New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
This one semester computing course gives you a basic knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, applications and networks so you can get your IT career off to a strong start.
During your study you'll learn about the main components of a computer and explain the way in which they interact, assembly, disassembly and maintenance, troubleshooting common problems, operating systems and end user security, and internet-based services.
You'll also complete an introduction to computational thinking and basic programming.
During the course you'll study:
- Computer Essentials
- Web Design Essentials
- Professional Practice
- System Development
Dates/Times/LocationsPlanned intakes*: February, JulyDelivery modes: Full-timeLocations*: Rotorua (Mokoia Campus), Rotorua (Waipa Campus), Tauranga (Bongard Centre)Duration: 1 semester
* subject to change. Intakes may vary between locations.
Tauranga classes are held Mon 9:00am – 2:30pm, Tue 10:00am – 2:30pm, Wed 9:00am – 2:30pm, Thur 10 :00am – 2:30pm and Fri 9:00am – 12noon.
To see full details of the next available intake please visit the application form.
2018 domestic students $2,916.00
The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.
You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.
Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.
If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
Upon successful completion of the course you will receive:
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
Graduates of this course will have the transferable skills and knowledge to work in a range of entry level support roles in an organisation, which may include business support or retail roles, and some roles in the IT profession under broad guidance.
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology PathwaysNew Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Majoring in Applied Computing
Entry to the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) pcourse will be in accordance with the criteria specified in the Waiariki Regulatory Framework (Academic Regulations).
Students enrolling are expected to hold the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3), appropriate assessments in Digital Technologies Level 2, or equivalent skills and knowledge.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTSInternational applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to show evidence of language competency, issued within the last two years, before being eligible to enrol in any non-English programme. The level of competency required is outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013. And below under the title English Competency.
Level 4 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language L3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.
For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language, evidence of language competency may be required.