New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration

AGI Education Limited

Subject area

Systems Analysis and Design

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

Current legislation and regulations can be accessed at:
www.legislation.govt.nz.

Current AS/NZS standards can be accessed at:
www.standards.govt.nz.

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 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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Systems at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

40%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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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) 3796628
Fax: (09) 309 1189
Email: info@agi.ac.nz
Web: http://www.agi.ac.nz

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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