Duration: 17 weeks

Location: Auckland CBD, New Lynn, Manukau

Academic Entry Requirements:

In order to be accepted into NZCEL4 at Seafield School of English, a candidate must have achieved one of:

  • IELTS (Academic): 5.5 with no individual score below 5.0 (within the last 2 years)
  • Seafield NZCEL entry test: 5.5 with no individual score below 5.0
  • Oxford Online English test: B2, with nothing below B1
  • Seafield English Language Tuition: Upper Intermediate Summative test: Overall Pass; No section failed.
  • Pearson’s Test of English: At least 42 with no band lower than 36 (within the last 2 years)
  • New Zealand Certificate of English Language: Level 3 (Applied) [NZQA Ref: 3667]
  • LanguageCert: B2 Communicator Official Pass; or Seafield LanguageCert B2
  • Communicator Mock Test pass
  • International Students must have a valid visa to enrol in the programme

Minimum Age

Applicants must be aged a minimum of 16 years old at the start of the programme

What you can achieve?

The programme aims to provide students with the language competency in academic contexts which will enable their pathway to further tertiary study.  It sets out to further advance the students’ skills of speaking, listening, reading, writing and critical thinking and develop the students’ confidence and study skills that will enable them to undertake independent learning at the tertiary level.

What you will study?

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Understanding of context-specific professional and/or technical texts
  • Writing context-specific records and reports
  • Interaction in a team

Next Steps:

  • You can study further with a Diploma course at New Zealand School of Education (NZSE)
  • You can study further with New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 5 with NZ Institutions and leading to a higher-level programme

Additional English Online Support:

Vital English

You will have free access to one of the world’s best online mobile English courses, Vital English. Communication in English is important to you finding successful employment in New Zealand. The courses cover reading, writing, listening and speaking – as well as grammar and vocabulary. Ask your tutor for more information.