New Zealand Certificate in Telecommunications

The Skills Organisation

Subject area

Communications Equipment Installation and Maintenance

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

None.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the Telecommunications industry with people who are able to install and maintain telecommunications networks in either Access Network Technologies, Core Network Technologies, Radio/Wireless Technologies, or Signals and Communications. Graduates with the Signals and Communications Strand will also be able to operate signals and communications equipment and networks.

This qualification is suitable for people entering a career as a Telecommunications technician.

Graduates will contribute to an efficient, reliable, and secure telecommunication network and be able to operate as Telecommunications technicians at intermediate level under indirect supervision in their area of practice.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:

$30,303

Median earnings one year after study

$33,231

Median earnings two years after study

$45,790

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary

Website:

http://www.blsst.co.nz

Value:

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

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Spark Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships

Website:

http://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum

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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: 0508 754557
Fax: (09) 525 2591
Email: support@skills.org.nz
Web: http://www.skills.org.nz

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Campus locations

Auckland

Level 2, LG House
60 Highbrook
East Tamaki
Auckland

Where does this information come from?
NZQA supplies this information based on material from the course provider.

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