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Foundation Pathway

What does this look like for a student?

2861 - New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills

Level 1 (60 credits)

providing opportunities to develop the skills that employers

are looking for.

NCEA

Level 2

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills

Level 2

Leave school

and find employment

Vocational Pathways

Youth Guarantee

Students can do the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 1 as an alternative pathway

 and qualification to NCEA Level 1.  This qualification focuses on developing competencies needed

for life long learning to include further study or employment.

According to Business New Zealand, the top 10 skills employers look for are:


These skills are all transferable, which means that they are useful in most jobs. So even if you don't have a lot of job-specific skills, you may already have transferable skills that are appealing to employers.

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