You can get technical with IT
Working in IT requires a technical understanding of computer hardware. The usual answer of “have you tried turning it off and on” will not be your go to any longer! You will be able to apply your newly acquired IT skills in computer hardware and software to fix problems, suggest improvements and set up and install new systems. Download course brochure.
Study for FREE!
All learners can study this programme fees-free through the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund.
You don’t need to apply to access the fund – just enrol before 31 December 2022 and we will take care of the rest. This doesn’t impact on your ability to use the Government’s Fees Free scheme for further study (as long as you meet the eligibility criteria).
Additional costs such as course equipment and materials are not included.
Benefits to you
Learn how to install and get set up
Gain the knowhow to install and configure a new operating system with confidence. You will be able to connect necessary devices; access internet based services and apply basic networking and security systems.
Learn how it all fits together
Learn how to assemble and disassemble standard computer hardware components.
- Level: 4
- Credit: 15
- Course fee: $171.15 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Study for free! All learners can study this programme fees-free through the Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund.
- Duration: 10 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 10 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 10 weeks 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 advisors for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
You will need a computer that has access to the Windows environment to successfully complete two courses in this programme. Please be aware that if you are using a Apple Mac computer there will be issues in completing this qualification. If you have any questions on this, please contact us.
The first course in the programme (Technical IT Skills) has very specific requirements as you will physically disassemble and reassemble a second computer in this course.
Please download the full list of specifications, which has information about the second computer you will need, before applying to study this qualification.
You will need to send evidence that you have a second computer by the end of the first week of the course, or you will be transferred to a later start date.
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 will receive a certificate or diploma from the institution in which they enrolled, and if offered, may receive it at the institute’s graduation ceremony.