NZ Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) [Level 4]


You probably work in an administration team at the present time and you may be looking for qualifications that will help you take that next step.  The New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) level 4 will give you the skills and confidence to do just that.  You will learn the finer points of delivering great administrative support to your organisation.

If you want to take that next step in your career or you want to formalise your existing skills then this qualification is for you.  You are probably already working in an administrative role and looking for that next challenge.

This programme is fully online and requires approximately 600 learning hours.


Courses commence monthly – please contact the Programme Secretary:

Wendy Nichol
p. 06 8301116 Email


The NZ Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) [Level 4] is an online programme of study requiring the successful completion of four, 15 credit courses. Every course is compulsory. All courses are delivered over 10 weeks. If you want to study full-time you can enrol on more than one course at a time.

What you will learn:

  • Executive Business Administration
  • The Business Workplace
  • Financial and Data Management
  • The Professional Administrator

Career Opportunities & Outcomes

Possible job and career opportunities can include:

  • A sole-charge role in a small business entity
  • Senior receptionist
  • Customer relationship roles
  • Personal assistants and secretaries
  • Lead administrator
  • Front line customer service roles
  • Call or contact centre operators
  • Office support workers
  • Web administrator
  • Service desk coordinator

Study Pathways

Study pathways can include:

  • NZ Certificate in Business specialising in other areas, such as first line management, small business, team leadership or project management [Level 4]
  • NZ Diploma in Business [Level 5]; in which you can specialise in leadership and management, accounting, administration and technology, sales and marketing, human resources or project management
  • Also, could possibly pathway into the Bachelor of Business Studies [Level 7] or Bachelor of Computing Systems [Level 7]


Entry requirements

Academic Learning Services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT. Our aim is for you to become confident, competent and independent learners.

We have dedicated advisors who can assist with your learning.

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