New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

Whitireia New Zealand Ltd

Subject area

Information Technology not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$6,588

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

New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) or equivalent study/work experience International students: IELTS Academic score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5.0 or equivalent. Minimum 42 credits at NCEA Level 3, including14 credits in Digital Technologies or Computing AND minimum 10 credits in Maths and 10 credits in English at Level 2 or above, OR equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.

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)
$6,588 $6,588
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,043 $9,043
Total $15,632 $15,632

StudyLink website – information about student loans

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


Student Success

92%


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 $39,579
Earnings range $29,501 - $48,603
In employment 59%
In further study 29%
On a benefit 7%

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

Horizon Energy Scholarship

Provided by:

Eastern Bay Energy Trust

Website:

http://www.ebet.org.nz/projects/scholarships?pageID=2145841704

Value:

see 'Additional Information'

Read more

Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.chbdc.govt.nz

Value:

Varies

Read more

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) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Campus locations

Wellington

Wineera Drive
Porirua

Wellington

12th Floor Grand Plimmer Tower
2-6 Gilmer Terrace
Wellington

Auckland

Level 4
450 Queen Street
Auckland

Christchurch

163 Madras Street
Christchurch

Wellington

86 Vivian Street
Wellington

Auckland

Level 4
450 Queen Street
Auckland

Wellington

Level 2
15 Dixon Street
Wellington

Wellington

25 Vivian Street
Te Aro
Wellington

Mairangi Bay

Rangitoto College
564E Coast Road
Mairangi Bay
Auckland

Mount Maunganui

Mount Maunganui College
Maunganui Road
Mount Maunganui
Tauranga

Christchurch Central

167 Madras Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch

Te Aro

Te Kahui Auaha Campus
Corner 82-92 Cuba Street and 65 Dixon Street
Te Aro
Wellington

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.

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