New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology

Southern Institute of Technology Ltd

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

20 Weeks

Total student fees

$3,640

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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 broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Technology (IT), can apply the fundamentals of current and emerging concepts and practice in IT, and are able to proceed to further IT-related study.

As an emerging IT professional, graduates will be aware of appropriate professional practice, and work both as part of a team and independently, under broad supervision.

Graduates of this qualification will have the IT skills that will enable them to contribute to society, supporting digital proficiency and capability in a range of community and voluntary areas.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

School Leavers ( A minimum of 16 years of age All school leaver aged applicants must have achieved one of the following : Either NCEA Level 2 60 credits at level 2 or above including subjects preferably in each of English, Mathematics and Science plus 20 credits from any level. In addition the literacy and numeracy requirements for NCEA level 1 must be met as follows: Literacy requirement Minimum of 10 credits through either: Specified assessment standards - specified assessment standards available through a range of subjects and English for Academic Purposes unit standards 22750 and 22751 (minimum total of 10 credits), or Unit standards - package of three literacy unit standards (26622,26624, 26625 total of 10 credits- all three required. Numeracy requirement Minimum of 10 credits through either: Achievement standards - specified assessment standards available through a range of subjects - (minimum total of 10 credits), or Unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards 26623, 26626,26627 (total of 10 credits - all three required). And/Or: Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) or equivalent programme of study, knowledge, skills and experience. Applicants over 20 years: Successful completion of the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) or equivalent programme of study, knowledge, skills and experience.

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

20 Weeks


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,640 $3,640
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$4,921 $4,921
Total $8,561 $8,561

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


Student Success

N/A


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 $41,008
Earnings range $31,925 - $49,984
In employment 68%
In further study 19%
On a benefit 9%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

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Varies

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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

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977
Email: info@sit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.sit.ac.nz

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.

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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