New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 1)

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 1)

Start your journey in te reo. Gain basic language skills to communicate in te reo Māori in familiar everyday situations. Ideal for beginners or if you want skills and knowledge to support your role in the public or private sector. You can progress to higher-level programmes to explore te reo further.

Programme outline

This programme is designed to provide a solid foundation for learners who have little to no te reo Māori knowledge. 

More detail about this qualification

Career options

  • Participate in the maintenance and development of te reo amongst whānau, hapū and community
  • Basic understanding of te reo that can be utilised in areas of employment, in public and private sectors
  • Contribution to community and cultural roles

Entry requirements

  • Open entry

  • International: IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia.

From 2023, Whitireia and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by Whitireia and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.

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