2018 Prospectus

2018 Prospectus

2018 Prospectus

2018 Prospectus

2018 Prospectus

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2018 Prospectus

We know that everyone can enrich their future with a bespoke international education experience in one of the most beautiful countries in the world. By consolidating two of New Zealand’s specialist international private academic institutions, NTEC Consortium and Queens Academic Group in 2016 we created Aspire2 International. We have brought together the combined strength of our academic, student experience and marketing teams, guided by experienced academic leaders and governed by an expert board.

This formidable combination delivers not only the highest quality education experience, but internationally recognised qualifications, pathways and opportunities to meet and work with New Zealand employers through our dedicated employment service, Aspire2 Work. Together we are focused on creating your future opportunities. Start your adventure with us today. Aspire2 International exists to deliver your ultimate academic and Kiwi experience. 2018 Aspire2 International | 3

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Contents 05 Aspire2 International Welcomes You 42 Engineering Programmes 06 Why Choose New Zealand? 48 Cookery and Culinary Arts Programmes 08 Why Choose Aspire2 International? 54 Hospitality Management Programmes 12 English Programmes 62 Your Journey With Us 16 Business Programmes 64 How to Enrol 66 Key Information for International Students 34 IT and Computing Programmes 10 Our Programmes 60 Aspire2 Work 65 Did You Know? 30 Health Services Management Programmes 4 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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Aspire2 International welcomes you! Whether you’re just starting out, or ready to take the next big step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

We offer a full range of quality programmes to help you find the right employment or set you up for further study. We are a “whanaungatanga” – an extended family that gives each member a sense of belonging – and you will become a valued member of that family. It takes all sorts to make a family, and that’s why we foster multicultural understanding and celebrate diversity.

You will work with a great team of teachers who love what they do, and who strive to make your study experience rich, enjoyable and successful. As an international student, Aspire2 International has everything you need – language and study support, plus employment support during and after your study is completed. We can’t wait to meet you on your first day! Welcome to Aspire2 International. Clare Bradley CEO 2018 Aspire2 International | 5

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Why Choose New Zealand New Zealand is a great place to come and study and offers many exciting opportunities for international students.

New Zealand makes you feel welcome Kiwis are some of the most welcoming people that you will ever meet. There are just over four million people who reside in the country, and it is one of the safest places to live in the world. We have over 30 nationalities here so you can feel at home. Our educational system is highly regarded In New Zealand and at Aspire2 International, you are guaranteed the high quality, hands on education you deserve. The support services for international students are among the best in the world.

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Stable economy We have a democratic system of government and our economy is growing and stable. Work opportunities We recognise that for many international students it is important to be able to work, to support day to day living. In New Zealand, there are work opportunities available for international students. On a student visa, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week. You can also get a 12-month post-study work visa when you successfully complete your qualification. 2018 Aspire2 International | 7

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Why choose Aspire2 International? Teachers who make a difference Launching or extending your career begins with a positive, engaging study experience.

Whatever path you are taking, that’s just what you will get by working with our dedicated and talented teachers, and enjoying our welcoming campuses. Counselling and support Whether you are studying a long way from home or in your home city, sometimes you might need someone to talk to. Feeling relaxed and enjoying your learning experience is a large part of your success, so we have counsellors to help you sort out any problems – in your first language. Study for real jobs in real industries All our programmes have a practical focus. Everything you learn will give you the skills to work in your chosen career.

We work closely with industry partners to ensure that what we are teaching is what they are looking for when you graduate. Throughout your study, you will gain insights into real industries by hearing directly from our industry partners.

Our English language programmes and our range of diplomas and certificates are delivered using up-to-date techniques and knowledge, and in line with industry standards. We work with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and industry leaders to keep our curriculum fresh and relevant. An up-to-date range of study 8 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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Life at Aspire2 International isn’t all hard work – learning a new language, new concepts or new ideas can be tiring. It’s good to balance that work with plenty of fun, and that’s why we organise activities to encourage you to mingle with other students and, if you’re coming from overseas, to experience Kiwi life.

Time for work and play Help with employment The Aspire2 Work team are dedicated to helping you find work – whether that is part time work while you study, or full time work in your holidays or when you have completed your studies. Campuses in exciting locations Our campuses are in some of New Zealand’s most vibrant cities, just a step from shopping malls, restaurants and theatres. In Auckland, for instance, you can stroll down to the waterfront. If you’re an international student, being in the middle of a bustling city will also give you many opportunities to practise your English. Not only that, you will have everything you need to learn and succeed.

We work with employers in each location so you have every chance to launch or extend your career as part of your studies. Auckland Tauranga Christchurch 2018 Aspire2 International | 9

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PROGRAMME LEVEL 1 AUCKLAND 2 TAURANGA 3 CHRISTCHURCH ENGLISH   BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 5-7  HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT 7  IT & COMPUTING 5-7  ENGINEERING 6-7  COOKERY/CULINARY ARTS 4-5  HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 5-6  Our Programmes 1 2 3 At Aspire2 International, our practical approach to learning will help you graduate with the skills to be job ready. Our programmes cover a wide range of career paths, so get started with Aspire2 International. 10 | 2018 Aspire2 International

NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) NZ Diploma in Business (Level 6) Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (Level 7) Diploma in Business Management (Level 7) Diploma in Business (Level 7) Diploma in Technology Management (Level 7) Diploma in Business Accounting (Level 7) ACCA: F1-F9 Diploma in Accounting (Level 7) Diploma in Health Services Management (Level 7) Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (Level 7) NZ Diploma of System Administration (Level 6) NZ Diploma in IT (Level 5) Diploma in Computing (Level 7) Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications (Level 7) NZ Diploma in Engineering - Electrical (Level 6) NZ Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6) NZ Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) (Level 4) (Level 5) (Level 6) (Level 7) (Further Study) General English Academic English IELTS Preparation ENGLISH PROGRAMMES University of Auckland: Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech) Massey University: Master of Information Sciences (MInfoSc(IT)) BA (Hons) Business and Management (Final Year) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Master of Business Administration (Top-Up) Lincoln University: Master of Business in Accounting and Finance Lincoln University: Master of Business in Global Management and Marketing BUSINESS PROGRAMMES HEALTH MANAGEMENT PROGRAMMES IT AND COMPUTING PROGRAMMES ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES COOKERY PROGRAMMES HOSPITALITY PROGRAMMES Study pathway to University of Northhampton (UoN), United Kingdom University of Waikato: Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech) Auckland University of Technology: Master of Computer and Information Sciences (MCIS) Auckland University of Technology: Bachelor of International Hospitality and Management (BIHM) 2018 Aspire2 International | 11

General English Academic English IELTS Preparation English English Language Programmes 12 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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Study English in New Zealand with Aspire2 International Are you looking to study, meet new people, travel, work or advance your career? Join us at Aspire2 International and we will help you use English to unlock the door to a world of new opportunities. Our dedicated, professional tutors teach students from all over the world and our commitment to small class sizes allows our tutors to spend individual time with all of our students.

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English Language Programmes Delivered by Foundation English Limited (FEL) Auckland and Christchurch General English IELTS Preparation Elective class options NZQA approved and accredited ENG Student Support • Academic support • Aspire2 Work (Job support team) • Quality student experience Facilities • Study and computer area • Free self-study computer programmes • Student café and courtyard • Free wi-fi • Student library • Bicycle parking Pathways to further studies At Aspire2 International we can help prepare you for Certificate, Diploma, Bachelor, or post-graduate Diploma studies. This is your opportunity to move forward into your choice of programme.

Auckland Christchurch 1 23 hours per week 23h Category 1 School Student part-time working rights 1 20 hours per week 23h Category 1 School Student part-time working rights 2018 Aspire2 International | 15

Business Programmes NZ Diploma in Business (Level 5) NZ Diploma in Business (Level 6) Graduate Diploma in Applied Management (With Specialisation) (Level 7) Diploma in Business Management With Specialisations (Level 7) Diploma in Business (Level 7) Diploma in Technology Management (with strands in Technology Marketing and New Enterprise) (Level 7) Diploma in Business Accounting (Level 7) Diploma in Accounting (Level 7) (Level 5) (Level 6) (Level 7) (Further Study) Lincoln University: Master of Business in Accounting and Finance ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) (Exemption of 9 papers at Foundation Level F1 -F9) Study pathway to University of Northhampton (UoN), United Kingdom Master of Business Administration (MBA) BA (Hons) Business and Management (Final Year) Master of Business Administration (Top-Up) Lincoln University: Master of Business in Global Management and Marketing 16 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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*Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017. Where can a career in Business & Management take you? General Manager (All Sectors) Office Administrator Assistant Office Manager / Team Leader Area Manager Customer Service Representative / Receptionist CEO Manager (All Sectors) e.g. retail, marketing, facilities, sales, hospitality Salary Scope: $36k - $80k+* START HERE PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES WHILE STUDYING FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES 18 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZDB (L5) New Zealand Diploma in Business - (Level 5) What will I learn? This qualification will equip you with a broad range of practical business, leadership, and relationship skills and knowledge.

You can study a combination of core and elective papers to make sure you are qualified for your choice of role. Core Papers Intro to Business in New Zealand Business Marketing Organisational Communication Elective Papers Accounting Strand Accounting and Controls Budgeting and Taxation Accounting Processes Administrative and Technology Strand Technology in Business Business System Administration Business Functions Leadership and Management Strand Leadership Managing People Operational Management Am I eligible?

Certificate in Business Level 3 or 4, or completion of New Zealand Year 12 secondary schooling; or international equivalent; and/or appropriate work experience. Employment Pathways With the Accounting strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in accounting roles, and volunteer accounting for community groups. With the Administration and Technology strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of administration roles. With the Leadership and Management strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work at an operational level within business entities.

Understanding the fundamentals of business – accounting, technology, leadership and more – will give you a good foundation for your career in business. The programme focuses on developing your business knowledge and skills to open opportunities for employment in the business world, or for further study. Strands:  Accounting  Administration and Technology  Leadership and Management Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 5.5 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.0 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49 pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only be 17 years of age or older* 17 *For Auckland campus only and 18+ for other regions.

For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: NZQA approved and accredited 2018 Aspire2 International | 19

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited What will I learn? This qualification provides you with well- developed administrative skills and a broad knowledge foundation covering a wide variety of business environment contexts. You get to apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. There are opportunities to put your leadership skills to the test. It builds on previously developed administrative skills or existing business experience with essential skills such as developing text documents and spreadsheets, organising meetings, maintaining financial records and creating presentations etc.

Core Papers Strategic Management Business Communication Organisation Management Elective Papers Accounting Strand Business Finance and Taxation Accounting Information and Systems Company Reporting and Analysis Administration and Technology Strand Systemic Business Administration Change Management Managerial Technology Leadership and Management Strand Project and Financial Management Modern Business Practise Managing People and Change Am I eligible? This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Employment Pathways With the Accounting strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to be employed in accounting roles, and volunteer accounting for community groups.

With the Administration and Technology strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of administration roles.

