IT courses

IT Courses designed to help pathway you into a career as an IT professional

Here at Techtorium NZIIT, we offer a wide range of IT Courses across the Computer EngineeringComputer Programming, & soon to be Business Analysis pathways. Our vocational, skills-based IT Courses are highly regarded by a number of international IT companies that we can proudly call our Employment Partners. Our IT Courses are robust and offer students a chance to easily transition from secondary school, right through to an entry-level role in the ICT industry. Currently, Techtorium offers four IT Courses that have been created in collaboration with the NZQA and aim to provideyou with the right mix of technical and soft skills required to gain employment as an entry level technician or engineer. If you would like to register your interest for one of these IT Courses, please complete and online application form, alternatively, if you are unsure of what IT Courses would be right for you, please feel free to call us on 0800 529 7523.


New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support (Level 5)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $9,685.00 | Start dates: February, April, July & October | NZQA Approved

Following this one year New Zealand diploma course you will be able to:

  • Assemble, repair & manage network devices
  • Implement Cyber Security fundamentals
  • Troubleshoot networks, configure routers, Wi-Fi and firewalls
  • Apply fundamental customer service skills
  • Use ticketing systems and reporting for Helpdesk Support
  • Automate networks
  • Develop scripts and applications with PowerShell and Visual Studio
  • Implement ITIL based service management
  • Configure virtual networks with Hyper-V

New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration (Level 6)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $9,685.00 | Start dates: February, April, July & October | NZQA Approved

Following this one year New Zealand diploma course you will be able to:

  • Implement networking technologies like Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS), Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) and Group Policy Management (GPM)
  • Install, upgrade and migrate devices in a server based network
  • Deploy server based storage solutions like Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), Storage Pools and Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Apply advanced virtualisation using Microsoft technologies like Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager
  • Implement high availability and failover in networked environments
  • Implement load balancing in networked environments
  • Monitor complex networks
  • Manage advanced domain based environments
  • Implement core and distributed network solutions
  • Apply Systems Administration Practices and Procedures in an enterprise environment

Diploma in Cloud management (Level 7)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $10,000.00 | Start dates: February, April, July & October | NZQA Approved

This NZQA Level 7 Diploma Course is a highly specialised course that aims to qualify students in Cloud & Server Infrastructure. As part of this one year Diploma Course, students will be introduced to:

  • Plan and deploy a server infrastructure
  • Design and deploy a System Centre infrastructure
  • Implement a hybrid cloud infrastructure using System Centre and Microsoft Azure
  • Deploy Office 365 Services
  • Create a SharePoint infrastructure
  • Provide advanced solutions with Microsoft Exchange
  • Implement network infrastructure services
  • Design network access services
  • Design, configure and manage advanced security
  • Design and implement an Active Directory infrastructure (Logical and Physical)
  • Configure data centre process automation
  • Configure and deploy virtual machines and services
  • Deploy resource monitoring
  • Design, configure and manage site resiliency
  • Plan and design server and storage solutions for SMB customers
  • Install, configure, upgrade and troubleshoot server and storage solutions (including both rack-mount and blade systems) for SMB customers
  • Apply performance tuning and optimise server and storage solutions for SMB customers

New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6)

2 Years  |  240 Credits  | $19,370.00 | Start dates: February & July  | NZQA Approved

Following this two year New Zealand diploma course (Diploma in Software Development) you will be able to:

  • Design and develop advanced software solutions for a range of platforms
  • Work with a range of languages, technologies and methodologies including C#, Ruby on Rails, ASP.NET, PHP, Python, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Bootstrap, Angular, JavaScript, Xamarin, Version Control, GitHub, Team Foundation Server, Agile, Docker, DevOps and Containers
  • Design and deploy software solutions which include Application, Web, Gaming and Mobile Programming
  • Exhibit high level skills that are internationally relevant and specific to programming and design
  • Implement advanced UI and UX solutions which are in high demand in the industry
  • Implement better, faster and more efficient Agile solutions using Scrum, XP, Lean and Kanban
  • Project manage complex software solutions for the global IT Industry
  • Work on team projects to implement enterprise level solutions