New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User)

Northland Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Text and Information Processing

Qualification

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Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.

Learners enrolling are expected to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals) (Level 2) [Ref: 2591], or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Details of English language entry requirements are contained in the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2). E.g. IELTS Academic score of 5, with no band score lower than 5; New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General, Workplace, or Academic) (Level 3) [Ref: 1882].

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 intermediate level computing user skills, and who can be employed in a range of entry level roles.

Graduates will be capable of using a range of common digital tools and technologies to an intermediate level, to produce and process information, and operate effectively with skills that will meet standard professional conventions and be internationally relevant.

This qualification may build on existing skills and can be used to recognise the achievement of relevant knowledge and skills by those already employed. This qualification can complement other qualifications in specific industries.

Graduates will be capable of using a range of digital tools and technologies to an intermediate level, to produce and process information, and operate effectively with skills that will meet professional standards and be internationally relevant.

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

The qualification builds on existing skills and can be used to recognise the achievement of relevant knowledge and skills by those already employed. This qualification can complement other qualifications in specific industries.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Office Administration at this level can earn:

$27,000

Median earnings one year after study

$31,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

42%

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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Hauraki Greenland Scholarship

Provided by:

Ministry of Justice

Website:

https://www.justice.govt.nz/justice-sector-policy/

Value:

$5,000 pa

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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) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556
Email: registry@northtec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.northtec.ac.nz

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