Computing - advanced

NZ Certificate in Computing

  • Level 4
  • 18 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

We all know the IT industry is growing so fast there are new jobs being created every day. If you want to jump onto the fast-moving train and specialise in the IT industry, this advanced programme is your ticket.

Learn not only how computer systems work but also how to research, analyse and manage them. This programme is a definite shift from using computers in your career to making a career out of computers.

You'll learn about:

  • using Microsoft Office at an advanced level
  • planning, designing and creating websites and databases
  • interacting with digital media
  • troubleshooting in a digital environment
  • digital communication and collaboration.

You'll know how to:

  • work in different types of computer networks and systems
  • analyse, design and manage computer systems
  • develop databases and interactive websites
  • research, analyse and interpret data communications.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You might be able to pathway into diploma or degree programmes in Information Technology at another institution.

I want to use my qualification

You'll be ready to work in the IT industry in support roles (help desk, user/system/network support) or building websites and apps.

How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme. You need to be committed to (on average):


That'll be made up of:

  • tutorials
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

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

Entry criteria:

You might need:

  • to sit a pre-entry test
  • a level 3 qualification or equivalent skills.

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