New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)

Fees-Free-Techtorium

 4 Terms  |  120 Credits  |  NZQA Approved

Welcome to the New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5).
Following this one year New Zealand diploma course you will be able to:

  • Apply Software Development principles to design, code and deploy simple working applications with
    Visual Studio 2017
  • Implement to Business Process and Data Modelling
  • Write technical documentation for professional environments
  •  Develop user-friendly applications using UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) concepts
  • Implement Project Management training using advanced methodologies like Agile
  • Apply Business ethics and professionalism in Information Technology
  • Develop communication and soft skills for the workplace
  • Install, configure and troubleshoot common computer problems
  • Implement hardware and networking configuration

 

This course will have its first intake in 2019. For more information, please call 0800 529 7523 or email learn@techtorium.ac.nz

The Level 5 Diploma in Information Systems is designed to help our learners gain the working knowledge and basic understanding of Data Modelling and Business Processes. It’s perfect for anyone wanting to become a Business Analyst
Prerequisite / Entry Requirements

There are no mandatory prerequisites for this qualification; however, learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications:

• NCEA Level 2 or 3 with credits in mathematics or digital technologies

• Any other IT Diploma with core subjects in Digital Technologies

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study – IELTS Academic score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5

Pricing, Course Costs & Student Loans
  • Domestic Student

  • $9,6851 Year
    • Student Loan
    • Price subject to be updated in 2019

DOMESTIC TUITION FEE: $9,335  COURSE COST: $350

From 1 January 2018, tertiary education will be fees-free for eligible first time tertiary students:
People who are citizens, or a resident in NZ for at least 3 years, or refugees and;
Have been enrolled at school in 2017 or 2018 or have not undertaken previous full-time tertiary study of more than half a year, except while they were at school.

Check if you are eligible here
 https://www.feesfree.govt.nz/

INTERNATIONAL TUITION FEE: $17,000.00

The course fees are fixed for 2018. Over 90% of our students will arrange a student loan from Study-link to pay for this. We can help you arrange this if required.

Techtorium is one of New Zealands highest performing IT training providers. As an NZQA Category 1 Provider, all domestic students have access to student loans via the Studylink Student Loan scheme.

Class Times & Term Dates

This course will be launched in 2019.

Terms Dates and starting times TBA

Educational & Employment Pathways

Education Pathways

The qualification provides a pathway to a specialist Information Systems qualification. This may include:
* New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 6) with strands in Business Analysis, User Experience, IT Project Management, Information Systems Innovation [Ref: 2603]
* New Zealand Diploma in Database Administration (Level 6) [Ref: 2602]
Other possible pathways include under-graduate degree qualifications. This qualification may also equip learners to attempt optional industry certifications at the appropriate level and area of specialty.
Learners enrolling are recommended to hold one of the following qualifications, or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.
* NCEA Level 2 or 3
* New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3) [Ref: 2592]
* New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Advanced User) (Level 4) [Ref: 2593]
* New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials (Level 4) [Ref: 2594]
* New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Level 5) [Ref: 2595]
* other relevant Level 4 qualifications e.g. New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) [Ref: 2461]

 

Employment Pathways

We have a team of Employment Pathways Managers who’s primary role is to bridge the gap between our New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology and the ICT industry.

For our Level 5 graduates, gaining employment as an entry level engineer is paramount. We pride ourselves on having the best connections in the industry, and being able to provide the industry with technically sound, hard-working, and certified graduates. Here are just a few of the roles you could gain:

  • Technical Writer
  • Business Analyst (Entry Level)
  • Application Administrator (Entry Level)
  • Project Administrator (Entry Level)
Learning Outcomes and Graduate Profile

Students who have completed this computer course will be able to demonstrate broad technical and theoretical knowledge of hardware, software and methods of programming as well as methods of analysing needs, costs and benefits. Students will also be able to select and apply solutions to everyday IT problems as well as demonstrate responsibility for the management, learning and performance outcomes of other within the IT industry. Other key learning outcomes include:

.  Consult with management, staff and customers on how work is done in an organisation
. Design computer solutions to improve organisation efficiency and productivity
. Write functional requirements for computer systems using models and diagrams
. Work out the new systems’ requirements and specifications
. Decide if computers or new softwares applications are required.
. Make cost estimates and business cases for different software options
. Oversee the system’s development including design, choice of hardware and computer programs.

