Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
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If you enjoy problem solving and like to understand how things work, then a career in Technical Support might be for you.
Learn to build and administer networks for businesses
This programme builds upon the technical skills of the Certificate in Information Technology Technical Support with extended knowledge in networking and computer systems.
By the end of this course you will understand how the hardware of cables, servers and processes work with operating systems, networks and databases to deliver Information Technology Technical Support in a business environment.
With this qualification you can start your career in an entry-level Information Technology support role, or pathway into the second year of the Bachelor of Information Technology.
What will I learn?
In the first six months of this programme you will complete the four courses in the Certificate in Information Technology Technical Support to gain a good grounding in Information Technology.
You will then complete these four courses, specific to the NZ Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support.
Operating Systems and Application Software
Applicants under 20 years of age
Applicants aged 20 years or above:
No academic qualifications are required. Evidence to support an applicant's ability to successfully undertake the Programme with a reasonable likelihood of success may be requested.
Students will require access to a recent model computer and a fast internet connection.
English language requirements:
An international English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 (with at least 5.5 in each band) issued within the last two years
A qualification considered to be equivalent to the above.
In exceptional circumstances an applicant who does not meet the entry requirements may be granted entry to the Programme where they supply evidence to satisfy the Head of Department or delegate of their ability to succeed on the Programme.