With the Leadership and Management strand, you will have the skills and knowledge to work at an operational level within business entities. From law to marketing, economics to management – understanding the fundamentals will give you a powerful foundation to your career in business. The programme focuses on developing you personally and professionally, to open opportunities for employment in the business world or for further study. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Strands:  Accounting  Administration and Technology  Leadership and Management New Zealand Diploma in Business - (Level 6) NZDB (L6) 1 YEAR 120 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above be 18 years of age or older 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 20 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited 240 What will I learn? This qualification will give you the skills to take on a role in business management, administration or planning, with an in-depth understanding of all areas of business, including leadership, communication, marketing operations and systems. Specialist streams give you opportunities in business ownership, information technology or tourist operations. Core Papers Small Business Conceptual Issues International Trade and Finance Accounting Principles Operations Management Marketing Management Corporate Strategy and Planning Strategic Marketing Managing in Organisations Strategic Human Resource Management Project Management Global Business Communication Strategic Business Plan for SME Elective Papers Small to Medium Enterprises Innovation and Entrepreneurship in SMEs Organisational Management and Leadership Information Technology Management Information System Project Management Information Systems for SMEs Tourism and Hospitality Management Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality Strategic Operations in Tourism and Hospitality Am I eligible? You must have successfully completed a Diploma programme of at least Level 5.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least two years appropriate managerial experience, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please include a reference letter from your employer with your application.

2 YEARS If you have prior business management experience and would like to obtain a specialisation, this is an excellent opportunity for upskilling. The programme runs up to two years. You can join the second year directly if you have a relevant qualification. Credits 240 credits (equivalent to 2 academic years) Diploma in Business Management - (Level 7) (with Specialisations) DBM (L7) Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch Specialisations  Small to Medium Enterprise Management  Information Technology Management  Tourism and Hospitality Management For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above be 18 years of age or older 18 pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 2018 Aspire2 International | 21

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited Diploma in Business - (Level 7) DB (L7) 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above What will I learn? You will gain in-depth understanding of the concepts, theories and models that underpin a range of essential business functions. You will manage and complete a business project, and report using concepts previously covered within the programme. Core Papers Organisational Change Strategic Management Accounting and Finance Marketing Management Business Communication Business Project Am I eligible? You must have successfully completed a Diploma programme of at least Level 6.

If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least three years of relevant work experience, your application will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please include a reference letter from your employer with your application. Enhance your business career or continue with graduate level studies with this one-year programme. You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the business community as a positive contributor to enterprise and industry.

You may go on to further study towards a degree or professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and abroad. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 be 18 years of age or older 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 22 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited What will I learn? The qualification is intended for people with prior qualifications or experience in business management who wish to acquire knowledge and skills to pursue managerial roles in specific business sectors within New Zealand or internationally, or for further studies in the field of business management.

Graduates of this qualification may undertake further study towards degree programmes across a number of business disciplines or towards professional qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both within New Zealand and abroad.

Core Papers Managing People and Organisational Behaviour Business and Marketing Communication Applied Accounting and Budgeting Strategic Operational Management Elective Papers Retail Management: Functions of Retail Management Retail Customer Orientation Information Technology Management: Information Systems Project Management Information Systems within Organisations Tourism and Hospitality Management: New Zealand Tourism Management Tourism and Hospitality Industry Strategic Management Project Management: Managing Projects Project Quality Assurance Am I eligible?

A candidate for the admission to this programme of study shall: • Have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher, or • Provided evidence of equivalent practical, professional or educational experience and have gained approval from the Academic Board for special admission.

Employment Pathways Graduates of this qualification will have a firm understanding of core business concepts coupled with practical application skills acquired through their specialisation strands, research and acquired knowledge. They will be able to work effectively in professional entry to mid-level management roles across a large range of sectors in established and start-up organisations with both large and small organisational contexts. Graduate Outcome Graduates will gain the skills required to integrate into New Zealand organisations and contribute confidently within a range of organisational frameworks and functions.

They will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of business management concepts underpinning the functional areas of strategic management, accounting and finance, business communication, marketing management, organisational behaviour, and people management.

Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Graduate Diploma in Applied Management with Specialisation in: Retail Management/ Information Technology Management / Tourism and Hospitality Management / Project Management GDAM (L7) 1 YEAR 120 6.0 Provide evidence of an IELTS band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no score lower than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above be 20 years of age or older 20 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: Programme Duration: 1 academic year pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 2018 Aspire2 International | 23

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited Diploma in Technology Management - (Level 7) Enhance your career in technology management, technology sales management or enterprise development. Your skills can be applied to a new enterprise, an established workplace, or may lead to higher level management or business study. What will I study? This year-long programme is designed for students who would like to enhance their knowledge and skills in technology management, technology sales management or enterprise development. Skills and knowledge gained through this programme can be applied directly to established workplaces, start-up enterprises or used as the basis to enter post-graduate / higher level management / business study.

Core Papers Financial Management Project Management Operations Management for Technology- based Enterprises Advancing Sustainable and Profitable Businesses Using ICT Elective Papers Technology Marketing Strand Consumer Behaviour Marketing of Technology Products Project: Marketing Planning for Technology Products and Services New Enterprise Development Strand (in Collaboration with e-centre) Technology Entrepreneurship e-Centre Sprint Programme: Technology Business Feasibility Planning Project: Technology Enterprise Planning e-Centre Aspire2 International is working with Massey University’s e-Centre, it’s business enterprise and innovation centre.

This partnership brings many benefits to Aspire2 International students including: • Providing training programmes to selected students to develop entrepreneurship skills • Identifying promising entrepreneurs with ideas to build their business opportunity • Coaching selected students in the creation and validation of a business opportunity Am I eligible? You must have successfully completed a Diploma Level 6, plus two years’ work experience in the technology field. If you don’t have formal qualifications but you have at least five years relevant work experience, your application will be considered based on an acceptable business concept proposal.

