New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

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

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.

Learners enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) [Ref; 2592], appropriate assessment standards in Digital Technologies Level 2, or equivalent knowledge, skills or 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 5.5, with no band score lower than 5; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (General, Workplace, or Academic) (Level 4) [Ref: 1883].

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 for further study that will equip them to work in the field of Information Technology (IT) as a profession. Some learners may use this qualification as a pathway from the computing user qualifications to the professional IT qualifications.

Graduates will have gained internationally relevant transferable skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines within IT, essential for working under broad guidance in a range of entry level support roles which may include business support or retail roles, and some roles in the IT profession. Graduates will also be capable of communicating with relevant stakeholders in a professional manner.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Information Technology at this level can earn:

$23,000

Median earnings one year after study

$29,000

Median earnings two years after study

$33,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

32%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary Education Grant

Provided by:

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhatuaorakei.com/

Value:

$500 - $4000 (by lebels exact details listed below)

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Barrington Miller Education Trust

Provided by:

Barrington Miller Education Trust

Value:

At the discretion of the Trustees

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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 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

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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