New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner
People Potential Limited
Information Technology not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 14 Weeks - details
Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.
About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
This qualification was co-developed by IT Professionals New Zealand (ITP) and NZQA National Qualifications Services (NQS).
The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have updated their knowledge and specialist skills to remain current in a specific area of Information Technology (IT) practice, in response to the changing needs and demands of the dynamic IT environment.
Graduates will be capable of applying current IT skills, knowledge and practice that will be internationally relevant in the chosen strand. They will be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, both independently and as part of a team.
- Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having an on-going supply of IT practitioners who are experienced and qualified in an area of current IT practice, and who may also meet the requirements of internationally recognised industry certifications.
This qualification is stranded to recognise the specific skills and knowledge enabling practitioners to update specialist skills to remain current in one of the following areas of IT practice:
- Server Administration
- Network Administration
- Information Technology Security
- Software Testings
Key Information for Students
This programme is open to learners aged 18 years and above who hold a Level 5 computing qualification or have A+ or MCSA certification or can demonstrate equivalent skills. All learners will go through a selection interview process
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
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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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.