Partner Institutions

PARTNER INSTITUTIONS


FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE OF ARTS AND DESIGN - NCEA Level 4

One Year Bridging with English language support

Commencing Semester One - Mid February

International or domestic students with an IELTS of 5.0 (or equivalent) can enter the full year Certificate of Arts and Design (Foundation). This programme is designed to raise students' English levels to IELTS 5.5 before entering full time arts and design study in Semester Two.  While enrolled in an approved English language programme students attend art and design classes at Whitecliffe two afternoons a week in Semester One. Acceptance into Semester Two of the Foundation programme is conditional upon students meeting the required English level (IELTS 5.5 or equivalent) English language testing can be conducted by the English language school that the student is / or will be attending.

Whitecliffe  has articulation agreements with Kaplan International Colleges, Dominion English Schools and AIS St. Helens.  Students enrolled in the One Year Foundation programme will choose one of these institutions for their English language study during Semester One


FOUNDATION CERTIFICATE OF ARTS AND DESIGN
- NCEA Level 4

18 week programme

Commencing Semester  One - Mid February or Semester Two - Mid July

The only prerequisites for the  Foundation certificate programme for  International students (and domestic students with English as their second language). are

  • Domestic applicants must be at least 17 years of age during their year of commencement.
  • International students  need an English Level of IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • International students must be at least 18 years of age in their first year of study to enter either programmes.

Kaplan

KAPLAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGES

At Kaplan International Colleges, we are committed to offering high quality education and student welfare at all of our schools. Kaplan International College  New Zealand is accredited by NZQA   Programmes and services are monitored regularly to ensure that your study experience is both successful and enjoyable.

The Kaplan campus is in easy walking distance from Whitecliffe.  Alternatively there is a regular city link bus service which ensures that transport to  the twice weekly art classes in Semester One is quick and straight forward.

The Auckland school is  housed in an elegant Georgian-style building, in Parnell  next to the Domain - Auckland's largest park.  and close to the vibrant shopping and entertainment centre of Newmarket. Learning facilities include a study center/library, free wireless internet access and a student lounge.

Read more about Kaplan

Kaplan has received its latest EER report whereby it has been reconfirmed by NZQA as a Category One Education provider.




AIS

AIS ST HELENS SCHOOL OF ENGLISH

Established: 1990

AIS St Helens is a friendly, well established language school situated minutes away from Auckland City in beautiful park-like grounds.

With over 15 years of experience, the English Language Centre provides a stimulating, communicative classroom environment with dynamic, experienced teachers focused on helping students succeed. Students are regularly tested and are awarded certificates on completion of their English study. Our goal is to create a student centred learning environment where students take pride in progressing and are motivated by fellow students and teachers alike. The high quality of our programmes and teaching staff ensure success.

AIS St Helens is conveniently located for access to Auckland's stunning west coast beaches, parks, golf courses, museums and cinemas, plus all that the heart of Auckland City has to offer.


PATHWAY INSTITUTIONS

Whitecliffe has Pathway Agreements with the following institutions. Students enrolled in English language courses at these institutions will not be required to sit an IELTS examination. The English language testing at these institutions is recognised by Whitecliffe and students who successfully complete the IELTS equivalent courses at these institutions will meet the English language standard  that is required for acceptance into the proposed programme of study.

Certificate of Arts and Design Foundation Bridging (One Year)

IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

Certificate of Arts and Design Foundation (18 weeks)

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Bachelor of Fine Arts Year One (with English and Academic Programme EAP)

IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Bachelor of Fine Arts  (without EAP)

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

Postgraduate Programmes

IELTS 6.5 or equivalent



Dominion

DOMINION ENGLISH SCHOOL

Learn English, make friends and have fun at New Zealand's most established language school located in Auckland. Last year 1151 students from 34 countries became part of the Dominion family

Our Auckland school is located in a modern building in the centre of the city. We are just a few minutes from the Britomart transport terminal and only a short walk from bars, restaurants, shops, libraries and other city centre amenities.

With over 30 courses to choose from, there is something for everyone at Dominion. For those interested in examination courses, why not join one of our Cambridge programmes (FCE, CAE, CPE or IELTS)? Or become an English teacher through TESOL & TECSOL? Alternatively, study 25hrs, 20hrs or 12.5hrs a week on our popular General English programme. Whatever your requirements, we're here to help.

Our professional team is here to look after you and welcome you to the Dominion family.




Kaplan

KAPLAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGES

At Kaplan International Colleges, we are committed to offering high quality education and student welfare at all of our schools. Kaplan International College  New Zealand is accredited by NZQA   Programmes and services are monitored regularly to ensure that your study experience is both successful and enjoyable.

The Auckland school is housed in an elegant Georgian-style building, in Parnell  next to the Domain - Auckland's largest park. Learning facilities include a study center/library, free wireless internet access and a student lounge.




Quantum

QUANTUM INSTITUTE OF ENGLISH

At Quantum Institute of English, we offer English language training for all levels and durations. We specialise in General English, and also offer IELTS, Focus Classes, Exam Preparation and Academic English to support your college /university studies. With small classes starting every Monday we ensure students receive a high standard of personalised teaching.

Studying English with QE Group, you can expect to receive the best tuition and support. Our highly qualified and dedicated team of tutors, and support staff are committed to ensuring our students’ success.

We warmly welcome students from all over the world, all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds.

Our goal is to provide you with a rich, distinctive, high quality educational experience of a lifetime. We look forward to having join us in New Zealand!