Course details

Papa Whairawa

About the course

Feel like your finances are out of control? Want to change that? Managing your money has never been easier. 

This programme has been designed to give you the insight and tools you need to manage your personal finances. Challenge your thinking about money and how that influences your money behaviours. Then get the tools to plan for your future, save, and manage your budget. 

Learn from home at your own pace with amazing resources and regular visits from a kaitiaki (support person). 

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive the following qualification:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Personal Financial Capability Level 2

You’ll learn about:

  • setting goals and budgeting
  • managing income
  • spending
  • managing debt
  • saving and investing
  • creating wealth and protecting assets.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

  • be at least 16 years of age 
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident.

This programme is open to:

anyone who doesn't have a qualification higher than level 1 some people with a higher qualification (please enquire).

About the provider

Established in 1984, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa will provide holistic education opportunities of the highest quality for Māori, peoples of Aotearoa and the world.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is one of New Zealand's largest tertiary education providers. We offer a comprehensive range of certificate to degree level qualifications to New Zealanders of all ages and walks of life.

Operating from over 80 locations throughout the country, we provide a unique learning environment. We aim to overcome barriers to learning, and to meet the needs of all within the communities we serve.

Guided by Māori principles and values, we take great pride in this nurturing and inclusive learning environment, as well as the depth and diversity of our courses in small business, computing, social work, teaching, Māori performing arts and te reo Māori.


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