Jul 19 - Nov 19, 2021
Full-time / Part-time Evening
Study online and for FREE.
Stay ahead of change and set yourself up for a career with a future with this short, sharp and fee free Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support.
You’ll be kicking off a Tech career in an industry that is growing and needs more skilled workers.
The great all-rounder
In just 16 weeks, you’ll learn the practical skills and technical smarts you need to understand networking, operating systems, hardware and scripting. Studying this will set you up to land a job in entry level I.T. support, or progress into our Bachelor of Software Engineering where you can major in Cloud, Cyber Security, Game Dev or A.I
Learners receive guidance from our team of experienced lecturers in a practical learning environment.
Scripting for systems administrators
Identifying, using and connecting hardware components and devices including troubleshooting and maintenance. Troubleshoot PC and mobile device issues including application security support. Install and configure laptops and other mobile devices. Follow best practices for safety, environmental impacts, and communication and professionalism.
Install and support Windows Operating Systems including command line & client support. Understand Mac, Linux and Mobile Operating Systems.
Introduction to networking
Troubleshoot device Explain types of networks and connections including TCP/IP, WIFI and SOHO. Compare & contrast cloud computing concepts & setup client-side virtualization and network issues.
HWiNFO, CPU-Z, Microsoft Office, Windows 10 (base machine), PC Building Simulator, All Microsoft operating systems, Linux operating system, Microsoft web expression, etc.
To run the software required for this course you need to meet the below minimum systems requirements :
OS: Windows 7 or Higher
Processor: intel Core i5-2500K or AMD Athlon X4 740
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 (2048 MB) or Radeon R9 285 (2048 MB) – Integrated GPUs may work but are not supported
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Storage: 7GB available space
Sound Card: DirectX compatible
$3,365.90 + $170 Student Services Levy
Course related costs = $430
You will also need to purchase a PC Building Simulator which costs approximately $25
*You can study this Fees Free under the government’s new Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund initiative. All domestic students are eligible for fees free regardless of prior study i.e.: it can be used after First Year Fees Free.
WHAT DOES IT COVER?
$6,500 + $850 course fee + $369 course related costs
**Unable to study our online option due to visa requirements.
There are no mandatory prerequisites to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements for this qualification, however its recommended that students have 48 NCEA Level 2 credits in the best four subjects or Level 3 or suitable industry/ computing experience. Applicants without NCEA Level 2 and Level 3 qualifications, you may be interviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.
If an applicant's first language is not English, they must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 5.5.
International students need to be at least 18 years old.
After graduating from this course you can either seek entry-level employment in the IT industry or advance your skills by joining our Bachelor in Software Engineering.
With additional practical experience, graduates can sit the following exam: CompTIA A+ (220-1001 and 220-1002)
NZ$93.5K (Auckland median IT base salary). Entry-level salaries range from NZ$46–65K.
Graduates can apply for jobs as a Field Service Technician, Service Desk Analyst, IT Support Technician, Helpdesk Representative, System Support Technician/Specialist or Desktop Support Administrator.
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.
Our friendly course advisors can help with everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.