DTM (L7) 1 YEAR 120 Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland Strands  Technology Marketing  New Enterprise Development 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above be 18 years of age or older 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 24 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited What will I study? This two-year diploma programme is an Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) accredited programme and you will graduate with exemption from F1 to F9 of the Fundamentals level of the ACCA qualification. Core Papers Business Environment and Management Management Accounting Financial Accounting Corporate and Business Law Performance Management Taxation Financial Reporting Audit and Assurance Financial Management Small Business Accounting MYOB / Xero / Payroll Am I eligible?

You must have successfully completed a relevant Diploma Level 5, or related work experience in the accounting field. Diploma in Business Accounting - (Level 7) You do not need a prior accounting experience to enter this two-year programme. It will prepare you for entry level professional positions in applied accounting and financial management, or for further studies at a bachelor level in accounting and finance. If you intend to continue studying, you will qualify to complete 5 professional papers of the ACCA programme or the Oxford Brookes University’s BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting. You can enter right into the second year if you have completed a recognised three-year accounting qualification.

If you have completed equivalent modules from the ACCA Fundamentals level modules, you may cross-credit up to 120 credits.

Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above DBA (L7) 240 2 YEARS Credits 240 credits (equivalent to 2 academic years) be 18 years of age or older 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 2018 Aspire2 International | 25

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited Diploma in Accounting - (Level 7) Enhance your accounting career with this year-long qualification, by learning about the New Zealand accounting environment.

You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the community as a positive contributor to business enterprise and industry. This qualification can lead to further study in professional accountancy, or on to employment. What will I study? You will gain the skills you need to contribute confidently within a range of organisational frameworks and functions. You will know how to use accounting and payroll software, and understand managerial and financial accounting, taxation, and financial management. You will learn to think critically about business issues, and propose solutions.

Core Papers Small Business Accounting Cost and Management Accounting Financial Accounting Taxation Audit and Assurance Financial Management MYOB / Xero / Payroll Am I eligible?

You must have successfully completed a relevant Diploma Level 6, or have a bachelor degree or an overseas equivalent in accounting. 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above DA (L7) Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch be 18 years of age or older 18 1 YEAR 120 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must: pass our English Entry Test *For limited Nationalities only 26 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz BA (Hons) Business and Management (Final Year) (Top-Up Programme) The BAM Top-Up is an internationally recognised bachelor’s degree from the University of Northampton. This programme is designed for those with High National Diploma (HDN) qualifications, New Zealand Diploma in Business or similar UK and international qualifications. The programme allows you to gain a full honours degree in one year. You could move on to further study or work in marketing, finance, human resources and general business. The BAM Top-up is designed to be offered in parallel to a New Zealand Level 7 Business Qualification.

What will I learn?

The programme covers key aspects of business and management practice and theory, while helping you develop individual and group skills. Core Papers The programme comprises of modules from the final year of the three-year BAM programme. You will be admitted to this programme based on your previous academic qualifications and/or work experience. Typical modules cover: • Business Communication • Marketing Management • Organisational Change • Strategic Management • Accounting and Finance for Managers • Business Project Am I eligible?

If you have an HND (Edexcel, ABE, NCC) or Foundation Degree in Business, New Zealand Diploma in Business, or equivalent, we welcome your application.

If you have signed up to one of our Business Level 7 qualification, you may also apply for this programme. 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 If English is not your first language you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at degree level English. TOEFL 550/213 BA(H)BM (Final) As this is a UK qualification and not on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, you will not be eligible for an international student visa. 2018 Aspire2 International | 27

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz Master of Business Administration (MBA) This Master of Business Administration programme has been designed to give you a thorough understanding of business and management processes, enabling you to develop as a practising manager, and help organisations improve their performance. A globally recognised postgraduate qualification for ambitious, motivated professionals, this 18-month programme is demanding, so you will need to be fully committed. It is also great for networking with professionals from a range of organisations, industries and countries.

You will join a community of influential tutors, business professionals and MBA alumni.

What will I study? You’ll consider issues in an organisation- wide context, develop analytical skills and learn how to recognise and exploit opportunities. Developing strategies and plans for business or departmental improvement is a major theme. Core Papers Critical Issues in Business Management and Organisational Behaviour Strategic Marketing Managing Operations and the Supply Chain Competitive Strategy and Innovation Financial Decision Making International Business Negotiation Business Research Project Am I eligible?

• You are expected to be a junior professional in a multi-national company, or wishing to start your own business • You will have a recognised undergraduate degree at 2nd Class Upper or 2nd Class Lower Honours • You must submit your reason for wanting to enrol in this programme • You must be a New Zealand resident or Work Visa holder If English is not your first language you must provide evidence that your use of English is equivalent to IELTS 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0 International Students 6.5 As this is a UK qualification and not on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, you will not be eligible for an international student visa.

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz If English is not your first language you must provide evidence that your use of English is equivalent to IELTS 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0 6.5 As this is a UK qualification and not on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, you will not be eligible for an international student visa. Master of Business Administration (Top-Up) The Master of Business Administration is a globally recognised postgraduate qualification, perfect for ambitious, motivated graduates.

If you hold a PG Diploma in Business Management (or similar UK and international qualification) you can gain an MBA qualification in just one year.

What will I study? You will focus on thinking strategically within an organisation, recognising and exploiting opportunities, and developing strategies for managing change. You will need two modules to top up your PG Diploma to an MBA. Instruction in management research techniques will help you meet the demands of the programme assessment scheme and complete a business research project. Core modules Critical Issues in Business Business Research Project You will complete these modules in evening seminars, weekend research workshops, independent research and working online.

