Tikanga is about purpose, practices and protocols, and you'll find it in every aspect of te ao Māori (the Māori world).
This introductory programme gives you the foundations of understanding what tikanga is, why it exists, and how it manifests itself in practice.
Your local class will have a specialised delivery strand that brings foundational tikanga learning to life.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
This is a full-time programme that consists of 60 credits of learning over 20 weeks. You will be required to attend 108 hours (an average of 6 hours per week) that may be made up of:
You’ll also need to participate in learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately:
Dates of your delivery schedule will be confirmed at enrolment. Some of the learning activities will need to be completed online. You will need to have access to an internet-connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
Understanding the fundamentals of tikanga can help you contribute with confidence in your whānau, community, marae, or workplace. Graduates may choose a pathway to the following industries: tourism, hospitality and retail, media, education, and health.