Build your skills to create programs, websites, computers and small networks on this stepping stone to the New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5) or the Bachelor of Information Technology

This six month programme provides students with a basic knowledge of information technology that can provide the basis for later specialisation. Graduates will have a working knowledge of information and communications technology and be competent to sit CompTIA A+ accreditation exams.

Programme Outline

There are four papers compulsory for this programme:

(15 Credits)

Programming Logic 
To introduce students to logic and mathematical theory underpinning computer programming. To introduce students to simple computer programming tasks.


(15 credits)

Digital Media 
To introduce students to interactive media graphic technologies.


(15 credits)

Internet Communications
Introduction to communications and internet fundamentals, the tools used to construct websites containing multimedia components.


(15 credits)

Hardware Fundamentals 
To provide students with the knowledge and skills required to assemble and configure a computer, install operating systems and other software, and other troubleshoot hardware and software problems in a remote technician role. The content of this module is based on Cisco Network Academy IT Essentials course content and is intended to prepare students for CompTIA A+ certification.


Entry Requirements

Certificate in Computing Level 3 or equivalent study/work experience

International students

Proven equivalence to domestic entry requirements and IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0)

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