New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki 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 should demonstrate an ability to succeed in tertiary study shown by the completion of any of the following qualifications or courses of study: NCEA 3 including a minimum of 12 credits in maths at Lv2 or above and/or equivalent NZQF unit standards or successful completion of one of the following quals: NZ Cert in Computing (Intermediate User) Lv3 [Ref:2592] NZ Cert in Computing (Advanced User) Lv4 [Ref:2593] NZ Cert in Info Technology Essentials Lv4 [Ref:2594] or equivalent qualification. Applicants who do not meet academic entry criteria above may be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate: Equivalent knowledge and skills and/or Previous and relevant life skills or work experience and/or Other formal or informal study such as to suggest likelihood of successful programme completion. Applicants whose first language is not English are required to provide evidence of having passed IELTS6.0 (no less than 5.5 in writing or equivalent) IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or NZ Cert in English Language (Academic) Lv4 [Ref:1883]

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 $41,008
Earnings range $31,925 - $49,984
In employment 68%
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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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

Provided by:

Capstone Editing - Director and Head Editor

Website:

https://www.capstoneediting.com.au/

Value:

A$3,000 to one undergraduate student per year

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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 948 896
Phone: (06) 757 3100
Fax: (06) 757 3236
Email: info@witt.ac.nz
Web: http://www.witt.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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