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Pre-application Questionnaire

How long will this application form take to fill in?

The application form should take 10 – 15 minutes to complete provided you have all the documents you need. (We have listed these at the bottom of this page).

What you'll need to complete the following application form

  1. Ensure you have read the Level 3 or Level 4 or Level 5 Prospectus before completing this application form.
  2. A copy of your CV.
  3. Proof of your identity: Either your active NSI number (National Student Identification number) if you have studied before, or a *verified copy of your passport or birth certificate.
  4. Payment of $180.00 (usually $360) (Administration Fee) via credit card, online banking or cheque.
  5. Have you changed your name? If so, we need a *verified copy of your name change (e.g. marriage certificate).
  6. Do you have NZ residency status? If so, we need a *verified copy of your NZ residency status.

    *Verified - means that you have photocopied the original version and taken it to one of the following professionals to sign the duplicate to verify it is identical to the original. We will need the signed duplicate posted to us. Documents may only be verified by either a Member of Parliament; Court Registrar; Land Transport NZ representative; Justice of the Peace; Solicitor or Lawyer; Doctor/General Practitioner; NZ Police representative; Church Minister; or School Principal.


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Qualification Details

Provider Code: 8365;  Qualification Code: 2454

  • BSB301 - Small Business Opportunities
  • BSB302 - Small Business Operations
  • BSB303 - Small Business Feasibility
  • BSB304 - Small Business Establishment Plan

Provider Code: 8365; Qualification Code: 2457

  • BSB401 - Introduction to Small Business
  • BSB402 - Human Resources for Small Business
  • BSB403 - Marketing for Small Business
  • BSB404 - Small Business Finance
  • BSB405 - Small Business Project

Provider Code: 8365; Qualification Code: 2459

  • DBN501 - Introduction to Business in New Zealand
  • DBN506 - Organisational Communication
  • DBN505 – Business Marketing
  • DBN507 – Team Management and Cooperation
  • DBN508 – Leadership
  • DBN509 – Operations Management

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Regular internet access is required to complete this programme. If you don't have access at home/work or through an internet café, you won't be able to successfully complete the course.
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This course is completed online, meaning access to tutors and your fellow students will be over the internet only. If you answered "Poor" then we're sorry, but this course may not be suitable for your needs - please contact us if you're unsure.
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Fair-Excellent writing skills are required to complete this course. If you answered "Poor" then we're sorry, but this course may not be suitable for your needs - please contact us if you're unsure.
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This course is completed in your own time, so time management skills are important. If you answered "Poor" then we're sorry, but this course may not be suitable for your needs - please contact us if you're unsure.
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To complete this course you'll need to be able to use a computer to create word documents and excel spreadsheets. If you answered "Poor" then we're sorry, but this course may not be suitable for your needs - please contact us if you're unsure.
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Please write a few sentences which explains why the course will be worthwhile for you.
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Do you have dual citizenship? If so, just select the country of citizenship on the passport you used to enter New Zealand.
We can offer our course for zero-fees because we are reimbursed by the NZ government. Therefore we can only offer our course to students from the countries listed. If you answered "Other" then we're sorry, you are NOT eligible to enroll in our course.
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To be eligible for enrolment in this course, you must be living in New Zealand for the full duration of the course.
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You must complete this section before going to the next step

Personal Details

First name
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If different from your legal first name
We'll need evidence of your name change (eg a marriage certificate or deed poll notice)
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You may skip this question if you are uncomfortable answering it. We are collecting this data on behalf of the NZ govt for stats relating to how well the NZ education system caters for those with disabilities.
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Contact Details

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Home address (for course material we send you) *

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Postal address

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Courier address

Note: The folders we send you can't be delivered to P.O. Boxes
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For example, 021 123 4567
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Work History

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What is your occupation, and what business/industry do you work in?
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Academic History

Academic History: Secondary

If you have studied in NZ before you'll find it on correspondence you've received from NZQA. It's generally 9 digits long
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Academic History: Tertiary

"Tertiary Education" includes: University, Polytechnic, College of Education, Private Training Establishment, or Wānanga. Does not include: STAR, community or hobby classes.
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Please enter the year of your first enrolment:
Upload your CV here. Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf.
In October 2014 Adventure Education was renamed as Cornerstone Education. Have you studied with us before in any of our courses? They include this Business Management Programme, Scuba Diving Training and Bicycle Mechanic Courses.
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Wrapping Up

Non Refundable Administration Cost

Because the NZ Certificate in Business Programme is zero fees, the only payment that applies is the administration cost of $180.00 (usually $360) which is payable on enrolment.

This fee is non-refundable (unless your enrolment is not accepted by us, or you withdraw your application before we approve you).

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You will be emailed payment instructions after you submit your application.
You have chosen to pay with Credit Card, so you'll be redirected to PayPal as soon as you submit this form.
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Small Print You Need to Read

Privacy - Cornerstone Education Ltd (part of the Aspire2 Group Limited) collects and stores information from this form to comply with the requirements of the Ministry of Education (student statistical returns), New Zealand Qualifications Authority (Record of Learning registration and Unit Standard outcomes), Tertiary Education Commission (funding returns), Industry Training Organisations (funding and academic outcomes), Ministry of Social Development(confirmation of enrolment and academic outcomes), Inland Revenue Department (student loan interest rebate), Department of Immigration (if you are not a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident) and Agencies who support particular students through scholarships and prizes, payment of fees or other awards (if you are a recipient of one of these awards). The information is also used to select students for qualifications, to manage internal administrative processes, and for internal reporting. Information about students may be supplied to, and sought from, other educational organisations for the purpose of verifying academic records.

In addition, when required by statute, Cornerstone Education Ltd releases information to Government agencies such as the New Zealand Police, Department of Justice, Ministry of Social Development, and the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC).

In signing this enrolment form you authorise such disclosure on the understanding that Cornerstone Education Ltd will observe the general conditions governing the release of information, as set out in the Privacy Act 1993 and the Post-compulsory Unique Identifier Code of Practice. You may see any information held about you and amend any errors in that information. To do so, contact the Training Centre Manager.

NB: The Privacy Act came into force on 1 July 1993 with the stated aim of protecting the privacy of natural persons. It requires the Organisation to collect, hold, handle, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the twelve information privacy principles in the Act.

Fees - In signing this enrolment form you undertake to pay all fees as they become due, and to meet any late fees and collection charges associated with debt recovery. Cornerstone Education Ltd's policy on withdrawal and refund of fees may be obtained from the Training Centre Manager. In signing this enrolment form you undertake to pay all fees as they become due, and to meet any late fees and collection charges associated with debt recovery.

Withdrawal & Complaints Procedures - Cornerstone Education Ltd's policy on withdrawal, refunding of fees, complaints and the timeframes required for each procedure are clearly outlined in the Student Handbook. By signing below it will be taken you are aware of them and that you will abide by the procedures and conditions if required.

Rules - In signing this enrolment form you undertake to comply with the published rules and policies of Cornerstone Education Ltd with regard to attendance, academic progress, standard of dress, health and safety, and behaviour.

By ticking this box I declare that to the best of my knowledge all the information supplied on, and with, this enrolment form is true and complete. I confirm that I am the legitimate owner of the National Student Index Number (NSI) I have provided on this form, and agree to provide any further documentation as required to validate my NSI. I am aware of the conditions described above, and agree to abide by them. I consent to the disclosure of personal information as described above.
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