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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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Entry requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification.

Learners enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) [Ref: 2594] or equivalent knowledge, skills and 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; New Zealand Certificate in English Language (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 graduates who have attained a broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Technology (IT).

This qualification builds on the learner's existing IT skills from previous qualifications, or relevant experience, and provides the common core for all of the pathways in the professional IT suite of New Zealand qualifications e.g. Ref: 2596, 2597, 2598 and 2604, and may be recognised for credit towards these.

Primarily, it will equip people for further IT related study, and may also prepare people for employment in an entry level IT role.

Graduates will be capable of applying the fundamentals of current and emerging concepts and practice in IT. They will also be able to demonstrate awareness of appropriate professional practice, and work both as part of a team and independently, under broad supervision.

What graduates earn

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

$33,484

Median earnings one year after study

$37,455

Median earnings two years after study

$51,559

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

62%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

2019 Whanake – HERA Scholarship (Engineering - Structural or Mechanical)

Provided by:

Maori Education Trust - Manager

Value:

$5,000 per annum

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Mildred Keir Award

Provided by:

New Horizons for Women Trust - Trust Manager

Website:

https://www.newhorizonsforwomen.org.nz/award-applications/

Value:

Up to $2,500.

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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: (778) 9867733
Fax: (09) 302 2957
Email: feroz@asiapacificedu.com
Web: http://www.whitecliffe.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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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