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

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Study Information Technology at NZMA

Gain the nuts and bolts of Information Technology in just 18 weeks! Build your expertise across a broad range of fundamental IT skills through hands-on, project-based training. Learn about computer hardware, operating systems, applications and networks, and deepen your knowledge of business analysis, database and user experience. Dip your toes into web design and software development, and hone your project management and planning skills. Best of all? Apply your newly-acquired skills and knowledge to a simulated IT start-up business for some authentic real-world experience.

What will I learn?

  • Computing essentials for small business
  • Business essentials for IT
  • Understanding software essentials 
  • IT industry best practice
  • Professional communication skills

What qualifications will I come away with?

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

*Awaiting final NZQA approval.


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*
  • * Other English Tests/evidence may be approved as advised by NZQA 
  • 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

   *Pending NZQA approval.

All our Information Technology courses

Information Technology
  • Certificate in Computing (Level 3)

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

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