New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

N/A

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 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:

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$39,000

Median earnings two years after study

$48,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

58%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Paehinahina Mourea Trust - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

Deloitte - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

Determined Annually

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Ngati Whakaue - Tertiary Grant

Provided by:

The Ngati Whakaue Trust - Secretary

Website:

https://vps.ngatiwhakaue-eetb.org.nz/

Value:

The Board will fix the amount available for Tertiary Grants in the annual Budget

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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: (4) 463 3000
Fax: (04) 802 3112
Web: http://

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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