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New Zealand Certificate in Business

LEVEL

04

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business) [NZQF Ref: 2457]

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) [NZQF Ref: 2461]

COURSE LENGTH

40

WEEKS

20 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 2:30PM    I   MONDAY - THURSDAY

FEES

FREE

STUDY

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COURSE OUTLINE

This programme is designed for people with minimal or no prior experience in Business. The programme include two qualifications at Level 4 of the NZQF (Small Business and the Administration and Technology).

The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with business, administration and technology skills, knowledge and capabilities to start / operate a small business as well as work within existing small businesses.

Graduates of this programme will be able to develop a business plan for a small business, manage operations for a small business and manage staff and human resource processes for a small business.

In addition, graduates will have the skills, knowledge and capabilities to provide administrative services using business technology, applications and systems, in accordance with the requirements of a small business entity.

Course Delivery Method:

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

Graduates of this course have the amazing opportunity to apply for:

Crown Small Business Entrepreneur Scheme


Maximum NZ$20,000 seed fund* to start your small business

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Upcoming Intakes

2021 - 2022 COURSE DATES

8 Feb 2022 – 23 Dec 2022

14 Mar 2022 – 3 Mar 2023

2 May 2022 – 6 Apr 2023

7 Jun 2022 – 26 May 2023

25 Jul 2022 – 30 Jun 2023

29 Aug 2022 – 18 Aug 2023

17 Oct 2022 – 22 Sep 2023

TERM BREAKS

15 Apr 2022 - 29 Apr 2022

11 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022

3 Oct 2022 – 14 Oct 2022

SUMMER BREAK

26 Dec 2022 – 30 Jan 2023

entry requirements

Domestic Student

  • 16 years of age or older at course start date

  • Completed New Zealand Year 12 (NCEA Level 2) or New Zealand Certificate in Business (Level 3) or equivalent

  • Special circumstances at the discretion of department head

International student

  • 18 years of age or older at course start date 

  • IELTS (General or Academic) 5.5 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 8 modules, which cover:

New Zealand Business Environment and Legal Requirements

Market Analysis and Strategy Planning

Marketing and Promotion Strategy

Customer Relations and Business Communication

Business Technologies and Resources

Business Financial Administration and Management

Human Resource Operations and Management

Small Business Continuity Planning

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:

Business Owner/ Operator

Office Administrator

Further STudy

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

New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5

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New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5

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Direct Entry to Year 1 of Bachelor of Business (any major) at Massey University

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