New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,650

over 1 Year - 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 attained a broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Technology (IT), with a technical support focus. It will equip people for employment in roles such as computer technician, service desk or technical support, or prepare them for further study.

Graduates will have an awareness of the IT environment, appreciate the needs of users, and be able to provide IT technical support. They will also be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, as part of a team, or independently with a broad level of supervision.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit by having IT Professionals with technical support skills that will be internationally relevant.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,650 $6,650
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,630 $9,630
Total $16,280 $16,280

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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

Blenheim Lions Scholarship

Provided by:

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology - Scholarship Co-ordinator

Website:

https://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/fees-costs-and-financing/scholarships/

Value:

$1,500

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NMIT Equity Study Scholarships

Provided by:

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology - Scholarship Co-ordinator

Website:

https://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/fees-costs-and-financing/scholarships/

Value:

Up to $1,000

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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

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.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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