New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

Techtorium New Zealand Institute of Information Technology

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$11,550

over 1 Year - details

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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 broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Technology (IT), with a technical support focus. It will equip people for employment in roles such as computer technician, service desk or technical support, or prepare them for further study.

Graduates will have an awareness of the IT environment, appreciate the needs of users, and be able to provide IT technical support. They will also be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, as part of a team, or independently with a broad level of supervision.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit by having IT Professionals with technical support skills that will be internationally relevant.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic Students: * There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification. * Applicants must be at least 17 years of age. * Learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience: NCEA Level 2 or 3, or New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) [Ref: 2592], or New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User) (Level 4) [Ref: 2593], or New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials [Ref: 2594]

Detailed requirements

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


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$11,550 $11,550
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,384 $9,384
Total $20,934 $20,934

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


Student Success

99%


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

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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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: (09) 529 7523
Fax: (09) 529 7524
Email: learn@techtorium.co.nz
Web: http://www.techtorium.co.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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