Information Technology

Programmes

NZ Diploma in Web Development and Design (1 Year)

Level 5

This is a one-year Level 5 Diploma and stands as the first year of our two-year Level 6 Software Development Diploma. The programme takes you from determining client needs to choosing a CMS, utilising databases, designing the user experience and configuring a website.

NZ Diploma in Software Development (2 Year)

Level 6

This 'Full Stack' Software Diploma begins with the Diploma in Web Developmentthen focuses on Software Development during the second year and covers object orientated programming, data structures, mobile app development, software testing and security, and project management.

BizTech

Level 3

BizTech is a FREE 20-week Computer Course for Youth Guarantee eligible students. Students will learn aspects of business administration in a fun and supportive environment, earning credits towards their NCEA levels.

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

Level 3

This FREE 20 week certificate covers computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, and includes business report writing, communication skills and creating business documents. The course is run through a combination of classroom tutorials and working through a series of workbooks.


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Information Technology

Absolutely. All of our qualifications are accredited and approved through the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) and are internationally recognised.

We have two values that we use to guide our decisions:

God Honouring (He whakahonore i te Atua) 

  • Ministry - wherever, whenever be like Jesus
  • Integrity - be true to our word, and do what is morally right
  • Stewardship - future focussed, managing and investing wisely

Client Focussed (He manaaki i te tangata)

  • Service - serve, respect and value our clients
  • Innovation - constant improvement
  • Excellence - excel in all that we do

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.

Some students may wish to exit after completing the first year of the 2 year New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6), and gain the New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5). In order to gain full-stack development skills, we would strongly encourage you to complete both years of the New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6) qualification. The reason we encourage this 2 year journey of study is because the job prospects for Software Developers is greater than Web Developers. According to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (http://occupationoutlook.mbie.govt.nz/manufacturing-and-technology/software-developers/), Software Developers are in higher demand than web developers.

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