You can be a Manager!
Become a leader that motivates and inspires a team.
Managing a team is all about having the confidence and the techniques to lead effectively. This qualification will give you the self-assurance to be a great leader. It will give you the systems and tools to lead in a capable and confident manner and the motivation to take your career in management to the next level.
Who is this for?
Are you looking for a change in career direction? Are ready to step up to more of a leadership role? Or have you recently been made a supervisor, team leader or manager? Then this qualification could be for you!
To complete the New Zealand Certificate in Business (First Line Management) (Level 4) you are required to complete the following courses:
- Performance and Variance Management
- Achieving Team Objectives
- Team Management and Motivation
- Effective Leadership
If an individual course is of interest – it is possible to complete a course and not a full qualification. Please speak to one of our advisors for more information on 0800 328 269.
Benefits to you
You will become an effective leader
An effective leader is someone who understands their own leadership style and the style of those around them. You will learn how to identify the ways you can improve and strengthen your leadership skills – leading to greater professional and personal development.
You will become a communicator
Communication is key – whether you are motivating your team, handling customers or expressing wants and needs to your senior managers. With a qualification in First Line Management you will learn the skills to liaise with stakeholders in a range of industries and sectors. This could include customers, clients, patients, suppliers, councils, unions or shareholders. Through our training you will acquire the skills to engage and communicate confidently and effectively.
Learn how to apply the latest leadership techniques to your workplace
A qualification in First Line Management will give you the skills you need to immediately make change in your work place. Our management techniques are easily applied to any role, in any sector. Lead from the front and be a change manager.
Learn critical conflict skills
As a manager you will have to deal with conflict at some point in your career. This might include liaison with staff or senior management or managing adverse situations that are out of your control. Through our specialised training you will learn successful techniques and strategies for managing difficult circumstances and handling conflict successfully.
Understand staff performance
If you have staff, you will be involved in performance reviews. Through this course of study you will learn about key performance indicators, the review process, training and development and identifying staff resources and abilities.
Motivate and inspire
Create a positive and productive work environment. A qualification in First Line Management will give you the skills to motivate your team for success.
Achieve your workplace objectives
Learn how to develop a plan which will help you allocate, manage and evaluate workflows and resources to achieve team and individual objectives.
How will I learn?
You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with TANZ eCampus. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.
How long will it take?
All our qualifications have flexible start dates with courses available to start at regular times throughout the year. All our courses are available to complete as a full-time or part-time option. Our full-time option will take approximately 5-6 weeks per course. Our part-time option will take approximately 11-12 weeks per course.
Career and study pathways
Don’t limit yourself – career opportunities could open up as a result of completing a Certificate in First Line Management. These may include roles as team leader, supervisor, or manager of a small team.
If you catch the study bug, there are also a range of qualifications you can move up to on completion of this qualification. You can go on to study the New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 5 with courses in accounting, administration and technology, leadership and management, and project management. You could also take on the New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6.
Requirements: 40 credits NCEA Level 1, including 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits or New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) (Level 3).
Even if you don’t have the necessary qualifications you may still be approved for entry if you can show you have the literacy and numeracy skills needed for tertiary study through other study, work and/or life experience. Please contact us for more information.
If English is not your first language you may be required to show that your English language skills meet IELTS 5.5 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in any subtest) or English Proficiency Outcomes Chart equivalent.
If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.
Students with NCEA Level 3 University Entrance are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.
Student loans and allowances
Courses and qualifications through TANZ eCampus are eligible for student loan support on condition that the student and level of study meet certain criteria. Student loans are administered through Studylink. Visit http://www.studylink.govt.nz/ for more information or phone TANZ eCampus on 0800 328 269 and we can point you in the right direction.
TANZ eCampus is offered by six of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.