (Auckland)
  • Level 4
  • Starts February, July and September (Dunedin) | January, February, March, April, June, August, September, October and November (Auckland)
  • Apply anytime

This programme is ideal if you can use English with accuracy and want to prepare for higher-level academic study. Successful completion will enable you to apply for most of our diploma or degree-level qualifications.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5)

  • Auckland - international students only
  • 16 weeks full-time
  • Level 5
  • Starts January, February, March, April, June, August, September, October and November
  • Apply now

Gain advanced English language skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. This will enable you to deal effectively and confidently with most situations in an English-speaking country and to pursue further study or employment in positions that require complex interpersonal communication.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Applied) (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 3
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply until start date

Want to improve your academic English Language skills? This Certificate is for intermediate English speakers who want to do further English Language or subject study in an academic context. It is a nationally-recognised qualification. This programme can lead to academic study at Otago Polytechnic or you can use it to transfer to other study institutes in New Zealand. 

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General) (Level 3)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 3
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply anytime

Learn English from experienced teachers and prepare for further study. This programme provides an excellent pathway into other academic qualifications at Otago Polytechnic.

New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 2)

  • Dunedin
  • Up to 17 weeks full-time; part-time options available
  • Level 2
  • Starts February and July
  • Apply anytime

If you can use English in some everyday settings but want to improve so you can study in English then this is the programme for you!