New Zealand Diploma in Networking

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Subject area

Computer Science

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Learners enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Diploma of Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5) [Ref: 2596], or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Details of English language entry requirements are contained in the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2). E.g. IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 5) [Ref: 1884].

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 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, or to proceed to further study.

Graduates will be capable of configuring, maintaining and monitoring networks, using internationally 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.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Computer Science at this level can earn:

$33,000

Median earnings one year after study

$37,000

Median earnings two years after study

$47,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

41%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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GCSB Tertiary Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.nzic.govt.nz

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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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: (09) 3095970
Fax: (09) 302 2957
Email: darrynm@whitecliffe.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitecliffe.ac.nz

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