NZ Certificate in Business

(Administration and Technology)

  • 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.


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.

You'll know how to:

  • provide administrative services using business technology
  • demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour
  • perform financial calculations and produce information for business purposes
  • apply effective decision-making for business purposes
  • work within a team environment.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be able to enrol on one of our level 4 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.  Depending on your location you might be able to select one of the following options.

Face-to-face

You’ll need to be committed to (on average):


Blended delivery

You’ll need to be committed to (on average):


These will be made up of:

  • noho marae and wānanga
  • online activities
  • tutorials and workshops
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning.

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

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