Plus a total of 8 credits taken from the following courses:
Note: Students are required to take at least one course from each of the academic domains (literacy, numeracy and computer literacy).
Pass in 10 credits.
Attend an instructor interview
Have a documented cognitive or mental health disability
Note: North Island College staff are available and happy to support unique student needs as well as assist with course planning and the admission process. Please contact the Department of Accessible Learning Services for more information.
To Be Successful
Students should have an interest and motivation to participate in learning about the world of work. Student success may depend on the ability to work independently and in a group setting.
Department Chair, Faculty
Erin M Cathro
Accessible Learning, Adult Basic Education
Master of Special Education (Flinder's University, Australia, 2013)
Subjects: Access Education
Gain important literacy, numeracy and computer literacy skills for the workplace as you:
build confidence and independence,
gain functional skills with technology
raise your self-esteem and sense of safety.
apply numeracy with basic math skills such as measurement
learn to make change, read a clock and manage your time.
learn how to use the internet safely
learn how to access a computer for word processing and email.
produce a learning and career exploration portfolio.
Depending on your skills, you may exit to competitive employment, supported work, volunteer positions or further specific skills training. Types of employment will range according to your ability, interest and the local labour market.
Tuition & Costs Estimate
Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies, NIC appointed uniforms, or field trips not included in these estimates.
While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit our tuition page.
Accessible Learning courses are eligible for an Adult Upgrading Grant and we can help you with the application process to apply for funding.