New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 3)

Kia kaha te reo Māori! Build your skills and knowledge to an intermediate level in te reo. Use your language skills in a wide range of environments such as whānau, marae, community, workplace or academic contexts. Graduates from this programme will have the skills to confidently communicate in te reo with some independence in everyday settings.

Programme outline

Te Pōkaitahi Reo (Reo Rua) (Te Kaupae 3) intends to build a solid foundation for learners to progress their knowledge of te reo Māori.  The teaching of this programme is primarily in English. There are four compulsory courses that are focussed on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

More detail about this qualification

Flexible study options

This programme has two pathways you can choose from:

  • 36 weeks part-time (one night class a week)
  • 18 weeks full-time 

This is a 60 credit programme. Full-time study is from Monday to Thursday, 9am-2.30pm. Part-time is one night per week from 5pm-7pm.

Entry requirements

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 2) or equivalent. Suitable for school leavers.

Recommended secondary school subjects: NCEA Level 1-3 reo Māori.

Related study options

New Zealand Certificate in Te Reo (Rumaki Reo Rua) (Level 4).

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia.

On 1 September 2022, the operations of Whitireia transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing Whitireia programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.

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