New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner

People Potential Limited

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified


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Entry requirements


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 current knowledge and specialist skills in a specific area of Information Technology (IT) practice, in response to the changing needs and demands of the dynamic IT environment.

This qualification is designed for individuals with practical experience in the field of IT, or those who have completed studies, that now require updating in a specific area of IT practice, primarily for employment outcomes.

This qualification is stranded to enable practitioners to update specialist skills for currency in either Server Administration, Network Administration, Information Technology Security, or Software Testing.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having an on-going supply of IT practitioners who are experienced and qualified in an area of current IT practice, and who may also meet the requirements of internationally recognised industry certifications.

Graduates of this qualification will have the IT practitioner skills that will enable them to contribute to society, supporting digital proficiency and capability in a range of community and voluntary areas, and will be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, both independently and as part of a team.

What graduates earn

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


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 437 7593
Fax: (09) 437 7693

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