New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services (Level 4) (Banking)

Pending approval

Programme highlights

Get the skills you need to enter the dynamic world of banking.

Take advantage of our flexible learning options to study full-time, part time or while you are still working. Our resources fully support a range of study options – so have a chat with us to plan the best study solution for you.

Studying this certificate will give you a broad understanding of the New Zealand financial services industry, lending principles such as personal and home lending, Business financing and banking and banking structures.

We’ll prepare you to enter the banking industry, providing all the tools you’ll need to engage effectively with a wide range of customers and provide financial solutions. This is a well-paid, growing sector that offers aspiring professionals a vast amount of job choices and a clear path to promotion.

Make a real difference in people’s lives when you help them make the big financial decisions. This nationally recognised qualification also offers real-world experience, helping you to get a foot in the door before you’ve even finished studying.

If you enjoy problem-solving, have a great attention for detail and enjoy working with people and looking to enter a career in the banking world, get in touch today to learn more.

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 Enquire upon application
Youth Guarantee
Programme Code NZ2247
Duration

19 weeks full-time (includes 3 weeks break) or part-time

Study Method Full-time or part-time with flexible learning options
Credits 60
International Fees Enquire upon application
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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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.

Entry requirements

You must have:  

Either 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.

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.

English Language Entry Requirements

Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme which is taught and assessed in English. This will be demonstrated by meeting the current NZQA requirements.

For the minimum English language requirements refer to: manukau.ac.nz/english-req

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

Graduates may be qualified to work in entry level or intermediate roles such as:

Banking, consultants, personal bankers (retail), assistant relationship managers, operations roles (back office support to front line), or entry level trustee roles such as: client adviser (entry level), trust officer (entry level), client manager/relationship managers.

Programme structure

You will need to complete the following courses:

New Zealand financial services environment

Overview of the interactions and structure of the financial services environment in New Zealand.

Financial services regulatory, compliance and advice processes

Detailed learning around the financial services regulatory compliance and advice process environment in New Zealand.

Products, services and customers within a financial services context

Learning the skills and knowledge to match financial sector’s products, services to customer requirements.

New Zealand banking industry

Detailed knowledge of banking sector, the products and services; and the ability to apply a professional advice process within predetermined guidelines when interacting with customers.

Key dates

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

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.