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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) - Online

Level 3

Gain essential communication and leadership skills important to getting the best performance out of your team with the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership).

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Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: Online

Duration: 16 weeks, full-time or study at your own pace.

Monthly intakes throughout 2017. Please enquire for the next start date.

Domestic Fees:*
$513Scholarship info

International Fees:*

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). Fees for multi-year programmes are for one year of study.

If you have recently become a team leader or are aiming for a team leadership role, UCOL's New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) is ideal.

The online business course will give you the skills and knowledge to make a positive contribution to your team's performance and help improve your efficiency as a leader.

Career & Study Outcomes

  • Team Leader

To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for Managers.

Education pathway

Graduates who wish to further specialise can enrol in:

Learning Facilities

Online learning via TANZ eCampus platform.

Domestic Entry Requirements

NCEA Level 1 (including Literacy 10 credits and Numeracy 10 credits at Level 1)


Equivalent academic achievement


On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean

International Entry Requirements

In addition to the Domestic Entry Requirements, the following applies to international student applicants.

English language proficiency
International student applicants whose first language is not English must have an IELTS (or equivalent including TOEFL) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5. UCOL is a TOEFL iBT testing centre. The English Proficiency test is accepted for English language entry into all UCOL programmes.

Under 20 years of age
For international applicants under 20 years of age who do not hold NCEA, International Academic Qualifications Entry Criteria apply.

Advice & Guidance

This programme is an excellent starting point for those wanting to work in a team leadership role.  

The New Zealand Certificate in Business (Introduction to Team Leadership) comprises 48 credits. 

Recognition of prior learning
Applications for Recognition of Prior Learning, including Cross Credit, Credit Transfer and Assessment of Prior Learning may be made on the Recognition of Prior Learning Form where a student believes all learning outcomes for a course or unit standards have already been met.

Course Information

  • Effective Team Performance
  • Business Communication
  • Understanding Leadership


The programme is approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989, and Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Trading as Universal College of Learning (UCOL) is accredited to teach it.