Computer networking

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About computer networking

With the fastest growing ICT and electronics sector in the country, Canterbury urgently needs trained computer engineers and electronics technicians. Skill shortages are one of the primary barriers to growth of the sector in the Canterbury region, creating a high demand for skilled technicians.

Studying computer networking

Our tutors are computer networking professionals in their own right, sharing their knowledge and expertise to encourage and support your talents and innovation. With a Ara qualification on your CV, employers know you are well educated in best practices and have attained the relevant skills and knowledge needed to contribute effectively in the workplace from day one.

Programmes

New Zealand Diploma in Networking (Level 6)

New Zealand Diploma in Networking (Level 6)

Programme code:
NZ2600
Level:
6
Credits:
120
Starts:
July 2017

Gain the knowledge and skills required to specialise in networking.

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner Level 6

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Network Administration

Programme code:
NZ2599
Level:
6
Credits:
40
Starts:
July 2017

Add to your IT experience and become a specialist in network administration.

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner Level 6 - Security

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Information Technology Security

Programme code:
NZ2599
Level:
6
Credits:
40
Starts:
February 2018

Add to your computing experience and become a specialist in IT security.

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner Level 6 - Server

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Practitioner (Level 6) Server Administration

Programme code:
NZ2599
Level:
6
Credits:
40
Starts:
July 2017

Add to your IT experience and gain the skills needed to become a specialist.

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New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration

New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6)

Programme code:
NZ2601
Level:
6
Credits:
120
Starts:
July 2017

Gain the knowledge and skills required to specialise in systems administration.

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New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support

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

Programme code:
NZ2596
Level:
5
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Prepare for a wide range of career opportunities in the IT industry.

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New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ2594
Level:
4
Credits:
60
Starts:
February, July

Gain the essential foundation skills for a career in IT.

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