New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials
Level 4
Free programme. Online programme.

You can take that first step to a new career!


Find out how you can
study this programme online
through eCampus NZ

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Please note fees will only be covered under TTAF until 30 June 2023. Find full details about the fund here.(external link)  Students are advised to enquire about their eligibility for any other fees-free funding when enrolling.

Learn the essentials first

If you understand and enjoy computers and think you’ve got what it takes to become an IT professional, the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials is a wonderful platform into the industry. With this intermediate level programme you will develop essential skills and prepare yourself for higher-level study in Information Technology.

The four courses within this programme provide basic entry points and a general overview of the key fields within the IT sector. From how to fix computer crashes to customising software products, you will gain internationally relevant transferable skills and knowledge across a range of disciplines within IT. 


  • Embark on computer hardware design, development, support and management.
  • Develop your understanding of computer software and information networks.
  • Learn in a supportive environment with world class tutors. 

Flexible study options

Study full online through the eCampus NZ(external link) learning platform.







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