New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
Systems Analysis and Design
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 a range of professional and technical skills in a specialist area within Information Technology systems administration. It will prepare people for employment as either a systems administrator or desktop analyst in a support environment, to proceed to further study, or to contribute to community outcomes. This qualification builds on the common core of Level 6 skills, and generalist skills developed at Level 5, or equivalent relevant experience.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT Professionals who are qualified in the management of client software and systems, in all sectors of the economy and society.
Graduates will be capable of carrying out systems administration, and providing related advice and support, using skills that will be industry relevant. They will also be able to operate within an organisation with appropriate professional standards and practice, both independently and as part of a team.
Key Information for Students
Academic Requirements New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5 English Requirements IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 6.0 in any subtest). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
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||$31,085 - $46,897|
|In further study||29%|
|On a benefit||9%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship
Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office
$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.
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.
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.