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Our FREE 20-week New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration & Technology) or 'BizTech' is designed for youth aged from 16-19, and provides students with a foundation in both business and computing.

Students are given the opportunity to grain credits towards NCEA Levels 2 and 3 over the 20 weeks. Taught in the classroom four days per week, this course will give youth an entry into business or IT based careers.

About This Course

Comprehensive use of computers is essential for almost all jobs now. BizTech will give you an extensive grasp of business administration including communication theory, customer service, creating business documents, and advanced use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

We try to stimulate a business environment (while having fun) to get you ready for work in a real office. Learn how to follow task lists with self-directed learning, communicate effectively with others and gain confidence with the Microsoft Office suite.

Upon course completion, graduates can move into jobs in administration, banking, retail, and business roles. Graduates can also pathway onto further study in Business or IT at a University level.

NCEA Level 1 is prefered but not necessarily needed for entry into this course.

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Career Opportunities

Personal Assistant - Kaiāwhina Whaiaro

Personal assistants provide administrative, secretarial, and general support to senior managers. They may also be responsible for budgets and financial planning.

Administration Officer - Āpiha Whakahaere Mahi

Administration officers perform a range of administrative tasks to ensure an organisation runs efficiently.

Contact Centre Worker - Kaimahi Pokapū Whakapā

Contact centre workers answer enquiries and provide or organise help for those who contact them. They may also deal with customer complaints, or sell goods or services.

Upcoming Intakes

Campus Start Date Domestic International *
Hamilton 17 February 2020 $0 Unavailable

Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.
* International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover.

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Key Information

Entry requirements

Minimum requirements
Any minimum or preferred criteria for entry to this qualification.

For students aged 16-19.
NCEA Level 1 is not required, but is preferred.

Duration The minimum amount of time it takes to complete this qualification.

20 weeks

Tuition fees

Total qualification
Youth Guarantee Available Yes
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Student Fees FREE (conditions apply)



Note: All Key Information is the most recent available relating to domestic students. For more detailed information refer to Course Documents.

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BizTech's hours are similar to school! Class runs from 8:45am to 3:30pm Monday to Thursday.

You will need to contact StudyLink for the answer to this. All of our programmes have been approved by the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) and, as such, all New Zealand students that enrol in a programme of study can apply to StudyLink.

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