New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support
Level 5

New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

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  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    21 February 2022
  • Length

    40 weeks full-time: 34 teaching weeks plus 6 holiday weeks

  • Total credits

    120

  • Fees

    $6,864

    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

    NZ2596

Free programme.

If you enjoy problem solving and like to understand how things work, then a career in Technical Support might be for you.

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

Learn to build and administer networks for businesses

This programme builds upon the technical skills of the Certificate in Information Technology Technical Support with extended knowledge in networking and computer systems. 

By the end of this course you will understand how the hardware of cables, servers and processes work with operating systems, networks and databases to deliver Information Technology Technical Support in a business environment.

With this qualification you can start your career in an entry-level Information Technology support role, or pathway 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

1 Year

Tuition fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees Learn more $6,864 $6,864
Government tuition subsidy Learn more $9,803 $9,803
TOTAL Learn more $16,667 $16,667
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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