New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Subject area

Systems Analysis and Design

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 a range of professional and technical skills in a specialist area within Information Technology support. It will prepare people for employment as either a systems administrator or desktop analyst in a support environment, or to proceed to further study. This qualification builds on the common core of Level 6 skills, and generalist skills developed at Level 5, or equivalent relevant experience.

Graduates will be capable of carrying out systems administration, and providing related advice and support, using skills that will be internationally 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.

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.

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

Gore District Council Tertiary Education Scholarships

Provided by:

Gore District Council - Fund Administrator

Website:

http://www.goredc.govt.nz/

Value:

$750

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Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.chbdc.govt.nz

Value:

Varies

Read more

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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