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The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have attained a range of professional and technical skills in a specialist area within Information Technology support. It will prepare people for employment as either a systems administrator or desktop analyst in a support environment, or to proceed to further study. This qualification builds on the common core of Level 6 skills, and generalize skills developed at Level 5, or equivalent relevant experience.
- Network Services
- Active Directory Services
- Infrastructure Virtualisation
- Applied Communications problems
- Business skills
Graduates will be capable of carrying out systems administration and providing related advice and support, using skills that will be internationally relevant. They will also be able to operate within an organization with appropriate professional standards and practice, both independently and as part of a team.
This qualification provides a pathway to further specialization through industry specific training, attempt industry certifications at the appropriate level and area of specialty. Other possible pathways include degree qualifications.
- Be at least 18 years of age
- IELTS level 6.0 (Academic) with no band less than 5.5, or the equivalent level of English
- New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)