International English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL)
The IESOL is for anyone who is a non-native speaker of English and would like to demonstrate their ability in communicating in English. IESOL courses will help you develop your skills and abilities to communicate in English and enable you to work or study in English-speaking countries and/or environments.
For entry into Preliminary to Communicator Levels (Level 1 and 2)
NZCB will use either student provided international examination results, eg IELTS, or after an interview to judge fluency, or use an appropriate City and Guilds practice examination to determine student’s entry competence. Student must meet NZ immigration requirements and have, as a very minimum (for the preliminary level), an understanding of the Roman alphabet.
For entry into Expert and/or Mastery Level (level 3)
- Must meet NZ Immigration requirements
- Must have a minimum of IELTS 5.0 with no band score lower than 5, or meet other requirements of NZQA’s acceptable evidence of English language proficiency
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
9.00am – 3.30pm, Monday – Friday with some time allocated for self-study