You can be an admin guru!
The administration team is often the oil that ensures the smooth running of a business or organisation. It takes systems knowledge and expertise to provide great service to the rest of the team and increase productivity. A New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) level 3 will give you the knowledge to help take your career to the next level. Download qualification guide.
Who is this for?
If you want to kick start your administrative career or you want to formalise your existing skills then this qualification is for you.
- Level: 3
- Credit: 60
- Qualification fee: $685.76 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: Part time: 40 weeks | Full time: 20 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: Part time: 15 | Full time: 30
To complete the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) you are required to complete the following courses:
If an individual course is of interest – it is possible to complete a course and not a full qualification. To find out the best study pathway for you, speak with one of our Sales and Learner Service Coordinators today – call 0800 328 269 or complete the form at the bottom of this page.
Benefits to you
You will become an efficient administrator
The administration team can be crucial in ensuring the smooth running of an office or organisation. You help solve problems before others know they exist and you keep the wheels turning. You will learn how to identify and develop solutions to common problems within the administrative function of an entity, ensuring reduced down time for the team and smooth systems.
You will help manage compliance
Every business or organisation has rules that have been put in place to make sure that the entity operates smoothly and in compliance with rules and regulations. This course will help you to understand those issues and make sure that you know how to put systems in place that ensure compliance.
Understand how to communicate clearly
Clear communication is essential in a team environment – whether you are ensuring the roll out of smooth systems, handling customer enquiries or dealing with senior managers. With a qualification in administration and technology you will learn the skills required to ensure you communicate confidently and effectively.
Learn about document presentation
To be a key member of the administration team you need to know about document management. Learn about the correct format to use for a variety of documentation and how to ensure you present a quality end product that hits the mark.
How will I learn?
You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle – there is no need to be a full-time student while studying with eCampus NZ. You can work and learn. All study is completely online – with supportive facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.
How long will it take?
This qualification is made up of three courses. Two courses are delivered over 10 weeks, and one course is delivered over 20 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete one of the courses successfully in required timeframe you must be prepared to devote approximately 15 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our Sales and Learner Service Coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
Career and study pathways
Career opportunities could open up as a result of completing a Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 3. Roles could include General Administrator, Data Entry Operator, Junior Personal Assistant, Receptionist, Customer Service, and more.
If you wish to undertake further study towards other business qualifications, view our business qualification pathways flowchart, to find your next step.
If English is not your first language, you must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (academic) of 5.0 (with no band score less than 5.0), from one test taken in the preceding two years.
Please be aware that some of the learning resources within the courses of this qualification have been specifically designed for a Windows environment. If you are a MAC user, please advise your course facilitator who can show you how to access alternate resources to ensure that you are not disadvantaged whilst studying.
Student loans and allowances
If you want to study as a full-time student you must enrol in more than one course in a qualification at a time. Please refer to Studylink definition of a full-time student – https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.