New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology
Level 5

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)

  • Study for free

    Explore fees-free training options here.

  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    21 February 2022
  • Length

    19 weeks full-time: 17 teaching weeks plus 2 holiday weeks

  • Total credits

    60

  • Fees

    $3,428

    Compulsory Student Services Fee also applies ($240 for fulltime students).
    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.

  • National qualification code

    NZ2595

Free programme.

Do you always seem to be the person who people ask to help them with their IT issues? Do you enjoy problem solving and understanding how things work? Why not turn your curiosity and know-now into a career in Information Technology?

This programme is eligible for fees-free under the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Find full details about the fund here.(external link)

Turn your love for computers into a career

Gain a qualification that will allow you to work in the IT industry. This six-month, full time programme is designed for people who already have a basic understanding of computers, but want to develop this further.

The skills you will learn in this programme will enable you to apply for entry-level IT support roles in Tier 1 – first line of support.

A great starting point with lots of pathway options

The Certificate in Information Technology is a great place to start. After six months you will have a certificate qualification, and have opened up options for work or further study.

This programme pathways into the second half of the

You can also pathway from here into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology.

 

Key information for students

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements Learn more

Academic requirements for applicants under 20 years of age, NCEA University Entrance OR equivalent. Applicants aged 20 years or above, no academic qualifications are required. Evidence to support an applicant s ability to successfully undertake the Programme with a reasonable likelihood of success may be requested. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS overall academic score of at least 6.0, with at least 5.5 in each band, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Additional requirements for all applicants include access to a recent model computer and a fast internet connection. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the academic entry requirements may be accepted at the discretion of the Academic Committee.

Detailed requirements
More information about entry to this qualification

Duration Learn more

19 Weeks

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $3,428 $3,428
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $4,902 $4,902
TOTAL Learn more $8,330 $8,330
Compulsory Student Services Fee
Student loan information Learn more StudyLink

Student success Learn more

Student success data is unavailable for this qualification.

National Graduate Outcomes Learn more

3 years after completion
Median earnings Learn more $41,008
Earnings range Learn more $31,925 - $49,984
In employment Learn more 68%
In further study Learn more 19%
On a benefit Learn more 9%

Note: All KIS information is the most recent available relating to domestic students only. Learn more about Key Information for Students

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