New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration

The purpose of this qualification is to provide a range of professional and technical skills in a specialist area within Information Technology support. Graduates will be able to demonstrate technical and theoretical knowledge of hardware and software, networks and network administration, internet security & forensics, and windows operating systems. They will also be capable of carrying out systems administration, and providing related advice and support, using skills that will be applicable internationally.

Qualification

New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6) (120 Credits)

Entry Criteria

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must have completed the New Zealand qualification standard NCEA level 2 equivalent in their home country. Subjects must have included English, Reading, Writing and Maths. Applicants must have at least a level 5 qualification in Information Technology or similar qualification.

All applicants will be required to complete an enrolment form and may be interviewed in person or via telephone or skype to evaluate their suitability for the programme.

Applicants who have English as a second language must have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0 with no individual band score lower than 5.5 in a single test event (or equivalent).

Programme content

The content of the programme consists of eight modules that include: How to implement a range of technologies for systems & network services, automated system and application software deployment, data storage, server based virtualisation infrastructure, how to analyse organisational requirements, implement a solution and administer infrastructure for remote network access, applying project management tools and techniques to an IT related project, and IT service management and change management processes.

BYOD – students are required to bring their own device. Please check the specifications required during enrolment.

Future Study Pathways

This qualification provides a pathway to further specialisation through industry specific training such as in IT Security or other Diploma or Graduate level qualifications.

Employment Options

Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to gain employment in entry level roles such as IT technician, help desk, tier 1 and 2 desktop support, systems administration, or in application support. Graduates will also have the background to progress into more advanced roles such as senior system administrator or application support analyst roles.

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Modules

 Title
Module 1 Systems and networking services
Module 2Automated system & application software deployment 
Module 3Plan, implement & manage a network
Module 4Directory services 
Module 5Data storage, information management & security
Module 6Server based virtualisation infrastructure 
Module 7Administration infrastructure for remote network access 
Module 8IT service management & change management

Domestic Students

Study options

Full-time

Intakes

February, April, July, October 2019

Domestic Student fees

$8,660
Course Costs – $650

Course Duration

40 weeks fulltime

Location

Tauranga

International Students

Study options

Full-time

Intakes

February, April, July, October 2019

International Student fees

Tuition fees – $17,499
Course costs – $650
Registration fee – $299
Travel Insurance – $599

Course Duration

40 weeks fulltime

Location

Tauranga

International Students

Study options

Full-time

Intakes

February, April, July, October 2019

International Student fees

Tuition fees – $17,499
Course costs – $650
Registration fee – $299
Travel Insurance – $599

Course Duration

40 weeks fulltime

Location

Tauranga

Domestic Students

Study options

Full-time

Intakes

February, April, July, October 2019

Domestic Student fees

$8,660
Course Costs – $650

Course Duration

40 weeks fulltime

Location

Tauranga

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