This programme is ideal if you want to work in office administration and executive support. It gives you the essential skills you’ll need to go straight into work.
Great administrators are at the heart of a well-run office, and this gives you the skills you need to take on the responsibility.
The New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) [Level 3] is a 19 week full-time equivalent programme of study requiring the successful completion of six, 10 credit courses. Every course is compulsory. They are delivered over 19 weeks (which includes two holiday weeks).
You will learn: customer relations, administration and finance, business organisation, business communication, business data solutions and operational essentials.
Career Opportunities & Outcomes
Possible job and career opportunities can include: receptionist, data entry operator, front line customer service roles, call or contact centre operators, secretary, or an office support worker.
Study study pathways can include: NZ Certificate in Business specialising in areas such as administration and technology, accounting support services, first line management, small business, team leadership or project management [Level 4] or the NZ Diploma in Business [Level 5]. Also, could possibly pathway into the Bachelor of Business Studies [Level 7] or Bachelor of Computing Systems [Level 7].
A personal interview may be part of the application process.
Applicants must meet one of the following criteria:
- NCEA Level 1, or
- A NZ Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 1), or
- A qualification at Level 1 or above on the NZQF, with evidence of Literacy and Numeracy abilities equivalent to NCEA (Level 1), or
- Evidence of relevant knowledge and experience, including Literacy and Numeracy abilities equivalent to NCEA (Level 1).
- In the latter two situations the applicant is required to participate in an enrolment interview with the purpose of verifying the evidence.There are no other requirements.
Computer literacy is highly recommended in order to be able to cope with the digital components of the courses. Student guidance and further details are provided in the application and enrolment information.
Academic Learning Services
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