NZCEL Level 5

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 Course :  NZCEL Level 5
 Outcome :  University/Polytechnics Programme Require IELTS 6.5
 Duration :  16 Weeks 
 Hours :  Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm (For New Zealand Student ONLY)
 Campus :  Auckland, Christchurch

Class Description

This qualification is intended for candidates of English as an additional language, who wish to pursue academic study requiring high levels of English language competency. Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in a wide range of familiar and unfamiliar situations with fluency and flexibility in academic contexts. This qualification is at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) high B2. This qualification allows educational institutions and professional bodies to recognise the level at which the graduate can use English for academic purposes.

Study Pathway

This qualification is intended for learners of English as an additional language, who wish to pursue further English language study in an academic context. Graduates will have the language skills required to communicate independently and effectively in a wide range of familiar and unfamiliar situations with fluency and flexibility in academic contexts.  On completing this qualification students will be at a level comparable to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) High B2 (IELTS 6.5).

Entry Criteria (NZCEL Level 5)

Candidates / International Students should meet these criteria of entry for admission to the programme NZIOS NZCEL (Academic) Level 5:

  • Candidates must be 16 years or older.
  • Produce evidence of proficiency in English equivalent to a Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Mid- B2 level. This may be demonstrated via achievement in the New Zealand Certificate of English Language (Level 4), or a recognised English language testing system such as IELTS, Cambridge, TOEFL, and PTE.
  • Have achieved an overall IELTS score of 6.0 or 5.5 as a minimum in any band; or equivalent.
  • Where a prospective student for the NZCEL (Level 5) programme cannot produce evidence of current English proficiency; NZIOS will apply their own placement test with student interview to assess the student’s entry level.