Private Training EstablishmentTechtorium - New Zealand Institute of Information Technology
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Techtorium - New Zealand Institute of Information Technology
The purpose of this qualification is to produce graduates who have attained sufficient Information Systems (IS) skills to proceed to further study or be employed in an entry-level IS role. Graduates who have attained a New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems Level 5 will have the technical skills and knowledge to apply for entry-level roles such as a Junior Software Developer or Junior Business Analyst. This qualification leads to the second year of studying towards a New Zealand Diploma in Software Development Level 6.
WHAT IS A JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER?
Software developers develop, test and maintain computer software, websites and software applications. They also prepare the documentation of users and business requirements as well as reports on software testing analysis. They assist their team in each part of the Software Development Life Cycle. The Level 5 Diploma in Information Systems is designed to help our learners gain the working knowledge and basic understanding of Data Modelling and Software Development. It’s perfect for anyone wanting to become a Junior Software Developer.
Following this one year New Zealand diploma course you will be able to:
This qualification provides a pathway to a Level 6 specialist IT qualification. This may include:
Other intended pathways include undergraduate degree qualifications. This qualification may also equip learners to attempt optional industry certifications at the appropriate level and area of speciality. This qualification provides an education pathway from:
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose primary role is to bridge the gap between our New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology and the IT industry.
For our Level 5 graduates, gaining employment as an entry-level Software Developer is paramount. We pride ourselves on having the best connections in the industry and being able to provide the industry with technically sound, hard-working, and certified graduates. Here are just a few of the roles you could gain:
There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification.
Learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
• NCEA Level 2 or 3
• New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)
• New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User) (Level 4)
• New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5)
Proof of English Language status (IELTS or TOEFL test results, or evidence that your medium of instruction has been English)
Applicants must be 18 years or older.