New Zealand Certificate in Education Technology

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Subject area

Teacher Professional Development



20 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is intended for educators and trainers in the adult and tertiary education sector who want to specialise in applying education technologies to improve teaching practice and learner outcomes.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to apply theories and processes of technology-enhanced learning and teaching, enhance their own practice, assist others in integrating education technologies, and work towards leadership roles in technology-enhanced learning and teaching.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Entry Requirements: Open entry English Entry Requirements: If English is the not the applicant's first language, candidates will need an IELTS (Academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Other Admission Requirements: Candidates must have access to an authentic teaching or training context and may be asked to provide evidence of work experience. Note: Authentic refers to a wide variety of possible cultural and educational contexts. Where candidates are undertaking practical experience with learners 18 years and under a safety check is required to comply with the requirements of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014. This programme is based on practising in a New Zealand context.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


20 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$1,269 $1,269
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,441 $2,441
Total $3,709 $3,709

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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