Diploma in Computer Systems Support (Advanced)

International College of Auckland Limited

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements

Prospective New Zealand students should have completed at least three years of high school and be 18 years of age or older.
International applicants must have TOEFL 500, IELTS 5.5, or a pass in the provider entry test to gain entry at level 5 (year 1).
For entry at second year, (level 7) international applicants must have TOEFL 550, IELTS 6.0, or pass the provider entry test.
Preferred entry for level 5 will go to applicants with National Certificate in Computing level 3 (or higher), or suitable previous experience. A pre-enrolment test may be required.
Applicants wishing to enter directly into level 7 must hold the National Diploma in Computing (level 5) and/or CompTIA (A+, Network+, Security+) passes and/or equivalent Microsoft Certification passes (to Desktop Fundamentals) and/or be able to provide evidence of previous work or educational experience at level 7 in the computer-related industry.
All applicants are required to participate in an interview with the Programme Leader to ensure that they have a reasonable chance of completing the programme. Final enrolment is subject to the approval of the Principal.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be proficient in both hardware and software support, and be able to operate as single and multi-user environment support personnel, in culturally diverse environments. Graduates will be ready either for the workforce or higher level study.

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Hauraki Greenland Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Justice




$5,000 pa

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary




Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 3099558
Fax: (09) 3088758
Email: enrol@ica.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ica.ac.nz

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