CMM - Certificate in Money Management

Programme Name: Certificate in Money Management
The CMM is a part-time, level 3 Certificate which is delivered over 20 weeks.

This is a level 3 NZQA approved programme. If you want to gain or increase your general money skills, then this programme could be for you. You will meet new people, and learn and practice new skills. You will learn the skills necessary for you to complete your own personal financial plan. On successful completion of this programme, you will receive a certificate in recognition of the time and effort you have put in.

The programme is facilitated by an experienced kaiako (facilitator) and all resources are provided at NO COST to participants.

Times of classes/workshops can be scheduled to suit your business/work and life schedules.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be 16 years or older at the commencement of the programme, and a NZ citizen or permanent resident. They must also attend an information session and be committed to the hours required by the programme and complete the enrolment process.

Open to all NZ citizens and permanent residents, and Australian citizens, aged over 16, who are not already enrolled in a government sponsored training programme.

Entry Requirements

Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required. You do not need to hold any other educational qualifications to enrol in this programme.

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What will I get from this programme?

The Certificate in Money Management programme is designed for learners looking to improve their skills with money. The aim of the programme is to offer practical assistance rather than an academic approach to learning. To this end, the programme is based around your own particular financial situation.

What will I learn?

The programme consists of four modules:

Module 1
Your Money and Debt Management
Develop awareness of your current financial position and money habits, and, of what you would like to achieve financially in the future.
Module 2
Retirement and Asset Planning
Identify what you want, and need, for financial freedom or retirement and the tools needed to make decisions that will enable you to reach those goals. Introduction to the various types of investments that can help reach wealth creation goals. Understanding trusts as a form of asset protection and key considerations involved in estate planning.
Module 3
Property Investment
Understanding property investment. Evaluating home ownership and renting options. Purchasing, maintaining and selling investment properties.
Module 4
Equity and Other Investments
Demystifying the share market. Understanding investment terminology and key concepts. A basic evaluation of a business for investment purposes.

How much will it cost me?

There are NO FEES. There are no charges for students. This is a fully funded government programme offered through Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. You will receive a range of quality resources required to complete the programme, also at no cost.

What resources and equipment will I get?

You will receive a range of quality resources. 

How and when will I be able to study the course?

The programme is part-time and class based. You will be part of a unique learning environment that is supportive, inclusive and interactive. Classes are held one evening weekly for the duration of the 20 weeks.


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Length: 20 weeks
Format: Part-time and class-based. Each module will be delivered by a Kaiako (Facilitator), one session per week (3 hours, usually an evening) and 10 hours of scheduled workshop time per module.

Where can I do this programme?

Classes are currently held in West Auckland. Level 3, 3055 Great North Road, New Lynn.

What further opportunities are there?

From the CMM you could progress through to the Certificate in Small Business Management. (CSBM)

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