Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support

From the YOOBEE SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY

  • CAMPUSES:

    START DATES:

  • Auckland Queen Street

    Jul 22 - Nov 22, 2019

    • Credits:

      60

    • Method:

      Full-time

    16

    weeks

    5

    NQZA

The only thing certain in today’s workplace is change. 

Stay ahead of change and set yourself up for a career with a future with this short, sharp Certificate in IT and Client Support.

The great all-rounder

In just 16 weeks, you’ll learn the practical skills and technical smarts you need to land a job in the fast-growing and lucrative IT sector. From networking and operating systems to hardware and scripting, this NZQA-accredited programme is your gateway to the IT world – and a career that will take you places.

What you'll learn:

  • The fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration
  • Troubleshooting PCs and related hardware
  • Basic networking and scripting
  • Installing/configuring operating systems

Learners receive guidance from our team of experienced lecturers in a hands-on, practical learning environment.

International qualifications

This programme prepares students to sit the following international exam: CompTIA A+


What you'll learn

Scripting for systems administrators

Develop a basic understanding of software languages HTML, CSS and JavaScript, along with programme development skills.

Hardware

Get familiar with different PC components and form factors, and gain skills in installation and troubleshooting.

Operating systems

Gain the knowledge and skills to install, maintain and troubleshoot operating systems and configurations, and issues and problems.

Introduction to networking

Get an introduction to the fundamental theories and concepts supporting the practical construction of network solutions.

What you should know

Software

HWiNFO, CPU-Z, Microsoft Office, Windows 10 (base machine), All Microsoft operating systems, Linux operating system, Microsoft web expression, etc.

Equipment

DMM (digital multimeter), ESD mat, PC maintenance tool kit, crimping tool, switched mode power supply (SMPS) tester, IP cleaner, safety equipment, access point, broadband router, LAN switch, computer with required software and inbuilt utilities

Fees

Domestic students

$3,264 + $170 Student Services Levy

(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)

International students

$6,500 + $750 course fee

Entry Requirements

Applicants require 48 NCEA Level 2 credits in best four subjects, or completion of an appropriate qualification at an NCEA Level 3 equivalent, or suitable industry/ computing experience.

If applicants cannot meet these requirements, they may be interviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.

After graduating from this course, join our Diploma in Networking programme, then progress on to the Diploma in Cloud Technology and build your career in one of the best-paid jobs in the world. Keep upskilling and adapting in this booming sector, and your potential earnings could be eye-watering.

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Qualifications are issued by Yoobee Colleges. Yoobee Colleges is a Category 1 Provider, the highest rating a school can be awarded by the Government.


Term dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. Yoobee Colleges reserves the right to modify schedules to make sure the College runs well and student are offered the best learning experience.

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