Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support




  • Auckland Queen Street

    Feb 24 - Jun 26, 2020

  • Wellington

    Feb 24 - Jun 19, 2020

  • Auckland Queen Street

    Mar 23 - Sep 18, 2020

  • Rotorua

    Apr 28 - Dec 11, 2020

  • Auckland Queen Street

    Jul 20 - Nov 20, 2020

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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.


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


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


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


Domestic students

$3,329.28 + $170 Student Services Levy

(Eligible for 'fees-free' study)

International students

$6,500 + $850 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.

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.

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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.

*subject to NZQA's approval

Interested in kicking off your career?

Our brochure explores everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.

Evening classes available!

Part-time evening classes start in March and April 2020*