New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology

Northland Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

19 Weeks

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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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants are recommended to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4), or equivalent skills, knowledge and experience. International students must have an IELTS overall Academic Score of 5.5 (with no band score lower than 5.0) or NZC in English Language (Academic)(Level 4).

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)
N/A N/A
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
N/A N/A
Total N/A N/A

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $25,216
Earnings range $20,206 - $38,010
In employment 33%
In further study 35%
On a benefit 21%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Practicum Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$7,500

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Foundation Awards

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000

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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

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

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.

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