New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology Limited
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?
This qualification was co-developed by IT Professionals New Zealand (ITPNZ) and NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS).
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have attained a broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Technology (IT), can apply the fundamentals of current and emerging concepts and practice in IT, and are able to proceed to further IT-related study.
As an emerging IT professional, graduates will be aware of appropriate professional practice, and work both as part of a team and independently, under broad supervision.
Graduates of this qualification will have the IT skills that will enable them to contribute to society, supporting digital proficiency and capability in a range of community and voluntary areas.
Key Information for Students
Academic requirements for applicants under 20 years of age, NCEA University Entrance OR equivalent. Applicants aged 20 years or above, no academic qualifications are required. Evidence to support an applicant s ability to successfully undertake the Programme with a reasonable likelihood of success may be requested. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS overall academic score of at least 6.0, with at least 5.5 in each band, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Additional requirements for all applicants include access to a recent model computer and a fast internet connection. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be accepted at the discretion of the Academic Committee.
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:
|Earnings range||$31,925 - $49,984|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||9%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.
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.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.