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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

Key information

Level of study:
Certificate
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 semester
Start date: 13-February-2020
Campus:
Wintec
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Course details

Summary

Students will learn to create business documents such as reports and spreadsheets, and gain an understanding of MYOB software. At the end of the semester students will have the opportunity to put their learning into practice through work experience in a local business.

What you'll learn

Students will learn about:

  • Working with people
  • Performing financial transactions
  • Spreadsheets and technologies
  • Word and administration support

Study topics:

  • Technical skills
  • Written communication, including business correspondence and emails
  • Reception skills, including customer service techniques, telephone skills
  • MYOB accounting
  • Business technologies including computers, laptops, tablets, printers, Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Administrative systems including meeting preparation, filing, scanning, copying

Soft skills taught:

  • Professional and ethical behaviour
  • Problem-solving
  • Decision-making
  • Team work
  • Self-management

Learning that’s relevant

The difference at Wintec is that students learn from tutors who have extensive experience as practicing professionals in their field. At Wintec, we ensure that students develop the skills that they need to actually do the job!

Students will spend most of their time on a computer using the latest version of Microsoft Office to learn advanced techniques in creating business documents such as reports and spreadsheets. They will also learn MYOB software, which is widely used by small businesses.

The final week of the programme is spent in a real office environment where students will be able to put their new skills into practice.

Career/further opportunities

This programme could lead to a variety of office-related jobs such as receptionist, office junior, administrator, records officer or data processor.

Entry criteria

You can apply for this programme if you meet one of the below options.

Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)​

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

Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)

A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2;
Or a recognised equivalent.

English Language Requirements

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

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT) score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT) score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36

Course variation

17-February-2020 - Otorohanga Regional Hub

Campus:
Otorohanga Regional Hub
Tuition fees:
Duration:
1 semester
Start date: 17-February-2020
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