Am I eligible? For admission into the top-up programme, you must have two years managerial experience and hold one of the following postgraduate qualifications: • Any New Zealand equivalent postgraduate diploma – Level 8 (case-by-case basis) • The qualification must be no more than 10 years old. • You must be a New Zealand resident or Work Visa holder International Students MBA (Top-Up) 2018 Aspire2 International | 29

Health Services Management Programme Diploma in Health Services Management (Level 7) (Level 7) 30 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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START HERE PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES WHILE STUDYING ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES • Family Support Worker • Community Health Coordinator • Disabilities Service Officer • Youth Worker • Recreational Therapist • Probation Officer • Healthcare Unit Manager • Health and Welfare Services Manager • Residential Manager FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES Where can a career in Health Services Management take you? Healthcare Facilities Supervisor Care Giver Salary Scope: $35k - $80k+* *Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017. 32 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited Diploma in Health Services Management - (Level 7) DHSM (L7) What will I learn? The diploma is divided into three learning blocks, each with sector- specific areas of study that expose you to aspects of health promotion management and training.

You will gain the knowledge, skills and understanding of the practices, theories and principles required to be an effective manager in healthcare or a related field. You will study seven papers that totals to 120 credits, including a 30 credit research paper.

Core Papers Managing Finance in Health and Social Care Managing Enterprise in the Health Care Sector Facilitating Training and Development in the Health Care Sector Health Promotion in New Zealand: A Focus on Women’s Health Personal & Team Effectiveness in Health and Social Care Managing Service Delivery in the Health Care Sector An Investigative Research Project: Leading Strategic Change in Health & Social Care Am I eligible? To enter this programme, you will need: • A successful completion of a minimum of a Level 6 qualification or its equivalent in a relevant sector in a Healthcare / Health Services related field such as Nursing / Physiotherapy / Medical Practitioners / Social Work / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Pharmacy / Medical Lab / Ayurvedic, etc; or at least three years’ work experience • Approval for special admission by the Academic Board Employment pathways Graduates will be qualified to gain employment in New Zealand and internationally in a range of managerial roles in healthcare organisations and health services.

Positions open to graduates may include Health Care Facilities Supervisor, Healthcare Unit Coordinator or Manager, Residential Services Manager, Day Services Manager, Health and Welfare Services Manager, Community Health Coordinator and Health Promotions Manager. If you are a health professional thinking of taking on management responsibilities, this one-year diploma takes a learner-focused collaborative approach and will improve your current level of qualification. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 6.0 be 18 years of age or older provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above pass our English Entry Test 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 2018 Aspire2 International | 33

IT and Computing Programmes New Zealand Diploma in IT (Level 5) NZ Diploma in System Administration (Level 6) (Level 5) (Level 6) (Level 7) (Further Study) Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (GradDipIT) (Level 7) Diploma in Computing (Level 7) University of Auckland: Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech) Massey University: Master of Information Sciences (Information Technology) (MInfoSc(IT)) Auckland University of Technology: Master of Computer and Information Sciences (MCIS) University of Waikato: Master of Information Technology (MInfoTech) 34 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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Salary Scope: $36k - $90k+ Where can a career in IT & Computing take you? • Office Equipment Technologist • Photocopier Technologist • IT Service Desk • IT Equipment / Trades Worker *Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017. START HERE PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES WHILE STUDYING ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES • Hardware Technician • ICT Customer Support Officer • Web Administrator • ICT Support Technician • Computer Systems Technician • Computer Network and Systems Engineer • Network Administrator • Network Analyst • Analyst Programmer • Developer • Programmer • Software Engineer • Application Developer • ICT Programmer • ICT Specialist • Network Designer FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES 36 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support - (Level 5) NZDITTS (L5) What will I learn? You will gain skills in computer systems, application and system software, and network support and configuration in a New Zealand IT environment. You will learn to develop basic computer applications, administer databases and gain an understanding of user support standards. New Zealand’s professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices are also covered. Core Papers There are six modules that include the following topics: Modern Data Communications Applied Communications Systems and Applications Support Systems Installation and Maintenance Application Design and Development Database Development and Design Am I eligible?

To enter this programme, you will need: • A Certificate in Computing Level 3 or 4 • Successful completion of New Zealand Year 12 secondary schooling; or international equivalent; and/or appropriate related work experience Please contact Aspire2 International for more details. This one-year programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in technical support. You will be able to pursue an IT career or move on to further study. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga 5.5 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0 pass our English Entry Test.

Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 be 17 years of age or older 17 *For Auckland campus only and 18 + for other regions. For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49 2018 Aspire2 International | 37

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration - (Level 6) NZDSA (L6) What will I study? On successfully completing this programme, you will be able to: • Implement a range of technologies for systems and network services • Plan and implement automated system and application software deployment • Plan, implement, and manage a directory service • Analyse a range of options and implement a solution • Implement a server-based virtualisation infrastructure • Administer infrastructure for remote network access • Manage and administer a messaging and collaboration service • Write scripts to automate standard system procedures • Apply IT service and change management processes and procedures Core papers Network Services Active Directory Services Infrastructure Virtualisation E-communications (project) Applied Communications Automated Systems Deployment Am I eligible?

Students enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Diploma of Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5) or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience. This programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in system administration and skills in industry communication. You will be able to pursue a career in IT, or move on to further study. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 1 YEAR 120 pass our English Entry Test be 18 years of age or older 18 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above 38 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz Diploma in Computing - (Level 7) What will I learn? You will be able to specialise in either Software Development or Computer Networking. For Software Development, you will build your skills in analysing, designing and building robust and user-friendly enterprise or web-based systems. You will assure the quality throughout the development process. For Computer Networks, you will develop essential skills in both wired and wireless computer network design and setup, administration, maintenance and security. As a specialist who can design, maintain and secure these computer networks, you will be in demand.

