Administration & Technology

NZ Certificate in Business

  • Level 3
  • 20 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Today's employers require people in administration roles to be multi-skilled and to play key roles in the organisation. If you've got what it takes, this programme will give you the confidence to take on these roles or to broaden your skill-set in your current employment.

In our relaxed and safe learning environment you'll increase your knowledge and skills to contribute to the performance and productivity of any business. You'll also know how to work well in a team and learn about good communication in the office.

Upon successful completion of this programme, you will receive the following qualification:

  • NZ Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 3.

You'll learn about:

  • office equipment and administration processes
  • producing documents using a computer
  • customers and customer service
  • creating and using a computer database
  • writing minutes for a formal meeting.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be able to enrol on one of our programmes in business or computing.

I want to use my qualification

You'll be able to apply for roles that require general office administrators across a variety of sectors.


How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme that consists of 61 credits delivered over 20 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to attend:

Option 1 (Contact):

You'll be required to attend:

  • 20 hours of class time per week

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 10 hours per week.

Option 2 (Blended):

You'll be required to attend:

  • 8 hours of class time per week

In addition to these attendance hours, you’ll be expected to complete learning activities designed to enhance your learning for approximately 22 hours per week.

In some locations this programme may be provided by an approved sub-contract arrangement.


Entry criteria

To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be a New Zealand citizen (or citizen of Australia, Tokelau, Niue, Cook Islands) or permanent resident
  • be a graduate of a level 2 business qualification (or higher) or demonstrate numeracy and literacy competence
  • attend an information session and an enrolment interview.

You may also need to sit a pre-entry test.

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