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New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5) - Queenstown

Qualification: Diploma
Level: 5
Dates:

Intake 2: 3 June 2019 to 13 March 2020

2020

23 March 2020 to 12 March 2021

Duration:

One year full-time

Location: Queenstown
Credits: 120

Technical skills

  • Determine client requirements, prepare and present solution(s) which meet client requirements
  • Write scripts appropriate to implement and customise a solution package using frameworks and libraries
  • Design and implement interfaces to enhance user experience and functionality
  • Select, install and configure appropriate plug-in modules to supplement functionality to meet organisational requirements
  • Test functionality and usability to meet client requirements
  • Implement, configure, and publish tested web solutions to meet client requirements

Core IT skills

  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role
  • Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional
  • Apply the fundamentals of information systems concepts and practice to support and enhance organisational processes and systems
  • Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements

ITC 501 Information Technology Operations
The learner will apply essential knowledge and concepts of computer hardware, operating systems, applications and networks.

ITC 502 Fundamentals of Programming and Problem Solving
Apply the principles of software development to create simple working applications

ITC 503 Professional Practice
To provide students with the knowledge to apply professional, legal and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner, and apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills relevant to IT roles.

ITC 504 Enterprise
To assist students to demonstrate understanding of the development of effective IT solutions for enterprise.

ITC 509 Web Application Implementation
To provide students with the skills to select and use appropriate development methodologies, develop user interfaces using software development standards, create scripted components to given specifications, and install and configure frameworks and applications.

ITC 510 Interface Analysis and Design
To provide students with the skills to analyse and evaluate client requirements, design user interfaces, and select appropriate web technology framework.

ITC 511 Application, Testing and Maintenance
To provide students with the skills to publish a web application, and produce user documentation and training material.

ITC512 Special Topic
The aim of the special project is to allow the student to complete the development process on a web application using a standard platform, eg CMS.

The solution should be published in a live environment, and be compliant with a given set of requirements.

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • 2020 direct material costs $505

International Fees can be found here.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who are able to customise packaged web solutions, or proceed to further study in Information Technology (IT).

The qualification is designed for those seeking to develop and apply skills in the concept and execution of web development and interface design.

Graduates will be capable of operating within the applicable professional standards and practice, both independently and collaboratively as part of a team under broad supervision, with skills that are internationally relevant.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT professionals who can design and develop websites in all sectors of the economy and society.

School Leavers

All applicants should be over the age of 16 years and have achieved one of the following:

EITHER

NCEA Level 2 - 60 credits at Level 2 or above, preferably with subjects in english, mathematics and science, as well as a minimum of five credits in digital technologies and design subjects, plus 20 credits from any level. In addition, the literacy and numeracy requirements for NCEA Level 1 must be met as follows:

Literacy requirement
Minimum of 10 credits through either specified assessment standards - available through a range of subjects and English for Academic Purposes unit standards 22750 and 22751, or unit standards - package of three literacy unit standards (26622,26624, 26625 all three required).

Numeracy requirement
Minimum of 10 credits through either achievement standards - specified assessment standards available through a range of subjects, or unit standards - package of three numeracy unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627 (all three required).

AND/OR


Successful completion of one of the following, or equivalent programme of study, knowledge, skills and experience:

  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User) (Level 4) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) 
  • New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5) 

Language Requirements

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, 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

 

Certificate of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), or

 

Successful completion of a Bachelors’ 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 preceding two years:

  • IELTS test - Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 550 (with an essay score of 5 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 46 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Cambridge English Examination - B2 First or B2 First for schools with a score of 162.  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 4 (General) or (Workplace), b) Level 4 (General) or (Employment)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PTE (Academic) score of 42 with no band score lower than 36
  • Language Cert - B2 Communicator IESOL (LRWS) with HIGH PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE - ISE II with no less than merit in any band

 

Completion of all primary education and at least three years secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction, or

 

Completion of five years of secondary education at schools with English as the language of instruction.   

 

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  • Have successfully completed a Bachelors’ 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
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA, or
  • Have achieved the required score and with all scores achieved in a single test in one of the internationally recognised English Proficiency tests (specified above) within the preceding two years

For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme, and be eligible for award of the qualification, New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design (Level 5), they must have successfully met all assessment requirements and successfully completed all eight 15 credit papers, in accordance with the programme schedule for this programme. This amounts to successful programme completion of 120 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for this programme.

Please note that students failing to attend 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit zero fees entitlement.

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