For either specialty, you may also choose to gain MTA, MCSE and MCDBA certification from Microsoft, although additional exam fee applies. Core Papers Ethics and Professionalism in Computing Strategic Implementation of Information Systems IT Project Management Final Specialisation Project Computer Networking Papers Wireless Networks, Service Desk Operations Management, Network Infrastructure Design, Network Security and Data Protection Software Development Papers Software Testing, Web Programming, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Application Development Project Papers Develop and deploy a software application system, Install and configure a computer network system, Initiate, Plan and Manage an IT Project, Create technical documentation for an IT system.

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To enter this programme, you must have: • A Level 6 Diploma in Computing or equivalent skills or knowledge • Two years work experience in software development, networking or an equivalent If you already have qualifications or experience in IT and you wish to pursue a more specialised role, this one-year programme is your next best step. This programme will also equip you to pursue further studies in computing and IT. 6.0 be 18 years of age or older have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), no individual band less than 5.5 DIC (L7) Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Strands  Software Development  Computer Networking 1 YEAR 120 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above Pass our English Entry Test 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: NZQA approved and accredited 2018 Aspire2 International | 39

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited Graduate Diploma in Information Technology - (Level 7) GDIT (L7) What will I learn? You will experience the systems development process and learn to integrate and build on the other two papers presented each term. Core Papers Systems Development Integration 1, 2, 3 Industry Project Standard GradDipIT (no specialisation) Programming C# or Java Advanced programming C# or Java Database Design and Development Networking and Operating Systems Internet Programming Am I eligible? If you are coming from overseas, to enter this programme you must also: • Have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), no individual band less than 5.5 • An equivalent level of English To be admitted to this programme of study, a candidate shall either have completed a bachelor’s degree or a qualification at Level 7 or above, worth at least 120 credits, or, have gained approval under special admission criteria approved by the Aspire2 International Academic Board.

The GradDipIT one-year programme gives you an integrated approach to developing expertise as an IT professional. Individual subjects are important, but the way they work together is critical. Equipped with this knowledge, you will be eligible for positions such as project manager, software architect or developer, website administration or network engineer. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland, Christchurch 6.0 be 20 years of age or older (Recommended) have an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), no individual band less than 5.5 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 1 YEAR 120 Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) for NZ students under 20, there are additional entry requirements.

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NZ Diploma in Engineering - Electrical (Level 6) Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications (Level 7) (Level 6) (Level 7) Engineering Programmes 42 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES WHILE STUDYING *Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017. Where can a career in Engineering take you? Salary Scope: $45k - $70k+* • Cabler • Telecom Line Worker • Electronic Trades Worker • Office Machine Technician START HERE • Electronics Engineering Technician • Electronics Engineering Draftsperson • Radiocommunica- tions Technician FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES • Operations and Maintenance Technician • Communications System Installer • Telecommunications Field Engineer • Network and Technical Officer or Technologist • Electrical Engineering Draftsperson • Electrical Engineering Technician • Relays Draftsperson • Sub Station Design Draftsperson ELECTRONICS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ELECTRICAL 44 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited What will I learn? You will learn to apply electrical and electronics engineering theory to practice, and to work with other skilled professions and trades on electrical projects. This programme will help you develop rational decision-making skills and the cultural understanding you will need to work with any group of people. We offer two specialisations: Power and Electronics. Power is a specialisation in Electrical Engineering Strand and Electronics is a specialisation in Electronic Engineering Strand.

Common Compulsory Programmes You must study all these papers: Engineering Fundamentals Engineering Mathematics 1 Technical Literacy Electrical Principles Electronic Principles Electrical and Electronic Applications Engineering Management Engineering Project Power Compulsory Programmes Power Engineering Electrical Machines PLC Programming 1 Electronics Compulsory Programmes Computer Programming 1 Electronic Manufacturing 1 Computer Programming 2 Power Elective Programmes PLC Programming 2 Protection Sustainable Energy and Power Electronics Electrical Building Services Engineering Mathematics 2 Electronics Elective Programmes Electronics 1 Electronics 2 Microcontrollers 1 Microcontrollers 2 Electronic Manufacturing 2 Engineering Mathematics 2 Am I eligible?

This is a Level 6 programme, so you will need to have: • A minimum of 48 credits at level 2 in four subjects, including at least 12 credits in mathematics • Equivalent qualifications – International Baccalaureate or Cambridge; or have equivalent skills and knowledge • You will also need a minimum of 8 literacy credits at level 1 or higher - 4 reading and 4 writing 6.0 be 18 years of age or older provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above pass our English Entry Test For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: New Zealand Diploma in Engineering - (Level 6) with strands in Electrical and Electronics NZDE (L6) The aim of this National programme is to provide skilled and competent engineering technicians for the electrical and electronic engineering sector.

Graduates of this programme will also be able to study towards a technologist degree such as Bachelor of Engineering Technology, or a professional engineering qualification such as Bachelor of Engineering. We are the only Private Tertiary Establishment (PTE) in New Zealand offering this programme. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland Credits 240 credits (equivalent to 2 academic years) 2 YEARS 240 18 2018 Aspire2 International | 45

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited What will I learn? This programme will help develop advanced skills in electronic circuitry and telecommunications engineering technology. You will gain complex technical competence in electronic devices, electronic communications technologies such as radio, integrated electronics systems, and the software used to apply them. Common Compulsory Programmes You must complete all of the following: Engineering Mathematics Electrical Principles, Circuits and Electrical Digital Electronics Electronic Communication Systems Data Communications and Networking Antenna and Wave Propagation Control Systems Cellular and Mobile Communications Microwave and Radar Engineering Broadband Communications Elective Programmes You must complete any two of the following: Positioning Communication Systems Power Electronics Digital Control Systems Microprocessor 2 Elective papers will be open subject to number of students.

