New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Text and Information Processing


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Entry requirements

Programme design and delivery, and assessment, where applicable, will be conducted in and for the context of real or realistic organisations and/or settings, and be relevant to current and/or emerging practice. A simulated approach (such as case study) is also appropriate for this qualification.

Programmes leading to the award of this qualification must justify the allocation of credits to graduate profile outcomes within the programme, in light of the requirements of the context and conditions.
The graduate capabilities must clearly align with the definition of a Level 2 graduate on the NZQF. See the NZQF level descriptors for further information.

Programmes may be developed based on Māori principles and values, and are intended to enable Wānanga to meet obligations under the Education Act (1989, section 162(4)(b)(iv)).

Consideration should be given to bicultural, multicultural, and gender issues when designing programmes

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand organisations and communities with graduates who have attained a range of introductory digital technology skills, and who can be employed in a range of general entry level roles.

Graduates will be capable of using digital technologies to produce and process information, and operate effectively with a range of skills that will be internationally relevant. They will be able to perform a range of basic tasks independently in familiar situations, and in a supervised work environment.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having people who have acquired introductory digital technologies skills that contribute to improving performance and productivity. Individuals will benefit from being confident and capable in the use of a range of digital tools.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Office Administration at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club



Determined by the Trustees

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Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Grant

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Committee



The committee will only consider subsidising course fees.

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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

Free phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Phone: (0800) 86 46 46
Fax: (07) 544 2386

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

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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