Certificate of Attainment in English Language

The Certificate of Attainment in English Language is an elementary language course for students who have not meet the language requirements for University study. It will give you the necessary skills in reading, writing and speaking.

The Certificate of Attainment in English Language (CAEL) has three levels from elementary to pre-intermediate, you will enter into the programme at a level dependent on your current English level. Successful completion of level 3 will provide entry into the Certificate of Attainment in Academic English.

Intakes, course duration and fees

Each course is 10 weeks long with one week's orientation

Fees are $4950 per block plus Enrolment Levies up to $479 per year

IntakeProgramme DatesOrientation Dates
2017 Block 113 February 2017 – 28 April 2017Tuesday 7 February 2017
2017 Block 215 May 2017 – 28 July 2017Monday 22 May 2017
2017 Block 321 August 2017 – 29 October 2017Monday 14 August 2017
2017 Block 413 November 2017 – 2 February 2018Monday 6 November 2017

Key information

Study Locations Hamilton
Faculty Pathways College
Year 1

Scholarships and prizes

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Waikato Pathways College- Te Huanui

Phone: 0800 WAIKATO or + 64 7 858 5600

Degree Structure