New Zealand Certificate in Māori Business and Management (Level 3)

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NZC Maori Business and Managment L3

Who is this qualification for?  

This qualification is for people working in a Māori business context or with Māori customers or stakeholders, who wish to expand their understanding and grow their confidence in te ao Māori (the Māori world).

Professionals working in these settings will be able to benefit their organisations, as well as whānau, hapū and iwi, through their mix of cultural competency and business skills.

This qualification will be delivered in a workplace within the sport and recreation industry, and assessments will be completed online.

Trainees will graduate from this qualification with an understanding of the importance of kaupapa Māori in business and cultural contexts, and will be able to participate and contribute in bi- and multi-cultural environments.

What's involved?

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This 61-credit qualification covers the following areas:

Using te reo Māori to communicate in the workplace

Demonstrating an understanding of the organisation's Māori stakeholders

Providing culturally appropriate services for manuhiri (visitors) to the workplace

Demonstrating an understanding of te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi) and its principles

Planning and carrying out a workplace hui

Contributing to team objectives

Producing documents that incorporate te reo Māori.

This qualification is designed to be completed in 10 months.

Programme structure

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The programme is made up of the following unit standards:

Unit standard 23091 Communicate in the workplace using conversational te reo Māori and waiata L2 5 credits
Unit standard 9680 Communicate within a specified organisational context L2 3 credits
Unit standard 23095 Demonstrate the use, and explain the importance of, te reo Māori in the workplace L3 5 credits
Unit standard 30077 Provide Māori culturally inclusive services in the workplace L3 3 credits
Unit standard 23094 Identify Māori associates and demonstrate knowledge of tikanga for communication L3 5 credits
Unit standard 16049 Compare the English and Maori versions of te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi L3 4 credits
Unit standard 23093 Describe relevance and application of the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi in the workplace L3 5 credits
Unit standard 30911 Demonstrate knowledge of a specified workplace L3 3 credits
Unit standard 4251 Plan a career pathway L3 3 credits
Unit standard 16165 Describe a hui and the roles associated with hui in accordance with tikanga and/or kawa L1 2 credits
Unit standard 2895 Produce word processed documents which incorporate te reo Māori L3 3 credits
Unit standard 2896 Plan and implement hui, and record hui outcomes L3 4 credits
Unit standard 27107 Demonstrate knowledge of the distinguishing features determined by the kaupapa of a hui L3 5 credits
Unit standard 9681 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective L3 3 credits
Unit standard 23092 Participate in a noho marae and apply marae tikanga in the workplace L3 5 credits
Unit standard 31508 Participate in the pōwhiri process L3 2 credits

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 brush up your Māori business skills? 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.

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

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