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

Programme highlights

Whatever the industry, all businesses need qualified and professional administration and support staff.

Build up your business administration and computing skills to enable you to confidently assist with office operations and business services. Study options develop basic accounting skills, and learn to use tables and formulas, and produce business documents and publications.

This programme will help you develop basic accounting skills, including table and formula use, as well as business document and publication production. You'll learn how to use mobile and digital technology systems and software in order to meet organisational requirements.

Plus, this certificate will also develop your understanding of office functions, financial transactions and documentation, as well as customer service. 

Download the Programme Guide and Timetable

2018: Programme Guide and Timetable

2019: Programme Guide and Timetable

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 Free* or $3,000 (approx)
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2452
Duration

19 weeks full-time (includes three weeks of breaks) or part-time

Study Method Full-time or part-time
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$10,500 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees 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 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. 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 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

Either

  • have a minimum of 40 credits at Level 1 or above, or equivalent; and
  • have English language competence to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English i.e.
    • a minimum of 10 NCEA Literacy credits at Level 1 or above; or
    • Any applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 5.5 (with no score below 5.0) or equivalent achieved within the preceding 2 years

Or

  • successfully completed the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Level 2) or equivalent qualification.

Provisional Entry

Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success. Students who have not attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the required minimum entry requirements for a programme may also be eligible to enrol in exceptional circumstances. Such decisions will be made by the Director/Head of School.

International students

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Career opportunities

  • Receptionist
  • Customer service assistant
  • Data entry operator
  • Administration assistant
  • Sales assistant.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the following courses:

Customer Engagement (15 credits)

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

Industry Readiness (15 credits)

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

Business Operations Essentials (15 credits)

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

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.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4); or
  • New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) (Level 4)

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Information and Application Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees 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 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. 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 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.