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New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) - Gore

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

2020 Semester 1: 24 February to 03 July

2020 Semester 2: 20 July to 03 December

Duration:

18 weeks full-time

Location: Gore
Credits: 60

The programme has been designed around a simulated real-life business entity. Students will become part of the organisation and play active roles in the businesses daily activities.

Graduates will have gained a real understanding of how a business operates and the confidence to apply for administration opportunities.

29024 Provide business administration support using business technology
29025 Obtain, communicate, and reproduce business information using business technology
29026 Process data to produce information for business purposes
29027 Produce business documents using software applications

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2020 direct material costs to be $245

International Fees can be found here.

Graduates will be qualified to enter a variety of occupations in office management, secretarial, word processing, computing and clerical positions.

School Leavers

  • 10 credits at NCEA Level 2 in both literacy and numeracy
  • Other desirable skills include computing, communication and customer service skills
  • Four years’ secondary education

Mature Applicants

Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at Level 2 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the related sector for one or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one’s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.

English Language Requirements

Applicants, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having achieved one of the following

NCEA Level 3 with University Entrance, or

an International Baccalaureate Diploma or Cambridge A- level qualification for which the teaching and assessment was conducted in English; or

Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA),or Trinity College London Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL);or

Successful completion of all primary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand primary school years 1 to 8) and at least three years of secondary education (being the equivalent of three years from New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand,,Australia,Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States one of the countries listed in Rule 18.5 where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of at least five years of secondary education (being the equivalent of New Zealand secondary school years 9 to 13) at schools in either New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States where the student was taught using English as the language of instruction; or

Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor Honours degree, Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, Masters' Degree or Doctoral Degree, the language of instruction of which must be in English and which must be from a tertiary education provider from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, South Africa, the United Kingdom or the United States or

Successful completion of one of the following internationally recognised proficiency tests listed below to the level required of the programme of study and with all scores achieved in a single test during the two years preceding the proposed date of enrolment


IELTS test - General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill.
OET - Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
NZCEL - a) Expiring Level b) Current: a) Level 3 (General) or (Workplace) b) Level 3 (General)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36
Language Cert - B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than PASS in each skill
Trinity ISE - ISE I with no less than distinction in any band

* New versions of some NZCEL qualifications, and in some cases new qualifications, were published on 13 June 2017. These are intended to replace pre-existing versions and qualifications, which have been given expiring status until discontinued on 31 December 2019. (a) denotes expiring (b) denotes current

To satisfactorily complete New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • Achieved all of the graduate profile outcomes showing competence to a minimum of 60 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3).
  • Completed required practical and theoretical course work and assignments.
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) full-time over 18 tutorial weeks.

(Please note; students failing to attend for 80% of timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement)

Classes are held Monday to Thursday, 9.00am-3.00pm at SIT's Gore campus. The programme timetable will be confirmed at the start of the course.

Recess : Finish Thursday 12 April and start again Monday 30 April.

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