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Certificate in Computing (Level 3)

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Study Computing at NZMA

Are you looking to gain computing skills, but don’t know where to start? This is an ideal programme for beginners who are looking to explore a range of computer concepts and don’t have any computing skills.

In today’s business world, mastering digital tools is very essential. From designing a website, to structuring emails and powerpoints - this programme is designed to equip you with practical computing skills that are required for any workplace.

You will graduate well-placed to hit the ground running in a range of entry level IT roles. This course also acts as a stepping stone towards further studies, including diploma and degree-level study.

What will I learn?

  • Learn how to use Microsoft Office programmes such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, by creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations
  • Understand how to write structured and professional emails
  • Get hands-on experience with web design and learn best practice techniques
  • Get basic computing troubleshooting skills
  • Learn proper online etiquette and ethics

What qualifications will I gain?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)


Course Costs

New Zealand Students

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria.
Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz.

Entry Requirements

  • You need to be 16 or older and achieve the required level in our evaluation
  • If English is your second language, we may require you to sit an English Language Assessment
  • Must possess NCEA Level 1 or 2 or the New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills Level 1 or 2
    Candidates without a formal qualification must meet the minimum requirements of the NZMA placement assessment

All our Computing courses

  • Certificate in Computing (Level 3)

  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)*

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