New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support
Techtorium New Zealand Institute of Information Technology
Information Technology not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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
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.
|Student fees (what you pay)||$11,550||$11,550|
|Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays)||$9,384||$9,384|
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
Successful course completions 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:
|Earnings range||$31,925 - $49,984|
|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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Main Campus Office
Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.
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.