NZ Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)

Please note this programme is on hold for 2024. Register your interest for 2025 by clicking on the Enquire now button.

Study Options

Full-time, Part-time


1 year


Level 5

IT Qualifications are in high demand

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with graduates who have attained sufficient Information Systems (IS) skills to proceed to further tertiary study, or gain employment in an entry level Information Systems role.


PLEASE NOTE: This programme is on hold for 2024.  Register your interest for 2025 by contacting Amandeep Kaur, Programme Administrator, on 06 830 1203 or


This qualification is designed for those who need a broad, generalist understanding of Information Systems (IS), equipping you with the soft skills and applied technical skills and knowledge to meet the needs of a range of entry-level IS roles.

As a graduate you will be capable of operating within applicable professional standards and practice, both independently or as part of a team, under broad supervision.

Organisations and communities will benefit by having qualified IS professionals able to contribute to Information Systems operations and development in Aotearoa New Zealand, using skills and knowledge that are internationally relevant.

Subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • UX and UI Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Data Concepts
  • Agile Projects
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Website Development
  • Computer Systems Architecture
  • IT Concepts and Tools

You’re welcome to make an appointment to discuss your study options with our staff either in person or by phone and you can also arrange a visit to view our facilities.

Your future career and study opportunities

As a graduate of this qualification you will have the skills and knowledge to work in the IT industry in a range of entry level roles. The scope of the qualification outcomes matches requirements for IT support roles at Tier 1.

This qualification can lead to positions in general business requiring broad knowledge of hardware, software and IS. However, the main purpose of the programme is to provide you with a platform for more advanced study in IT.

Your study pathway could progress onto: Bachelor of Computing Systems.


PLEASE NOTE: This programme is on hold for 2024.  Register your interest for 2025 by contacting Amandeep Kaur, Programme Administrator, on 06 830 1203 or


Entry requirements

Entry with credit

Academic learning services

Academic Learning Services is here to assist you on your journey towards the successful completion of your studies at EIT | Te Pūkenga. 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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EIT | Te Pūkenga offers a variety of scholarships across various subjects and programme levels.  Some scholarships are based on your age, some are specific to the subject you want to study.  Not all scholarships are based on your academic ability and anyone wanting to study should investigate what scholarships are available to them.  

You can find a list of EIT | Te Pūkenga scholarships here however there are many more scholarships offered nationally.  Information about these is on an database called “givME”. givME is accessible at EIT | Te Pūkenga or at some public libraries. If you would like to come to EIT | Te Pūkenga to look through the giveME database don’t hesitate to contact or call in for a chat.