Study office support and business administration

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

Programme highlights

Make your first move in the business world.

Get the skills you need to get a job as a receptionist or administrator. It doesn't matter where you want to work.

Study in class or online. This programme will show you what it takes to assist with the day-to-day operations in any business.

Our friendly tutors will be on hand to guide you every step of the way. They will support you to learn basic accounting skills and you will also find out how to use the technology and software programmes essential in any business administration role.

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Flexible study option

Key facts

Start month(s)

February, May, July, October

Study location(s)

MIT Manukau and/or online (domestic students only)

Level 3
Domestic fees

Click here to see a list of domestic course fees

Youth Guarantee (fees-free*) Available (eligibility criteria applies)
Programme code NZ2452
Duration

Full-time for 16 teaching weeks, part-time available.
The maximum time to complete this programme part-time is 3 years.

Study method

Full-time, Part-time

Credits 60
International fees NZD$10,900 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*) Not available
Qualification leads to

New Zealand Certificate

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English language entry requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link: https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

Test your English level to help you plan.

Take our free online English test to get a basic indication of your English level. This will help you understand what programmes you can apply for and what preparation you may require before you start your programme of study.

Need IELTS?

Book your British Council IELTS test with us.

You will complete your test in one day, plus get free online tuition to help you succeed. We offer paper-based or computer-delivered IELTS. Choose computer-delivered IELTS and get your results in 3-5 days.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the below four courses (60 credits):

183.315 Business operations essentials (15 credits)

Provide administrative and general office services using business technologies, to support everyday operational activities in a business.

183.316 Financial processing essentials (15 credits)

Perform financial calculations and process data to produce information to support operational activities in a business or for business purposes.

189.308 Customer engagement (15 credits)

Provide a range of customer service skills to meet the organisation, the industry and the clients’ needs.

189.309 Industry readiness (15 credits)

Select and apply appropriate knowledge and skills in a workplace environment.

Key dates and timetables

To find the key dates and timetables of this programme, please view the business calendar.

Career opportunities

Receptionist, customer service assistant, data entry operator, administration assistant or sales assistant. For potential salaries visit careers.govt.nz.

Information is correct as at February 2021. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2021 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2021 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2021 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2021 are based on the 2020 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2021. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.