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Diploma In Networking (Level 7)

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Level of study:
Tuition fees:
1 year
Start date: 18-May-2020
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Course details


The Diploma in Networking (Level 7) prepares learners for professional positions in the specialized areas of computer networking, or for further studies in the fields of computer networks and Information Technology.

The programme is aimed at learners with prior qualifications or experience in the areas of computer networking and Information Technology and who wish to acquire specific knowledge and skills to pursue a specialist career in Computer Networks in New Zealand, or for further studies in this area.

Course Curriculum

  • IT Service Management
  • Computer Network Principles
  • Computer Network Design
  • Information Security
  • ICT Project Management
  • Capstone Project

Programme outcomes

On completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and skills in computer network design, maintenance and support. Specifically, the graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • demonstrate ethical and professional attitude and behaviour as a computer network professional, contributing positively to society in New Zealand;
  • analyse the strategic needs of an organisation and develop an IT Service Management strategy aligned with the business strategy;
  • demonstrate an in-depth knowledge and skills of principles, concepts and theories of computer networks and their application with an organisation;
  • design, implement and secure computer network solutions to achieve desired organisational outcomes for small to medium enterprises;
  • ensure Information System credibility and security by applying information security principles, security processes, frameworks and industry best practises.
  • manage ICT projects by applying the principles, concepts, tools and techniques of project management.
  • propose solutions to complex organisational computer network requirements by applying industry standards and best practises

Graduate career pathways

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Engineer
  • Support Analyst (or pursue further study in this area).

Entry criteria

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall:

  • Have attained a minimum age of 18 years.
  • Have an English equivalent of IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5; or equivalent as approved and set out in the NZQA Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules.
  • Have completed at least a Level 6 Diploma in Networking or related area; or New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support ((Level 5); or have at least two years of relevant work experience; or equivalent.

Course variation

18-May-2020 - Christchurch Campus

Christchurch Campus
Tuition fees:
1 year
Start date: 18-May-2020
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