New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)

(Business Support or Medical Administration)

Programme highlights

Take a step up in your business administration career.

Maximise your business administration opportunities, and gain a competitive edge with a specialisation in Business Support or Medical Administration to provide you with the specific skills for the industry you want to work in.

Develop all-round business skills in teamwork and communications. Expand your skills in computing and technology – Business Support includes document development and calendar management to intranet, website maintenance, social media, mobile devices and basic technical support. Learn to operate payroll software or organise business events in a virtual office environment with real business equipment. With Medical Administration you will be skilled in MedTech32 and gain knowledge about the medical field and hospital administration.

Download the Programme Guide and Timetable.

Flexible study option

Key facts

Start Month(s) February; May; July; October
Study Location(s) MIT Manukau
Level 4
Domestic fees $3,100 (approx)
Youth Guarantee
Programme Code NZ2461
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$10,200 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct as at August 2017. 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 on this website are based on the indicative 2018 fee structure. [Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2018 are based on the 2017 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2018.] All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. If your fees are paid by credit card, a credit card fee will be payable in addition to programme fees. 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • have a minimum of 40 credits at Level 2 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

  • a minimum of 3 credits at Level 2 or above from the NQF writing domain; or
  • have successfully completed the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) or equivalent qualification.

International students

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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 Faculty Dean.

Career opportunities

Intermediate positions such as:

  • Office administrator
  • HR administrator
  • Payroll administrator
  • Frontline receptionist
  • Customer service representative
  • Medical receptionist
  • Medical secretary
  • Medical ward processor
  • Emergency care
  • Ward/clinical records and booking clerk
  • Clinical administrator.

Programme structure

You will need to select one specialisation (Business Support or Medical Administration) according to your individual employment goals.
Note: For Medical Administration specialisation you will need to provide your own headsets.
You will need to complete the following courses:

Business Information Processing (15 credits)

Process data by applying knowledge of software applications to produce information for a business entity.

Business Documents (15 credits)

Produce business documents using relevant software applications to support operations for a business entity.

Workplace Practice  (15 credits)

Provide administrative services for a business entity.

Administrative Services (15 credits)

Apply relevant administrative services and business applications to support a business entity’s operations.

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 Diploma in Business (with strands in Accounting, Administration & Technology, and Leadership and Management) (Level 5)

Offered by

Faculty of Business and Information Technology, MIT Manukau, Corner of Manukau Station Road and Davies Avenue, Manukau (directly above Manukau Station)

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 as at August 2017. 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 on this website are based on the indicative 2018 fee structure. [Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2018 are based on the 2017 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2018.] All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. If your fees are paid by credit card, a credit card fee will be payable in addition to programme fees. 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.