NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) 
 

​​The New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) is an NZQA qualification that lasts a lifetime.  There are seven levels from beginner to advanced.  These programmes can be used for further study, for work, or for general English development, aiming to extend your ability in all areas of English communication, speaking, listening, reading and writing; prepare you for further ESOL English or mainstream study; and extend your ability, confidence and comfort in a new country. 

Pathways to further study 
 

​​The following diagram shows various pathways from English language to further academic studies available.  You can start at any point according to your level and our staff will assist you along the way. 

NZCEL class hours (2019)
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(formerly known as CPIT - Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology & Aoraki Polytechnic) 

Call Us: +64 3 940 8389  /  E-mail:  schoolofenglish@ara.ac.nz  / Madras Street, PO Box 540 Christchurch 8140 New Zealand

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