Digital technologies

Goodbye fees, study digital technologies for free.

As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study three of our digital technologies programmes for free^. 

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With skills in Information Technology (IT), you can play a big part in the success of industries that not only drive the modern world, but can also completely change how it works.

Our programmes have been developed after working with schools, businesses and the community to include all the components to ensure your success in this field. Our strong industry relationships mean you keep up with the latest advances and techniques that are in demand in the real world.

  • Our certificate and diploma qualifications will provide you with general IT skills.
  • Our bachelor of digital technologies, and graduate diploma options, will further develop and focus your interests and experience into a more specific area. Choose to specialise in networking, software and web development or data analytics.
  • Our postgraduate programmes in applied technologies will take you to the next step in your IT career. Choose to specialise in cyber security or data analytics.

Short courses

Keen to study a stand-alone course?

Whether you are an individual who wants to upskill or a business looking for specialised staff training, this is where you'll find it.

Find out more about shorts courses in digital technologies or drone operations.

Potential jobs and salaries
Job Average Salary>>
Software developers  $60k - $89k per year (with some experience)
$80k - $110k per year (with several years' experience)
Web developers $45k - $77k per year
Test analysts $61k - $130k per year
Systems administrators $50k - $80k per year
Database administrators $71k - $97k per year
Game developers $49k - $60k per year
$60k - $80k per year (with experience)
Business analysts $81k - $104k per year

>>Salary source from: (as at January 2018)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Your work experience or previous tertiary study may count towards achieving your qualification. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) at MIT is designed for those who already have the on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.

With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money, but also help you to complete your qualification faster.

To learn more about what our programmes can offer you, view our available programmes by subject area, or make an appointment to speak with us on 0800 62 62 52 or email


The following programmes are available in this area of study:

Level 7
Level 8
Level 9

^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.