Gain intermediate-level skills using a range of common digital tools and technologies to produce and process information. You'll gain lots of hands-on experience using different functions of various digital devices to create, access, organise, present and store information.
You'll also learn how to create solutions to meet specific requirements and how to fix common hardware and software problems.
If you're keen to further your studies in IT, check out our IT Study Pathways Diagram to see what your IT study journey can look like.
This course is offered fully online via TANZ eCampus.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3)
|Next intake||Flexible (TANZ eCampus) View more details|
10 weeks part-time
There are 6 topics in total to complete the course. Each topic takes 10 weeks to complete. You can choose to study more than one topic at a time.
Offered online or partly online
|Indicative Fees||$2,974 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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- office administration
- data entry
Topics you'll cover
- Workstation Essentials
- Communication in Practice
- Essential Computing Skills
- Design Basics
|Indicative Fees *||$2,974 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
Note eTANZ online study option is $263 total cost of qualification.
Help with fees
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There are two ways you can take advantage of free fees. One is through Toi Ohomai’s range of free courses. These are separate to the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative so you don’t need to check your eligibility in relation to fees – simply apply in the normal way and we’ll take it from there.
The other is through the government’s ‘fees free’ initiative: If you’re starting tertiary study for the first time you might be eligible for a year’s worth of free fees. Find out more in our FAQ about the government’s fees free initiative.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
You are expected to hold:
- the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (User Fundamentals) (Level 2), OR
- have equivalent knowledge, skills and experience
You’ll be invited to an information meeting prior to Toi Ohomai offering you a place. This is your opportunity to find out more about the course content and to make sure you're on the most appropriate course for your career aspirations and current level of experience.
For courses at levels 1-3, domestic and international students will be required to:
Provide evidence of ability to complete academic requirements.
English language requirements
Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
- 10 weeks part-time
- There are 6 topics in total to complete the course. Each topic takes 10 weeks to complete. You can choose to study more than one topic at a time.
- Offered online or partly online
Further Study Options
Courses Offered at Toi Ohomai
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
Other courses at Level 6 or above