IT COURSES

WE OFFER TWO CAREER PATHWAYS IN THE IT INDUSTRY.

We offer a wide range of IT Courses across Computer Engineering and Software Development. Our vocational, skills-based IT Courses are highly regarded by local and international IT companies as well as a number of SMEs across New Zealand. The robust IT Courses we offer allow learners the chance to easily transition from secondary school, right through to an entry-level role in the ICT industry.

IT Courses - Computer Engineering IT Course
IT Courses - Software Development Course

Why Techtorium?

Assistance into employment

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

83% QUALIFICATION COMPLETION RATE

Our high qualification completion rate, as measured by the Tertiary Education Commission, is one of the best in New Zealand.

nzqa category 1 provider

Every 4 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 / Computer trainers in New Zealand.

Our Industry Reputation

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

Innovative 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.

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 Engineering and Software Development pathways.

Our vocational, skills-based IT Courses are highly regarded by several 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, through to an entry-level role in the ICT industry. Currently, we offer five IT Courses that have been created in collaboration with the NZQA to provide you 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 in one of these IT Courses, please complete an 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 or come visit us at our campus in Newmarket.

Computer Engineering Courses

Level 5 IT Technical Support | Joshua

New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support (Level 5)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $9,848.59 | NZQA Approved

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

  • Assemble, repair, and manage computer hardware and network devices
  • Understand cloud solutions using Microsoft Azure
  • Understand cloud solutions using Microsoft 365, SharePoint, Exchange, Teams, and OneDrive
  • Implement cloud solutions using AWS
  • Implement cyber security fundamentals
  • Troubleshoot networks, configure routers, Wi-Fi and firewalls
  • Configure virtual infrastructure with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Administer databases using SQL server
  • Apply fundamental customer service skills
  • Use ticketing systems and reporting for helpdesk support
  • Develop automation scripts with Windows PowerShell
  • Introduction to web development and programming Windows applications using Visual Studio
  • Understand modern desktop provisioning
  • Understand linux distros.
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose 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:

  • Computer Technician
  • Helpdesk Engineer
  • Network Engineer (Entry Level)
  • Desktop Support Analyst Support Analyst (Entry Level)
Level 6 IT Infrastructure

New Zealand Diploma in IT Infrastructure (Level 6)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $9,848.59 | NZQA Approved

Following this one year New Zealand diploma course you will be able to:
 
  • Provision public cloud solutions that include Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services)
  • Provision Microsoft 365 Solutions including Azure AD
  • Implement cybersecurity best practice
  • Receive industry certification training on AZ-900, MS-900, DP-900, AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Use Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, Teams, and OneDrive
  • Manage systems using PowerShell
  • 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
  • Be introduced to service management with ITIL
  • Deploy storage solutions including legacy server-based storage pools as well as public cloud storage
  • Apply advanced virtualisation using technologies such as Microsoft 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
  • Apply systems administration practices and procedures in an enterprise environment.
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose primary role is to bridge the gap between our New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology and the IT industry. For our Level 6 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:

  • Network Administrator
  • IT Systems Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Network and Systems Engineer
  • Network and Security Consultant
Level 7 Cloud Management Heta

Diploma in Cloud management (Level 7)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $10,170.00| NZQA Approved

This 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:

  • Provision public cloud solutions that include Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
  • Provision Microsoft 365 Solutions including Azure AD
  • Implement cybersecurity best practice
  • Receive industry certification training on AZ-900, MS-900, DP-900, AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • Design, install and configure cloud: data protection, automation, management, and monitoring
  • Apply service management
  • Implement architecture principles and network design
  • Produce enterprise-level documentation
  • Automation including onboarding and offboarding
  • Provision IaaS, PaaS, SaaS based solutions
  • Design and implement enterprise messaging solutions with Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and implement enterprise collaboration solutions with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Implement software defined networks and virtualisation technologies
  • Provision modern workplace technologies
  • Provide application packaging and deployment solutions
  • Understand Linux distros.
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose primary role is to bridge the gap between our Diploma in Cloud Management and the IT industry.

  • Cloud Support Technician
  • Systems Administrator
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Network Architect

Software Development courses

Level 5 Diploma in Web Development & Design

New Zealand Diploma in Web Development & Design (Level 5)

1 Year  |  120 Credits  | $9,848.59 | NZQA Approved | Fees Free*

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

  • Master C# fundamentals and programming principles
  • Develop user-friendly interfaces using HCI principles and Figma
  • Analyse user needs and design responsive web interfaces
  • Enhance web application UX through best practices and UI design
  • Utilise Agile methodologies for systematic web development
  • Design responsive web solutions with HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap
  • Translate stakeholder needs into software solutions
  • Apply secure coding practices and ensure web application integrity
  • Administer databases and integrate them into web applications
  • Develop web applications using ASP.NET MVC and CRUD operations
  • Create technical and user documentation for software solutions
  • Design and execute tests to validate software functionality
  • Develop test plans and execute various testing techniques
  • Implement professional and ethical IT management practices
  • Understand Treaty of Waitangi principles in IT
  • Apply DevOps practices for continuous integration and deployment
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose primary role is to bridge the gap between our New Zealand Diploma in Web Development and Design and the IT industry.

For our Level 5 graduates, gaining employment as an entry-level developer 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:

  • Front-end Developer
  • Junior Software Developer (Entry Level)
  • Junior Web Developer (Entry Level)
Level 6 Software Development Suliana

New Zealand Diploma in Software Development (Level 6)

2 years*   | $9,848.59 |  NZQA Approved

* Get straight to the 2nd year after you graduated from our Level 5 NZ Diploma in Information Systems

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

  • Advance your code in C# using Visual Studio and program in Python which is perfect for data science
  • Enhance your web development skills using ASP.NET and REST APIs
  • Learn version control using Git and Github
  • Develop mobile applications
  • Implement advanced UI keeping in mind universal accessibility and software architecture patterns such as MVC (Model View Controller)
  • Test your creativity with game development and shift from being a gamer to becoming a game developer
  • Apply current best practices in IT security, encryption and privacy
  • Discover emerging technologies like AI
  • Learn to use CI/CD to automatically build and deploy applications through different environments using Azure DevOps
  • Enhance your cloud computing skills by exploring and utilizing various Azure services.
We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers whose primary role is to bridge the gap between our  New Zealand Diploma in Software Development and the IT industry. Software developers may progress to become senior developers, software architects, or IT managers. Software developers can specialise in the development, maintenance or enhancement of certain programs and software. They can also work in a range of areas including:

  • Website development
  • Web and mobile application development
  • Computer games
Massey University, College of Sciences and Techtorium have an Articulation Agreement. The Agreement sets the terms and understanding between Massey University, College of Sciences and Techtorium NZIIT as follows:

The agreement provides an opportunity for Techtorium graduates, who have completed the Diploma information Systems (Level 5) and the NZ Diploma in Software Development (Level 6) programme to transfer credits towards the Massey University, Bachelor of Information Sciences – Information Technology major. This understanding also allows graduates to complete 120 credits towards the Bachelor of Information Sciences – Information Technology major at Massey University.

With the successful completion of the degree requirements the students will then become eligible to graduate with full recognition of the bachelor qualification. So far, we have successfully sent 13 Techtorium Graduates through the Massey University bachelor's programme.

We are closely linked to the New Zealand IT Industry, making it easier for graduates to gain employment.

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