Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Login Register What is a My StudyNZ?
Wintec

INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY OR POLYTECHNIC

Wintec

Back to course results View more courses from Wintec

New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

Key information

Level of study:
Diploma
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 year
Start date: Expected July-2022
Campus:
Wintec
Course enquiry Shortlist shortlist loader
2 of 20 Your selection was not able to be shortlisted, please try again

Course details

Summary

This programme will provide students with the knowledge and skills for a career in information technology. It is equivalent to the first year of the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology, so if students choose to progress to the degree they will only need to undertake another two years of study.

Students will develop an awareness of the IT environment and an appreciation of the needs of users. Students will develop the skills to work in roles such as computer technician, help desk and technical support officer, entry level network administrator, network engineer, and applications support analyst with a particular focus on technical support. This programme incorporates the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology.

Modules:

  • Information Technology Operations
  • Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
  • Professional Practice
  • Business Systems Analysis and Design
  • Introduction to Networks
  • Operating Systems and System Support
  • Database Principles
  • Technical Support

Career/further opportunities

Graduates may be employed in roles such as computer technician, help desk and technical support officer, entry-level network administrator, network engineer, and applications support analyst with a particular focus on technical support.

The programme can lead on to further progressive study at degree level.

Entry criteria

Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)​

40 credits at NCEA Level 2; including 10 literacy credits at NCEA Level 2 and 10 numeracy credits at NCEA Level 1;
Or a recognised equivalent. ​

Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)

Completed a relevant course at NZQF Level 3;
Or a recognised equivalent. ​

Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5 in the academic band, with no individual band score lower than 5.0; or

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36

Disclaimer

The listings provided on the StudyinNewZealand.govt.nz ("SINZ") website are for information and promotional purposes only. ENZ does not endorse any of the education providers listed, and the information, content and material provided in the listings is the sole responsibility of each education provider. This search is powered by Hotcourses.