New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, this programme is now free^. For terms and conditions, more information, and other programmes covered by this scheme, click here.
Due to high demand, we recommend applying early for our October 2021 and February 2022 intakes.
More qualified graduates are needed to fill well-paid roles in Information Technology (IT).
This qualification will provide you with key skills in IT, including:
- Computer hardware
- Operating systems and applications (apps)
- Software development
- Web development
- User experience
- Interface design.
This combination of technical and core skills will prepare you for a range of jobs in IT technical support. Or you can progress to further studies, such as the New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5).
Important notice for students intending to enrol into this programme as a full-time student, starting in October 2021
You will be able to study full-time (two courses) if you start this programme in October 2021. In 2022 we will be moving to semesters#, so in order to complete your last two courses you will only be able to enrol as a part-time student.
#Subject to NZQA approval.
Download the programme guide
February, July 2022#
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
Full-time for 16 teaching weeks, part-time available.
|International fees||NZD$11,500 (approx.)|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Certificate
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.
^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners/ 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.