New Zealand Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Teaching (Level 5)

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Adult and Tertiary L5

Who is this qualification for?   

This qualification is for people working in the sport and recreation industry who undertake adult and tertiary teaching as part of their role

It is intended for people who already hold a qualification or equivalent experience in their primary discipline, and want to attain the base level qualification for a professional adult and tertiary teaching practitioner.

Adult and tertiary teachers are big believers in the potential of others. They employ a range of teaching strategies to help learners build their understanding. They have clear objectives for their teaching and they use assessment and moderation processes to ensure quality outcomes.

This qualification will be delivered and assessed on-the-job in a workplace within the sport and recreation industry.

Graduates will come out qualified to design and deliver learning that meets specific objectives, in a range of contexts.

What's involved?

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This 60-credit qualification covers:

Designing for learning to meet specified learning outcomes in a variety of contexts

Creating and sustaining a learner-centred teaching environment that respects learners' mana and diverse backgrounds, as well as the wider educational and societal context

Selecting and applying facilitation and teaching strategies appropriate to diverse learners

Enhancing learning through the application of assessment and moderation practices

Critically evaluating and reflecting on your own professional practice, and where you can improve.

This qualification is designed to be completed in 8-12 months.

What are the costs?

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On-job training costs workplaces both time and resources. It can mean covering registration fees, learning and assessment resources, allocating time for training, and having an appropriate assessment pathway available.  

Total costs for trainees will vary depending on how the qualification is delivered, how it is assessed and how much support the workplace can provide.   

To check out our fees list, click here. 

For more detailed information about the cost of doing an on-job qualification, get in touch. 

Where to from here?

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Keen to level up in adult and tertiary teaching? Think this might be the right qualification for your staff?  

To find out more, contact your regional Skills Active learning support advisor.  

Remember, to do this qualification on the job, a Skills Active trainee needs to be working as a volunteer or paid employee in the sport and recreation industry, or in the education sector.  

If you are interested in this qualification, but you're not currently employed in these industries, contact a Skills Active learning support advisor to talk about how you can get involved.

Want to see where this qualification can take you next?

Check out our range of other multi-industry qualifications

Discover your own career path on Tōu Aratika  - our careers website. 

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