New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

19 Weeks

Total student fees

$3,376

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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 the essential skills to proceed to further study in a related IT field, work in the field of Information Technology (IT) as a profession under broad guidance in a range of IT entry level support roles, and to communicate with relevant stakeholders in a professional manner.

Organisations and communities will benefit from having IT graduates who have gained industry relevant transferable skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines within IT, enabling them to contribute to society, supporting digital proficiency and capability in a range of community and voluntary areas.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements 40 credits NCEA Level 1, including 10 literacy credits and 10 numeracy credits Or New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) Level 3 English Requirements IELTS 5.5 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

19 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,376 $3,376
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,174 $4,174
Total $7,550 $7,550

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


Student Success

64%


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

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (03) 940 8669
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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