Course details

Diploma in Information and Communications Technology (Level 6)
Course length 2 years
Completion rate N/A
NZQF Level 6
Employment rate 59%
In further study 29%
Median earnings $39,579
Job prospects
Average job prospects:
Employed - 59%
Further study - 29%
Median earnings: $39,579 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

On successful completion of the programme graduates will be able to: demonstrate the knowledge, technical proficiency and expertise to provide user support to troubleshoot problems in an IT environment; demonstrate self-directed problem solving by being able to solve hardware and software problems in individual and team environments; demonstrate the technical proficiency and expertise in administration of computer desktop and networks environments; possess skills and strategies to be effective and adaptable in encompassing technological change; demonstrate an effective level of communication and interpersonal skills; apply practical knowledge to familiar and unfamiliar computing situations requiring critical reflection, analysis and problem solving; generate and evaluate a range of solutions for given technical issues

Entry requirements

12 credits in NCEA English Level 1, 12 credits in NCEA Mathematics or Level 1 and 36 credits NCEA Level 2 (including computing and/or business]) Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet a minimum of IELTS Level 6.0, or equivalent.

About the provider

The economy is growing and there simply aren't enough people with the right skills for the jobs available. In order to meet this challenge the tertiary education sector is changing to allow institutes to focus on their unique contribution to meeting the skills gaps at the regional and national levels. Our distinctive role is to provide skills for employment and social development. The key is to ensure that our courses and programmes provide real linkages to employment or future training at higher levels - and more importantly, meet your needs.

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