New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Foundation User)

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Text and Information Processing

Qualification

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Entry requirements

None.

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 organisations and communities with graduates who have attained a range of digital technology foundation skills and can be employed in a range of general entry-level roles or proceed to further IT-related study.

Graduates will be capable of using a range of digital technologies at an introductory level to produce and process information and operate with a range of relevant skills. They will be able to perform a range of basic tasks independently in familiar situations, and in a supervised work environment.

This qualification will assist graduates in improving digital literacy and capability in society, in a range of personal, community and voluntary areas.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Office Administration at this level can earn:

$27,000

Median earnings one year after study

$31,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

42%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor

Website:

http://www.gdc.govt.nz/funding/

Value:

$3,000

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Open Polytechnic Students Disability Study Award

Provided by:

Open Polytechnic of NZ - The Learning Centre Te Wahanga Whakapakari Ako

Website:

http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Value:

Up to $1,000.00

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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: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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