New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials
Information Technology not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 19 Weeks - details
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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
NCEA Level 2 (including literacy 10 credits at level 2 and numeracy 10 credits at level 1) OR New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) L3. International students require IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 (or equivalent including TOEFL).
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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