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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

CertificateFull time - 17 weeks, part time also available

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2452

Domestic

$3,100 -$3,250 or $517.00 per course

Starts

February, July

International

Please enquire

Credits

60

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

22 January for February start; 23 June for July start

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street Campus, Timaru*, Ashburton*, Oamaru* (*subject to student numbers)

Content

Become a competent business administrator. On this programme you'll learn how to provide administrative and general office services to support everyday operational activities.

Specifically you'll also learn how to perform financial calculations, process data, produce information for business purposes, communicate effectively with stakeholders and work co-operatively within a team to achieve objectives. Other areas covered include selecting and applying customer service techniques, applying effective problem solving, decision making, ethical behaviour and self-management.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • This programme has open entry.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the order their applications are received.

Next steps

To apply for this programme, please:

  • Complete an application form

If you feel you have gained your learning through on the job experience, talk to us about recognition or assessment of prior learning .

Application documents

Career opportunities

With this qualification you'll possess the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of supervised general office administration roles in a variety of sectors. Roles may include: receptionist, data entry operator, front line customer service roles, call or contact centre operator, secretary, office support worker.

Study pathways

You can pathway from this qualification to the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 4, or add to your business skills and expertise with a New Zealand Certificate in Business specialising in other areas, such as Accounting Support Services, First Line Management, Small Business, Team Leadership or Project Management.

Alternatively, you could pathway into relevant industry certifications or other level 3 and level 4 qualifications.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics