Welcome to Techtorium NZIIT

Creating IT professionals through excellence in education.

IT Qualifications | IT Certifications | Computer Training

NZQA Category 1 Provider

Since 2004, Techtorium (with the help of our industry partners) has inspired ‘kiwis’ to join the ICT industry, and for this reason, we have gained the Category 1 Provider status in recognition of our successful course completions. Our new open-plan floor layout allows our students to grow in a modern and ‘free’ learning environment that promotes critical thinking for advanced learning. What’s more, each of our students are carefully monitored by our industry trainers to ensure consistent learning outcomes across the level as well as leading those student into appropriate roles in the industry. Our team of Employment Pathways Managers are the students “walking CV’s” and are working closely with some of New Zealand’s most innovative IT companies to ensure Techtorium students are first in cue for entry-level roles.

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As a NZQA Category 1 training provider, we’re recognised as being the best in the business.

Message from the Principle Advisor:

Deciding on what direction to guide your career is both exciting and challenging. We spend a lot of time at work in our lifetimes – so it’s important for you to make well informed decisions about how to spend your time and money in this phase of your career as a student. Tertiary education is an investment, not only for yourself, but for your family. It is an investment that will allow you to grow you as a person and change the way you think. It is an investment that will present opportunities to you for the rest of your working career.

Globally, the Information Technology industry is expanding so rapidly that it is becoming increasingly difficult for IT employers to find appropriately trained employees to fill the demand – from entry level through to IT Architect roles. This is also the case in New Zealand.

For more than 10 years Techtorium has challenged the way people learn about the digital landscape. In collaboration with our industry advisory group, my team of industry experienced trainers and I have designed practical computer engineering, networking and server courses that offer students a clear pathway into the industry.

Techtorium graduates have a critical understanding of IT and only receive their diploma when I am fully satisfied that they have the skills and attributes to hit the ground running in their first positions in this exciting industry.

For those of you who have enrolled at Techtorium; I would like to welcome you to the first step in your IT career and wish you all the best for you studies. We are behind you all the way so know that your success is our success. For those who are considering a tertiary education at Techtorium, this prospectus should serve as a guide, assisting you in making the right career decision about where, what, and how to focus your career in this exciting industry.

Patrick Dowling
Principle Advisor / Founder – Techtorium

OUR TEAM

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Patrick comes from an extensive career in IT. Having worked for some of New Zealand’s leading companies including Telecom/Spark, GENi, and Air New Zealand – Patrick brings a wealth of real-world experience.

Patrick Dowling

Principle Advisor
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Charlotte will be here to assist you and your students in creating clear, vocational pathways from secondary school to Techtorium and beyond.

Charlotte Murray

Secondary Pathways Manager
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Jeet is passionate about teaching and has gained the experience of IT industry for almost 5 years she has been teaching in NZ.

Jeet Kaur

Computer Engineering Trainer
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Enjoy new life style with cloud technologies. Love learning. Love teaching.

Wei Liang

Cloud Management Trainer
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As CEO Jan is part of the strategic planning team and is primarily responsible for the statutory and operational aspects of Techtorium. Jan comes from an extensive teaching background and believes that no one should be left behind.

Jan Hutchinson

Senior Director
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Lyall works closely with our Secondary school students. His passion, humour, and give-it-a-go attitude make him a valued staff member; but also a fantastic mentor and trainer to the students.

Lyall Johnson

Computer Engineering Trainer
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I am making sure that all devices are running smoothly and I am also property manager for Levels 3,4 and 5.

Benedict Yaw

Senior Systems Administrator
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Margarita Germanova

Operations
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Rohan is our newly appointed Principal responsible for working with and guiding trainers at all levels as well as writing and updating Techtorium programmes of study in line with industry requirements.

Rohan Sood

Principal
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Poonam is responsible for managing student services, enrolment processing and record management. She works closely with the Trainer to keep an eye on student attendance.

Poonam Deo

Academic Registrar
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As an IT specialist and an engineer, I am keen to pass my knowledge and experience to who are seeking bright start in IT industry. I am working with my team here to make our students dream come true.

Allan Jiang

Computer Engineering Trainer
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Sam Hutchinson is responsible for overseeing the Marketing Strategy and also offers career guidance to Techtorium graduates, leading them into full-time and part-time employment.

Sam Hutchinson

Marketing & Pathways Manager
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I teach the Level 5 PC Support Diploma here at Techtorium; great people to work with and awesome students to teach. I love working in IT, building networks and making IT happen.

Dick Cook

Computer Engineering Trainer
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I teach the Level 5 Diploma course and I love our modern learning environment and watching our students evolve and succeed in IT

Danielle Natana

Computer Engineering Trainer

WHAT WE DO

Creating IT Professionals through excellence in education

96% Into employment

Here at Techtorium, we’ve focused on getting grads’ jobs. You’ll have access to a small team of Employment Pathways Managers who will help put your CV at the top of the list.

100% Course Completion

We have the highest course completion rate measured by the NZQA. What does this mean? Well, the chances of you actually getting to the end of the course are nearly 100%.

NZQA CATEGORY 1 PROVIDER

Every 2 years the NZQA places a measure on how good we are. Since 2011, we’ve been awarded Category 1 status, which means we’re the highest performing provider in NZ.

The best trainers in NZ

We’ve worked hard to offer a complete product to our learners, and that’s why we have the best IT / Compute trainers in New Zealand.

Our industry reputation

In ICT, reputation is everything. Our Employment Partners trust the skills, knowledge, and motivation that comes with every Techtorium graduate.

Our unique modern learning environment

Modern learning initiates critical thinking. It helps the trainers deliver meaningful information across larger groups whilst still maintaining a high quality of understanding whilst reflecting what is actually happening within the New Zealand IT industry.