New Zealand Diploma in Networking
Networks and Communications
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Relevant codes of ethics and professional practice, including the following:
- ITP Code of Ethics: https://itp.nz/ethics
- ITP Professional Practice Guidelines, including the ITP Code of Practice and ITP Professional Knowledge Curriculum: https://itp.nz/practice
Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) provides up-to-date, actionable advice on current threats and vulnerabilities, as well as guidance on mitigation and cyber security best practice, available at www.cert.govt.nz/it-specialists.
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.
Examples of related scholarships
GCSB Tertiary Scholarship
New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community
The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.
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.
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