Institute of Technology or PolytechnicOpen Polytechnic of New Zealand
This course is available
Level of Study
60 credit hours
Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
The New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5) qualification will give you a broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in information technology.
This qualification will help you gain valuable fundamental concepts and foundation knowledge for the information technology and computing subject areas. You will be able to build on your existing IT skills from previous qualifications or relevant experience.
As a graduate of this programme, you will be able to apply the fundamentals of current and emerging concepts and practices in IT. You will also be able to demonstrate awareness of appropriate professional practice, and work as part of a team and independently, under broad supervision.
This qualification will give you a pathway to the undergraduate IT degree programme, if you meet the entry requirements for the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degree.
What you will learn
When you complete this programme you will be able to:
To enter this programme you need to have NCEA Level 2 or Equivalent.
20 years old or over
If you are 20 years of age or over and do not hold the minimum entry requirements you will be eligible to be enrolled where your previous educational, work or life experience indicates you have a reasonable likelihood of success.
English language requirements
International students must also have an IELTS (Academic) score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent.
Cambridge English Qualifications - B2 First or B2 First for Schools with a score of 162. No less than 154 in each skills.