Diploma in Cloud Management (Level 7)

4 Terms  |  120 Credits  |  NZQA Approved

Welcome to the Techtorium Level 7 Diploma in Cloud Management. This NZQA Level 7 Diploma Course is a highly specialized course that aims to qualify students in Cloud & Server Infrastructure.

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


  • Implement Cybersecurity best Practice
  • Design, Install and Configure Private CloudData protectionautomation, management and monitoring
  • Apply Private Cloud Service Management
  • Implement Architecture Principles and Network Design
  • Implement Network Discovery and Asset Management
  • Produce Enterprise level documentation
  • Implement Automation including Onboarding and Offboarding
  • Provision IaaS, PaaS, SaaS-based solutions
  • Provision Microsoft 365 Solutions including Azure AD
  • Design and Implement Enterprise Messaging Solutions with Microsoft Exchange
  • Design and Implement Enterprise Collaboration Solutions with Microsoft SharePoint
  • Provision Public Cloud solutions that include Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services
  • Implement Software Defined Networks and Virtualisation Technologies
  • Provide Enterprise Deployment and Management Solutions with Microsoft System Centre
  • Provide Application Packaging and Deployment Solutions
  • Adapt and Apply Project Management Methodologies
The Level 7 Diploma in Cloud Management is designed to help our learners in performing the functional roles around designing and implementing server infrastructure, configuring and deploying private cloud infrastructures and implementing advanced solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server. In addition, students are preparing for Project Management and Operational Management.
Prerequisite / Entry Requirments

All prospective candidates are required to have completed the Level 6 NZ Diploma in System Administration or an equivalent Level 6 qualification. Mature applicants will be considered for a position on the course based on their interest in a career change to computer engineering. International students will need a IELTS Academic score of  6 with no band score lower than 5.5

All applicants must be 18 years or older

Pricing, Courses Costs & Student Loans
  • Domestic Student

  • $10,0004Terms | 1 Year
    • Student Loan



The course fees are fixed for 2020. 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

Below is an outline of the course start dates. These are subject to change.

Term Dates Start Date
2020 Term 4 12 October 2020
2021 Term 1 9 February 2021

If it is your very first time coming to Techtorium on a full-time course, you will need to attend an induction before the Term starts.

Industry Pathways

Industry Pathways

We have a team of Industry Pathways Managers who’s primary role is to bridge the gap between our Diploma in Cloud Management and the IT industry.

  • Cloud Support Technician
  • Systems Adminstrator
  • Cloud Security Technician
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Network Architect
Learning Outcomes and Graduate Profile

Students who complete this Level 7 Diploma are prepared for careers as System Engineers, Cloud Support Technicians, Cloud Architects, Messaging Engineers and other similar job roles. These roles fall under a number of different job titles, but the functional roles are involved in designing, implementing and supporting server infrastructures.

Course/Programme Learning Outcomes

The achievement of a Diploma in Cloud Management (Level 7) demonstrates that the holder has:
– Specialist knowledge to analyse and generate solutions to complex problems in server, cloud storage and messaging environments.
– Analysed, adapted and applied specialised processes to analyse IT Infrastructures and generate enterprise wide solutions.
– Advanced storage specialist knowledge to be applied in the design and implementation of storage solutions
– Developed advanced skills and specialist knowledge of cloud and server environments.
– Real-world experience in working with different teams on projects.
– Acquired advanced design and implementation skills through real-life project scenarios.
– Acquired strong communication and problem solving skills.
– The ability to apply project management methodologies and practices.

The Enrolment Process

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/online-application/ 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

  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?