Study online for FREE*
Study Information Technology Essentials online
Make it happen in 2021
Now you can study online for free through the
Targeted Training & Apprenticeship Fund
Take the first step in your IT career for FREE*!
The New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) will provide the starting point for you to explore a career in Information Technology.
You will gain a broad range of computing skills including hardware, operating systems, information systems, and software design and development.
Best of all, the qualification is FREE* thanks to the Targeted Training & Apprenticeship Fund.
Have a Question?
Need more information? Explore our Frequently Asked Questions below.
Am I eligible to study for free?
To qualify for this offer you must:
- Be a domestic learner.
- Live in the New Zealand.
- Enrol in the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4)
Is the qualification completely free?
Due to the practical nature of this qualification, you will need to have additional computing equipment that meets the technical requirements. These additional expenses are not covered by this TTAF initiative
Please download the full list of specifications before applying to study this qualification.
What is the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund?
Designed to help New Zealand grow post-Covid, the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund means a range of industry-specific courses are fees-free until 31th December 2022.
Is the qualification recognised?
Our qualifications are industry recognised, NZQA accredited and internationally accepted.
Can I study full time or part time?
Part-time study, which involves completing one course at a time, works best for most learners. This requires a time commitment of about 15 hours each week.
If you choose to study full-time, you will work on two courses at the same time. This will increase the time commitment to 30 hours of study each week.
How will I be supported?
eCampus NZ provides a supportive learning environment. You have access to your own student advisor, a dedicated course facilitator, resources on the eCampus NZ portal, the Smarthinking tutoring service and support services provided by your enrolling Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP).
You’ll find detailed information about the many support services available to you on our Student Support page.
Want to learn more?
Enquire today and one of our Sales and Learner Service Coordinators will be in touch.
To complete the New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) you are required to complete the following courses:
- Software Design and Development
- Information Management
- Media Design and Development
- Technical IT Skills
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.
Invest in your future self!
Now is your time. Make it happen.