New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki Ltd

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,488

over 1 Year - 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), with a technical support focus.

Graduates will have an awareness of the IT environment, can respond to the needs of users, and 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 under broad supervision.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit by having IT Professionals with technical support skills that will be industry relevant. Graduates of this qualification will have the IT technical skills that will enable them to contribute to society, supporting digital proficiency and capability in a range of community and voluntary areas, and proceed to further study.

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 level 2 or above and/or equivalent NZQF Unit Standards or, successful completion of one of the following quals: NZ Cert in Computing (Int User) Lv3 [Ref:2592] NZ Cert in Computing (Advanced User) Lv4 [Ref:2593] NZ Cert in Information Technology Essentials Lv4 [Ref:2594] Cert in Computing and Information Technology Lv5, NZ Cert in Information Technology Lv5 [Ref:2595]. 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 such test of English language competence as required in the Policy and Procedure English Language Proficiency

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)
$6,488 $6,488
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,803 $9,803
Total $16,291 $16,291

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


Student Success

56%


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

Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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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.

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

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