Learn
to
make tech work.
Learn
to
make tech work.

New Zealand Certificate in IT Essentials Level 4

The future is already here. We’re using advanced technology everyday - from our favourite mobile apps, smart home appliances and practically everything connected to the internet.  If you love technology and would like to get your survival kit for the future, this programme will help you gain the essential skills – from understanding how computers work, how software and hardware work together and how computers are used to solve everyday problems. The programme will set a solid foundation and help you become confident in using technology in daily life, higher studies and getting in to employment.









If you love technology and would like to get your survival kit for the future, this programme will help you gain the essential skills – from understanding how computers work, how software and hardware work together and how computers are used to solve everyday problems.





Career opportunities

Here are some career opportunities to research.

Help Desk Technical Support

Quickly diagnose client needs and provide resolutions in a timely manner. 

Junior Administrator Assistant

Make businesses work! Help teams and perform daily operations efficiently.

Network Configuration Technician

Configure, troubleshoot and debug LANs.

PC Repair Technician

When "Switch on and off" doesn't work, you are the person the team relies on. 

Hardware Support Technician

Maintain computers, network servers and telephony in office environments.


Admission requirements

Entry to this programme is open to domestic students and PR holders, provided applicants meet requirements in speaking, listening, reading and writing as assessed at an interview.

Programme structure & paper details

Level

Credits

ICT401

Principles of ICT Infrastructure

This course will introduce students to the underlying infrastructure of computer technology and how it interacts to form a cohesive framework. Students will be introduced to the hardware, software, operating systems and the basic principles of networking. 

4

15

ICT402

Solution Design

This course is designed to introduce students to the processes involved in designing solutions to meet business requirements and the relationship between business and the information systems that support the business.

4

15

ICT403

Projects in Business

This course will introduce students to the project management methodologies and tools as well as software development concepts and tools and their application to software development projects. 

4

15

ICT404

Solution Development

This course will introduce students to the software development methodologies and to database management systems. Students will also learn about designing and creating interactive media products and websites.

4

15


Further study pathways

Programmes

Provider

New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Level 5

TechSchool at NZSE

New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support Level 5

TechSchool at NZSE

New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems Level 5

TechSchool at NZSE

New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design Level 5

TechSchool at NZSE

Programme fees

Domestic students

NZ $0.00