*You may be eligible for up to 50% RPL and Credit Transfer which will reduce your study time up to one year. Am I eligible? The entry criteria for the programme are: • Minimum of a level 5 qualification in the field of electronics/ telecommunications (or equivalent skills and knowledge) • IELTS band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), or equivalent in the Aspire2 English Entry Test. Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business Auckland Diploma in Electronics and Telecommunications - (Level 7) DET (L7) New Zealand’s electronics and telecommunications industry is a major growth industry, and this diploma will get you well on your way to a career in this exciting field.

6.0 be 18 years of age or older provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academics), with no individual band less than 5.5 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 and above Pass our English Entry Test 240 2 YEARS Credits 240 credits (equivalent to 2 academic years*) 18 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 2018 Aspire2 International | 47

Cookery and Culinary Arts Programmes New Zealand Certificate in Cookery (Level 4) New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Level 5) (Level 4) (Level 5) 48 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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*Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017. Salary Scope: $33k - $100k+* Where can a career in Cookery & Culinary Arts take you? Head Chef Commis Chef Demi Chef de Partie Sous Chef Kitchen Hand Executive Chef Chef de Partie START HERE PART-TIME OPPORTUNITIES WHILE STUDYING FULL-TIME OPPORTUNITIES ADVANCED LEVEL OPPORTUNITIES Junior Sous Chef 50 | 2018 Aspire2 International

Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited New Zealand Certificate in Cookery - (Level 4) NZCC (L4) What will I study? You will gain the basics of cookery – learning food and kitchen safety, and how to work with a team to produce cold or hot foods, patisserie and baked goods.

When you successfully complete this programme, you will have: • A New Zealand Certificate in Cookery – Level 4 • The City and Guilds International Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts 8065-01 and 02 • A Food Safety Certificate Am I eligible?

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Are you interested in a career in the food industry? This certificate will give you the cooking skills and knowledge to help you take the first step. Once completed you will be equipped to work in all areas of food preparation, presentation and storage or to move onto further study. 5.5 be 18 years of age or older provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49 pass our English Entry Test For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 1 YEAR 120 Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Delivered by National Institute of Education Auckland 18 APPROVED CENTRE 2018 Aspire2 International | 51

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) - (Level 5) NZDC(A) (L5) What will I study? You will gain practical skills and knowledge in advanced culinary practice. This includes managing resources, food and beverage events, and designing and costing menus and food products. When you successfully complete this programme, you will have: • A New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5 • The City and Guilds International Advanced Diploma in Culinary Arts 8065-04 Am I eligible? The requirement is New Zealand Diploma in Cookery (Advanced) Level 5 or equivalent skills or knowledge.

Career Opportunities With this qualification you can work as: • A Chef de Partie in restaurants, catering places, or hotels • A trainee Sous-chef (Head Chef Assistant) in a commercial kitchen You may also go on to further study: • A Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts • NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management If you’re interested in a career in professional cookery, this one-year programme is your best first step. 5.5 be 18 years of age or older provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0 pass our English Entry Test For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: 1 YEAR 120 Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) Delivered by National Institute of Education Auckland NZQA approved and accredited 18 APPROVED CENTRE have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49 2018 Aspire2 International | 53

Hospitality Management Programmes New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 5) New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management (Level 6) (Level 5) (Level 6) Auckland University of Technology: Bachelor of International Hospitality and Management (BIHM) (Further Study) 54 | 2018 Aspire2 International

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Salary Scope: $33k - $100k+* Where can a career in Hospitality take you? Food & Beverage Manager Waiter Duty Manager / Maitre ‘D Assistant Restaurant Manager Restaurant Manager Food Runner CEO / Partner / Owner Receptionist Duty Manager Guest Service Representative Front Office Manager General Manager START HERE *Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Jobs in $NZD as at September 2017.

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz NZQA approved and accredited New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management - (Level 5) NZDH (L5) What will I learn? In a year of study, you will gain the skills to work in a range of hospitality management roles, including commercial accommodation, food and beverage, facility utilisation, supply chain and human resources. You will also obtain a Licence Controller Qualification as part of the programme. Core papers You will need to complete all of the following papers: Facility and Resource Management Team Management Managing Perishability and Market Fluctuations Creating Positive Customer Service Environment Staff Leadership Project: Building a Customer Service Team Operating Procedures in the Hospitality Industry Advanced Foods and Beverage Service Supervision Commercial Accommodation and Management Am I eligible? This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over.

Further study Success in this Diploma qualifies you to enter: • NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 6 • Bachelor of Hospitality Management • Bachelor of International Hospitality Management Start your management career in hospitality with this internationally recognised qualification. Delivered by National Institute of Education Auckland, Christchurch and Tauranga 5.5 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 pass our English Entry Test be 18 years of age or older 18 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 42-49 2018 Aspire2 International | 57

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Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz What will I learn? This programme will give you the skills and standards of professional practice to instil confidence in customers in a range of hospitality environments. You will be able to work unsupervised in any hospitality management role. Core papers You will need to complete all of the following papers: Managing and Developing Staff Hospitality Business Performance Operational Management in a Changing Environment Hospitality Product Development Communication and Leadership in the Hospitality Sector Facilities Planning and Management Innovation and Hospitality Sales Issues in Hospitality Management Am I eligible?