 

 

The purpose of this course:

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who have attained a broad understanding of the core concepts and practical skills in Information Systems (IS), with a Business Analysis focus . It will equip people for employment in roles such as Data Analyst, Business Analyst, Technical Writer and Project management.

Graduates will have an awareness of the IT environment and Software Development life cycle, appreciate the needs of users and business owners, and be able to provide IT project management support. They will also be able to operate within the applicable professional standards and practice, as part of a team, or independently with a broad level of supervision.
Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit by having IT Professionals with technical support skills that will be internationally relevant.

 

Graduate Profile:

– Apply core project management skills to contribute to an information technology (IT) related project.
– Apply core business modelling skills to information systems development.
– Apply core skills in user experience, human computer interaction and user interface design to information systems design.
– Apply core skills in data modelling, database concepts and database management as part of a team to create systems that meet organisational requirements.
– Produce technical documentation for a variety of applications and audiences using different media to enhance system development, usage and maintenance.
– Support the building and deployment of software systems to meet organisational requirements.
– Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements.
– Apply the fundamentals of interaction design concepts and practice to enhance interface design.
– Apply the principles of software development to create simple working applications.
– Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional.
– Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role.
– Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques to provide innovative and timely Information Technology outcomes.

Full Course Outline

Below is the full course outline. This is subject to change. For more information on the most current course outline please contact Techtorium on 0800 529 7523.

 

 

TERM 1: Application Development

  • Support the building and deployment of software systems to meet organisational requirements.
  • Apply the principles of software development to create simple working applications.
  • Use problem-solving and decision-making techniques to provide innovative and timely Information Technology outcomes.

 

TERM 2: Information Systems & Databases

  • Apply core business modelling skills to information systems development.
  • Apply core skills in data modelling, database concepts and database management as part of a team to create systems that meet organisational requirements.
  • Produce technical documentation for a variety of applications and audiences using different media to enhance system development, usage and maintenance.

 

 TERM 3: Project Management & Design

  • Apply core project management skills to contribute to an information technology (IT) related project.
  • Apply core skills in user experience, human computer interaction and user interface design to information systems design.
  • Apply the fundamentals of interaction design concepts and practice to enhance interface design.

 

TERM 4: Networks concepts & communication

  • Apply the fundamentals of IT technical support concepts and practice to manage hardware and software resources to meet organisational requirements.
  • Apply professional, legal, and ethical principles and practices in a socially responsible manner as an emerging IT professional.
  • Apply communication, personal and interpersonal skills to enhance effectiveness in an IT role.
The Enrolment Process

  1. Have you signed and returned your Public Trust Agreement?
  2. Have you signed and returned your Techtorium Contract?
  3. Have you provided evidence of NZ residency using either an NZ birth certificate, NZ passport, resident stamp or citizenship certificate?
  4. Have you applied for a Student Loan?

The enrolment process is quite simple. If you have decided that you want to join us here at Techtorium, please follow these steps:

1. Go to www.techtorium.ac.nz/enrolment and complete the Online Application Form.

2. One of our Pathways Managers will be in touch to arrange a time for you to interview with the Principal.

3. If you are passionate about IT and if you meet the pre-requisites, you will be accepted onto the course.

4. Complete Enrolment Form

This qualification may be awarded by any education organisation with an approved programme towards this qualification accredited under section 250 of the Education Act 1989.

The graduate will be awarded the qualification by the education organisation when the accredited and approved programme has been successfully completed.

The formal document certifying the award of this qualification will display the full qualification title, date of award, the NZQF logo and may also include the name and/or logo of the qualification developer or programme owner or other awarding education organisation.