Certificate in Blended Learning

One of the biggest concerns for vocational education and industry training organisations when adopting a blended learning approach is about ensuring the learning experience of participants remains engaging and positive. This Certificate of Blended Learning is a programme designed and developed by the Emerging Technologies Centre at the Waikato Institute of Technology to meet vocational education and industry training organisation needs.

The certificate is unique in that it comprises a series of nationally recognised individual training Awards that can lead to the award of the final qualification, Certificate of Blended Learning.


The flexibility of the Award System means it is possible to meet the specific needs of educational and training organisations. Individual awards available are

  • Designer of Educational Media (NZQA level 5: 15 Credits)
  • Facilitator of Blended Learning (NZQA level 5: 16 Credits)
  • Manager of e-Learning: (NZQA level 5: 10 Credits)
  • Learning Support Coordinator (NZQA level 5: 9 Credits)

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This course leads to the Award, Learning Support Coordinator, and is based on the NZQA Unit standard:

  • 10472: Support systems required for the provision of open, flexible, and networked learning

This standard enables participants to examine the relationships of participants in blended learning environments; demonstrate knowledge of how different media and related technologies support blended learning; and demonstrate knowledge of learner support systems for blended learning.

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This course leads to the Award, Facilitator of Blended Learning, and is based on the unit standards:

  • 25781: Facilitate learning in an open, flexible, and networked learning (OFNL) environments
  • 7102: Demonstrate knowledge of theoretical models of adult learning.

This is a blended course incorporating both self-paced study and sychronous elements. At the end of the course all participants will be able to deploy and teach an online course that meets international Best Practice guidelines.. 

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