Our fees-free 20 week New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) or 'NZBAT', is the perfect way to retrain for modern office systems. It is designed for those wanting to run the admin side of their own business, work in an administration role, or upskill.
This hands-on programme will help you grow your knowledge, understanding and skills using the Microsoft Office Suite. While covering computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, it includes business report writing, communication skills and creating business documents.
This course uses a combination of classroom tutorials and ‘step-by-step’ handbooks, to ensure each part of the course remains highly practical and relevant to what employers expect from their administration staff.
Hours of tuition can be flexible based on your lifestyle, but some daytime classes are required, and evening classes may be available.
Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you
enquire or apply.
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)
Our Business Technology programme does not require you to bring your own device (BYOD) for study at Vision College. However, if you would like to bring your own, below are the minimum specifications required for this course, anything less than this will not open the programmes required.
Windows 10 Operating System (from January 2020 any Windows version less than 10 will not be able to connect to the ATC New Zealand wireless network)
4GB of memory
320GB+ Hard Drive or 128GB+ Solid State Drive
Across our programmes we use Microsoft Windows based applications.
Personal assistants provide administrative, secretarial, and general support to senior managers. They may also be responsible for budgets and financial planning.
Administration officers perform a range of administrative tasks to ensure an organisation runs efficiently.
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.
This certificate is designed for students with a basic understanding of computers and Microsoft Word. Your level of skill will be observed in the application process to make sure you will be able to succeed. As this is a Level 3 course, it is not recommended for beginners.
You are required to be in class at least 16 hours a week, with a further 16 hours of work completed outside of class times.
Inquire with your local campus for their class times.
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.
We strongly recommend that you bring your own device. Bringing your own device allows you to continue to work when you are away from the college, on the projects and self-directed aspects related to the course. If bringing your own device is problematic let us know before you start, and we'll see what we can arrange for you in terms of providing a desktop PC.