Diploma in Computing Level 6 is recognised and approved by the New Zealand Qualiﬁcations Authority, and gives students advanced standing into the global IT workforce or a degree level programme in New Zealand.
Covering an in-depth understanding of the fundamental concepts and principles of computer hardware, software development, networks and IT helpdesk operations. Students gain hands-on skills to develop software systems and network maintenance for a rewarding career in network and database development and administration.
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Diploma in Computing Level 6 Course Brief
- Database design and administration
- Project management
- Network installation and administration
- Networking project
- Communication skills
The programme is delivered by industry-qualiﬁed teaching staff through lectures, tutorials, and practical assignments.
Course fees apply. If eligible, NZ students can apply for Studylink Student loan and allowance to assist while studying.
Course fees are separate for Level 5 and Level 6. However if this is your 2nd year of FutureCOL study you may be eligible for a L6 fee scholarship if progressing on from Level 5.
Studying at Level 6 opens up even more opportunity for a rewarding career in network and database development and administration. This advances skills to enable students to administer and maintain network systems. Great platform when combined with the Level 5 computer hardware/ software.
On successful completion of this qualiﬁcation the student is prepared for the following career opportunities in the IT industry:
- Network administrator
- Database administrator
- Technical support (hardware, networking and software)
- Project manager
This is a NZ nationally and internationally recognised NZQA qualifications.
- National Diploma in Computing Level 6 (Year 2)
One academic year– 40 weeks study duration