New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User).xml New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User)

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CertificateSelf-paced (up to three years) or full time

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2592

Domestic

Free

Starts

Throughout the year

International

Please enquire

Credits

60

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

This programme is not available to international students

Location

Christchurch - Madras Street, Bishopdale, Hornby, New Brighton, Rangiora and Timaru

Content

Gain computing skills for a wide range of employment opportunities

This course explores a wide range of features, functions and settings of common digital devices and software to search, combine and manipulate data to create, access, organise, present and store information and data. You'll learn how to investigate, plan, design and create solutions to meet the requirements of a specified brief; effectively collaborate with others in a digital environment; use a variety of digital devices to transfer data across multiple platforms; fix a range of common hardware and software problems; and consistently apply appropriate ethics, standards, principles and practices to comply with legal and organisational requirements.

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
  • Due to Immigration New Zealand visa requirements international students are ineligible to enrol in this national certificate.

English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language. 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

Next steps

To enrol in this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form

Drop into your chosen campus location. Please remember to take your passport or birth certificate with you so we can enrol you straight away.

Application documents

Career opportunities

The skills and knowledge you'll gain from this course can be applied in almost any workplace and especially in the areas of office administration, banking, call centres and data entry.

Study pathways

This qualification provides a good foundation for further study, including certificates, diplomas and degrees in a number of commerce and computing fields.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Computing/ICT