Literacy Auckland North
Te Raki Paewhenua
A member of Literacy Aotearoa Inc
Who We Are
Literacy Auckland North is a not for profit organisation based in Glenfield, Auckland. We work with employers, community organisations and individuals.
Our tutors are trained and certificated literacy specialists.

What We Do
We provide professional, accessible, student-centred literacy and numeracy support to improve employment opportunities and quality of life for individuals in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our Programmes
Small group and one on one support with reading, writing, spelling, maths, basic computing, financial literacy and learner driver licence.

The Certificate in Adult Literacy Tutoring is offered annually by Literacy Aotearoa. It is a part time, Level 5, NZQA approved course and comprises:

80 hours contact course work
40 hours supervised practicum

Jan Ghest getting her certificate

June Knowles getting her certificate

The programme covers:

The historical and contemporary contexts of adult literacy provision in Aotearoa New Zealand
Adult learning and tutoring
Literacy tutoring strategies
Planning, assessment and evaluation

Entry criteria

New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
Ability to complete a programme of tertiary study at this level
Interest in doing volunteer tutoring
Experience working with adults

Course costs

There is no cost to undertake the training on the proviso that the participant commits to volunteer tutor services to Literacy Auckland North for 40 hours on completion of all Certificate requirements (in addition to any paid work)
$1300 (GST inclusive) where the participant does not wish to commit to volunteer tutoring. However it should be noted that as the number of participants is limited to 15 in any one intake, preference will be given to those who are wanting to offer volunteer tutor support to the organisation.

To register your interest in undertaking the course please complete the online registration below. The selection process involves:

Completion of the application form and statutory declaration
Interview with Tutor Coordinator
Notification that your application has been successful
Notification of training dates

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