NZLC Document, Flyers and Information
Textbook Material Fee Policy 2024
General English / IELTS / Business English
• Full Time & Part Time (10 hours and 12.5 hours): $80 material fee + $100 textbook deposit
• Part Time General English (7.5 hours) $30 material fee. No textbook deposit applies.
• Part Time IELTS (7.5 hours): $30 material fee + $100 textbook deposit
The deposit will also be included in the offer letter. This deposit will be refunded on return of the textbook in an acceptable condition.
Note: If students do not return the textbook by Friday the week following graduation, they are not entitled to get a refund for the textbook.
Young Learners Courses
$80 material fee per course
Included in the tuition fee
Cambridge Exam Prep / TESOL / TECSOL
$100 textbook and material fee per course
Beginner: Can understand simple statements and requests within very familiar situations and can respond in short, learnt phrases or words.
Elementary (A1): Can understand and use very basic language on some personal topics.
Pre-Intermediate (A2): Can understand and use simple language on a range of personal topics and in relation to daily needs.
Intermediate 1 (B1): Can understand and use language related to personal or common every day topics such as education, work, travel and socialising, as well as discuss more abstract topics such as experiences, giving and asking for opinions, and agreeing and disagreeing politely.
Intermediate 2 (B1+): Can understand and more confidently use language related to familiar topics such as education, work, travel and socialising, as well as discuss more abstract topics in greater detail, such as experiences, hopes and plans for the future.
Upper Intermediate (B2): Can understand the main ideas of complex language on a range of concrete and abstract topics, and participate in conversations with native speakers without communication breaking down.
Advanced (C1): Can understand almost everything heard and read, and express ideas and information clearly, precisely and fluently on a full range of complex topics.
English Levels A1-C1 refer to the levels on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
How to take NZLC Online Placement Test
NZLC Placement Test (Grammar and Vocabulary, Writing and Speaking)
- Allow 80 minutes for General English (Adults & Young Learners) and Business English placement test:
40 minutes for Grammar and Vocabulary test / 20 minutes for Writing test / 10 minutes to complete your personal information / 10 minutes for Speaking test
- Allow 100 minutes for IELTS and Cambridge placement test:
40 minutes for Grammar and Vocabulary test / 40 minutes for Writing test / 10 minutes to complete your personal information / 10 minutes for Speaking test
Please read carefully and follow the below instructions before opening the test link:
- The timer starts when you click “START TEST”.
- DO NOT use a dictionary/ reference material, and do not translate the test page.
- DO NOT use the ‘tab key’ in the keyboard, only use the mouse to click.
- You must answer all 60 Reading/Vocabulary questions to be able to move to the writing part of the test.
- After completing your Reading /Vocabulary/Writing test and entering your personal details, you will see your test score and a link for the Speaking test.
- Please use the link or the QR provided to take the SPEAKING TEST.
- Use your FULL NAME as shown on your passport.
- If you are enrolling though an Education Consultant, please put their company name under “How did you hear about NZLC” so we know who to contact.
About the test
- Your test result is an indication of your level only.
- NZLC has the right to ask students to take another test if necessary.
- NZLC reserves the right to refuse entry to a course/class level if actual language level differs from the test result.
- We will only accept the first test result. Please, DO NOT re-take the test unless requested by NZLC as it will not be considered.
How do you know your test is successfully submitted to NZLC?
Step 1: Upon completion of the Grammar/Vocabulary and Writing tests, you will be able to view the test score for Grammar/Vocabulary on your screen. You will also see a link and a QR code for your Speaking test.
Step 2: After your Speaking test, you will receive an email confirming that your response was submitted.
If you do not see your test result for your Grammar/Vocabulary or if you do not receive a confirmation email for your speaking test, your tests may not have been submitted successfully. In such cases, check with email@example.com to confirm whether we received your test.