New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

General Office Administration



20 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have business administration and technology skills to work in a range of supervised general office administration roles.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to operate business technologies and perform a range of administrative tasks, in accordance with ngā kaupapa o te Tiriti o Waitangi (the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi), and in a multi-cultural environment.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Programme specific requirements Be a graduate of a Level 2 qualification (or equivalent) or demonstrate competence in a numeracy and literacy exercise that reflects the comprehension, writing and Programme Details (run on 05/12/22) Page 1 of 3 numerical abilities for the programme. Blended mode tauira are required to pass a pre-test and the results of the pre-test must be submitted within the enrolment. Tauira need to get 14/20 multiple choice questions and 6/10 for the practical demonstration component of the pre-test. The pre-test substantiates basic computing skills tauira are required to have for the larger self-directed learning component within the programme. It is preferred that tauira have their own access and device, but this access may include the use of devices at locations other than their home such as, for example, Te Wananga o Aotearoa computer labs and public libraries.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


20 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$0 $0
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,815 $2,815
Total $2,815 $2,815

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (0800) 355 553
Fax: (7) 871 3224

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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