New Zealand Diploma in Networking
New Zealand Skills and Education College
Total student fees
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 IT knowledge and specialist professional and technical skills in networking. It will prepare people to enter employment in roles such as a network professional in a service environment, to proceed to further study, or to contribute to community outcomes.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT Professionals who are qualified in the management of networks, in all sectors of the economy and society. Graduates will be capable of configuring, maintaining and monitoring networks, using industry relevant skills and knowledge.
Graduates will also be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, both independently and as part of a team, and may demonstrate self-management and some responsibility for the performance of others.
Key Information for Students
Academic Entry Requirements: There are no compulsory academic entry requirements, however learners enrolling are recommended to hold: the New Zealand Diploma of Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5) [Ref: 2596], or possess equivalent knowledge, skills and experience. English Language Entry Requirements: Students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competency in English language equivalent to IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent score in NZSE s internal English Proficiency Assessment. International students must hold a valid study visa to enrol in this programme. There are no mandatory prerequisites (including prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements) for entry to this qualification.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$29,501 - $48,603|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||7%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
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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.