Cybersecurity for Information Technology Operations (Micro-credential) (Level 4)

New Zealand Skills and Education College

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified



10 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aim of this micro-credential is to provide technical and theoretical knowledge of cybersecurity in bridging the gap between improving baseline security readiness and incident response.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

All students should have a minimum of one year work experience with computer network technology, information security or related experience or hold a Certificate in ICT level 4 and above and have knowledge of TCP/IP networking protocols, network equipment, and operating systems installation and maintenance. Internationals (onshore) applicants must be 18 years or older and have proof that within the last 2-years, they have gained English language skills equivalent to IELTS level 5 with no band score lower than 5.

Detailed requirements

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


10 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$520 $520
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$326 $326
Total $846 $846

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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:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 827 6100
Fax: (09) 827 2660

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