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NEW ZEALAND
Certificate in Business

LEVEL

03

(Introducing the Great Kiwi Entrepreneur)

This great programme teaches the fundamentals of small business in New Zealand. Students learn how to identify a business opportunities, assess its viability, and work with others to maximise the business’s potential.

COURSE LENGTH

18

WEEKS

20 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 2:30PM    I   MONDAY - THURSDAY

Afternoon classes are available, Crown will have the final decision on the timetables.

FEES

FREE

STUDY

All our courses are eligible for Fees Free study. Check here if you are eligible.

COURSE OUTLINE

Do you like the idea of making a difference in the world through business? This short course provides an overview of small business in New Zealand and will teach you how to identify business opportunities, assess a business’s viability, prepare a business plan and work with others to maximise a business’s potential.

You will also learn about the laws governing small business in New Zealand. Small businesses make up around 97% of all businesses in New Zealand and employ around 30% of the working population. Enrol today and start working towards your dream!

Course Delivery Method:

Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.

Upcoming Intakes

2021 - 2022 COURSE DATES

9 Feb 2021 - 9 Jul 2021

15 Mar 2021 - 27 Aug 2021

3 May 2021 - 1 Oct 2021

26 Jul 2021 - 24 Dec 2021

18 Oct 2021 - 14 Apr 2022

TERM BREAKS

19 Apr 2021 - 30 Apr 2021

12 Jul 2021 - 23 Jul 2021

4 Oct 2021 - 15 Oct 2021

SUMMER BREAK

27 Dec 2021 - 7 Feb 2022

entry requirements

Domestic Student

  • 16 years of age or older at course start date

  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels.

International student

  • 18 years of age or older at course start date 

  • IELTS (General or Academic) 5.0 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent) 

  • 3  years secondary school education or equivalent work experience

COURSE TRIPS

All Crown programmes include trips to relevant sites and destinations. These educational visits will allow you to interact with professionals in the industry and observe the work in the real work environment.

• Suppliers visit
• Small business visit

The course consists of 4 modules, which cover:

Business opportunities in New Zealand

Small business planning

Small business professionalism; legal and ethical requirements

Business communications, and problem solving

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays. 

Study & Work Programme

Study & Work is an optional service available to students

Study & Work has been designed with the help of employers, recruitment agents, school teachers and careers advisors.

• You will learn the skills needed by the companies who will hire you after you graduate.
• You work and earn money during your course.
• You attend Study & Work alongside your travel & tourism, hospitality or business course.

What is included with Study & Work:

• Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
• Paid part-time employment with Function Staff during your course.
• Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown’s employment team.
• A standard reference will be included at the end of your program.

INTERNATIONAL FEES

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CAREER OPTIONS

Employment
Pathways

Find more employment
options at CareersNZ

A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:

Small business owner/ operator

Second-in-charge (2IC) of a Small Business

customer services Officer

Further STudy

Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following:

New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 4

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New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

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