You can master computing skills!
Understanding, using, getting to grips with and mastering digital tools and technology is essential in today’s business world. We need to know how to use that spreadsheet and database, how to apply mobile technology effectively and what’s going on with that website! If you know that upping your game in this space will be good for your career, then this certificate will provide the launch pad. Download qualification brochure.
Who is this for?
This certificate will provide you with the knowledge you need to successfully use a range of common digital tools and technologies. If you want a greater level of confidence working in this space or you want to pursue new career opportunities then the certificate will give you the confidence and skill to move forward with advanced study or that new career path.
- Level: 3
- Credit: 60
- Qualification fee: $269.52 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Upcoming start dates: 1 Aug 2022, 12 Sep 2022, 10 Oct 2022, 14 Nov 2022
- Duration: 60 weeks (part time)
- Indicative hours per week: 10 hours
To complete the NZ Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3), the following courses are available. The Courses are:
- Operating in a Digital Environment
- Spreadsheets and Databases
- Web Fundamentals
- Presenting in a Digital Environment
- Online Etiquette and Ethics
- Going Mobile
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
Master the spreadsheet
Knowing how to develop and complete a spreadsheet and database efficiently is a core skill in a corporate environment. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your skill set in this area and be more productive in this space then the certificate will certainly add value to your CV.
Learn the rules!
There is an online etiquette and you ignore it at your peril. The digital world has opened up so many opportunities and it’s a fast changing world but it’s not a world without barriers or ethics and if you want to be part of it you need to get to grips with the unwritten rules. Learn how these apply to you on this certificate course.
Best practice learnings
You will learn the fundamentals and best practice techniques of web development. How do you use colour, imagery and icons? How do you select fonts and ensure effective architecture? If these questions are keeping you awake at night then this certificate course might just give you peace of mind.
How will I learn?
You can fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle! 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 six courses and can only be studied part-time. You will study one course at a time which will require approximately 15 hours a week study time. All of the available courses are delivered over 10 weeks.
Career and study pathways
On completion of this course you will have intermediate level computing user skills and be ready for an entry level role in a wide range of organisations.
No minimum required
English language requirements where English is not the first language: IELTS 5.0 Academic (no lower than 5.0 in any subtest), or equivalent, in one test taken within the preceding 2 years. (N.B. Learners who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills)
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 eight 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.
In addition to the parchment awarded by your institute, learners who successfully complete this programme will be awarded a digital badge.
Digital badges are electronic versions of paper certificates. They are becoming a popular way to showcase skills and achievements online. You can share your badge to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature. Find out more here.