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over. Students must complete the NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5 or an equivalent qualification, or have prior work experience in a relevant field before joining this programme. New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management - (Level 6) NZQA approved and accredited NZDHM (L6) Take your next best step in a hospitality management career with this Diploma. Delivered by National Institute of Education Auckland, Christchurch and Tauranga 6.0 provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.5 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this programme you must: Credits 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year) 1 YEAR 120 pass our English Entry Test be 18 years of age or older 18 have a Pearson Test with overall score of 50 2018 Aspire2 International | 59

At Aspire2 International, we know your goal is to get a great job. That is why we have a dedicated employment service just for you - Aspire2 Work. Our team works with your chosen industry to give you the best chance at landing a job. While you are still studying, Aspire2 Work will help you find part-time work in your industry so you can be experienced and work-ready when you graduate. You will also be taught interview skills, and have help to develop an effective CV and cover letter. You will be supported through the whole process - coaching, setting up job interviews - anything you need to help you get the right job.

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On enrolment Aspire2 International will welcome you with all the information you need to begin your journey with us in New Zealand. Airport collection Accommodation provided for 2 weeks Laptop provided No additional cost for diploma students Your Journey With Us 2 1 62 | 2018 Aspire2 International

3 Orientation to New Zealand way of life Home country counsellor and materials available in your language Critical soft skills training to support future success NO COST Aspire2 Work helps students with a CV and interview skills as well as find part time job opportunities whilst studying Aspire2 Work helps graduates find jobs once they complete study Further study $0 General English language skills taught where needed KIA ORA! Diploma programme study commences Opportunity to settle in New Zealand DURING STUDY AS A GRADUATE 4 5 2018 Aspire2 International | 63

How to Enrol Launch your future. Complete your application in 4 easy steps. 1. 2. 3. 4. Choose your study programme Prepare supporting documentation Apply online or through a representative Accept your offer Check you meet: Academic entry requirements English entry requirements Detailed information on entry requirements and programme details can be found at aspire2international.ac.nz Certified copy of your academic transcripts and/or certificates (translated into English if applicable) Certified copy of your English test results (Academic IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent) if applicable Certified copy of your passport identification page Recognition of prior learning.

If you already have other tertiary qualifications or previous work experience you maybe eligible for credit transfers Email study@aspire2international.ac.nz You will have to upload your supporting documentation Apply via an approved Aspire2 International representative. (Contact us to find a registered agent in your country) Once your application is approved, you will receive an offer letter which includes instructions on how to Accept your offer Pay your invoice Provide outstanding documents if required 64 | 2018 Aspire2 International

X CAMPUSES A dedicated team helping our students connect with employers PART TIME WORK International students can work up to 20 hours a week FLEXIBLE START DATES Multiple intakes throughout the year SMALL CLASS SIZES Small classes to provide as support as needed to complete your programme of choice SAFE AND SECURE All our campuses are safe and our students well cared for EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES Aspire2 International organise several fun activities throughout the year for students ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT Aspire2 International has its own English Language classes to prepare you for further study Did you know? 4000 4 RELEVANT JOB OPPORTUNITIES INTERNSHIPS* All Level 7 programmes entitle you up to 200 hours unpaid internship *Full fee paying students 2018 Aspire2 International | 65

Key Information for International Students Medical and Travel Insurance International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. It must include cover for student travel to and from New Zealand for the duration of time that the student is enrolled. We can arrange students’ insurance through OrbitProtect (for more information go to www.orbitprotect.co.nz). Alternatively, students can arrange their own insurance, and they must provide proof of suitable insurance at the time of enrollment. Please contact the Student Administrator for more information on insurance.

If you have any questions about OrbitProtect insurance, or if you wish to make a claim once the policy is in force, OrbitProtect can be contacted on: 0800 478 833 or 0800 4 STUDENT if you’re in New Zealand or +64 3 434 8151 (Reverse Charge) if you’re outside New Zealand. Health Services Eligibility Most international students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. Full details on entitlements to publicly-funded health services are available through the Ministry of Health, and can be viewed on their website at www.moh.govt.nz Accident Insurance The Accident Compensation Corporation provides accident insurance for all New Zealand citizens, residents and temporary visitors to New Zealand, but you may still be liable for all other medical and related costs.

Further information can be viewed on the ACC website at www.acc.co.nz Visas International students are required to have a valid student visa during their stay in New Zealand. Once you have received an Offer of Place from us and you have paid your tuition fees, you should apply for a Relevant to Study student visa from your nearest Immigration New Zealand office (www.immigration.govt.nz).

Pastoral Care Aspire2 International promotes the wellbeing of students and supports them during their studies. We have agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. Copies of the Code are available on request from Aspire2 International or from the NZQA website at www.nzqa.govt.nz Student Fee Protection The New Zealand Government requires that all New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) registered Private Training Establishments must protect all student fees paid to them in advance. We are registered for Fee Protect through The Public Trust, which has an unsecured capital guarantee from the New Zealand Government.

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Disclaimer: Aspire2 International has used reasonable care to ensure that the information in this publication is accurate at the time of publication. However development of our programmes is ongoing and changes may occur (including to Government policy). Aspire2 International reserves the right to change or amend any programme details. Before making a final decision on a programme please contact us on study@aspire2intnerational.ac.nz for the latest information. Contact us on: t: +64 9 555 5400 e: study@aspire2international.ac.nz Check us out on: aspire2international.ac.nz Auckland Head Office and Campus Aspire2 International Tower, 20 Hobson Street Auckland Central 1010 Tauranga Campus 144-146 Durham Street Tauranga Central 3110 Christchurch Campus 289 Tuam Street Christchurch Central 8011 Auckland - Henderson Campus 83 Henderson Valley Road Henderson, Auckland

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