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Techtorium Open Day

Find out how you can kick start your career in IT with Techtorium at our upcoming Open Day on Saturday 30th October from 10 am – 12 pm

Register down below to kickstart your journey towards a career in IT with Techtorium

Looking at getting into a career in IT but not sure where to start?

 

Wanting to kick off your studies but not sure how or when? This is the perfect opportunity for you to find out how you can kick start your IT career! We’ll un-jumble the jargon and offer you the best advice regarding how you can start your career as a Computer Engineer or Software Developer! You can also find out more about how you can secure your enrolment for our upcoming intake!

Tertiary Pathways
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Our team can provide the information on our different short courses, designed for secondary school students in years 12 and 13. Our short courses will give you an insight into the world of IT, and how they can guide you into full-time IT study.

Industry Pathways
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Talk to our Industry Pathways Team about how they will assist you during, and after your studies to make sure you are ready for employment! Also, hear about recent graduate success.

Meet the academic team!
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Our trainers and student engagement team will be on hand to answer any questions that you may have regarding our courses, class environment, course content, and how they can help you achieve your diploma!

Course offerings

Short courses

 

Our short courses will give you an insight into the world of IT and are designed for year 12 & 13 secondary school students. The courses cover a variety of topics that are designed to give you an overview of what is to come in our full-time programmes.

This course will give you a basic understanding of common cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, risks and solutions. You will learn how to assess an affected user as well as plan, and create a security approach for a wider organisation.

What you’ll learn
  • To disassemble and reassemble a computer
  • Install & configure an operating system and application software
  • Configuring network, security and storage options for computers
Learn the basics of cloud technologies, what it supports, and how it is delivered. We’ll explore the different cloud platforms and discuss the future of the cloud.

What you’ll learn
  • Implementing security solutions on digital devices
  • Networking concepts
  • Routers and switches
  • Demonstrating knowledge of LANs and WANs
  • Provision of a desktop as a service in the cloud.
This course will give you a basic understanding of a corporate network. Identifying the typical servers that would provide the necessary security, access to shared resources and the underlying infrastructure to allow the organization’s network to function efficiently.

What you’ll learn
  • Implementing security solutions on digital devices
  • Networking concepts
  • Routers and switches

This course teaches techniques for implementing scalable, resilient and responsive systems. By the end of the course you will be able to design to spec, write code, test and modify a program; and create simple end-user documentation.

What you’ll learn
  • Investigate, plan and create a conceptual design to propose a software solution to an existing problem
  • Learn how to develop software using Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Basic
  • Create a simple Windows Application Form using a variety of tools
  • Apply Data Validation process
  • Practice testing, debugging and code modification
  • Create Simple end-user documentation for the program
An introduction to the concepts of gaming. You will learn how to move a game from concept through to design with basic programming too. By the end of the course, you will have designed a prototype and tested a simple game and created documentation for the game.

What you’ll learn
  • Investigate a given scenario and plan and create a digital solution (Game) for the given problem
  • Create, test and evaluate an integrated digital solution (Game) to meet the given requirements
  • Learn more about Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Basic programming language
  • Design a simple game using a variety of tools (PictureBox, Loop, conditional statement, Control, Timer, Panel, Events, form dimensions, move an object using a keyboard)
  • Create user manual and documentation for the game
An introduction to the concepts of gaming. You will learn how to move a game from concept through to design with basic programming too. By the end of the course, you will have designed a prototype and tested a simple game and created documentation for the game.

What you’ll learn
  • Creating a basic Artificial Intelligence application using Visual Studio IDE and Visual Basic
  • Logic in Artificial Intelligence
  • Introduction to Fuzzy Logic, Heuristics and Gaming Logic
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning)

Full-time courses

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.
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.
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.

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

  • Learn to code in C# using Visual Studio and deploy simple working applications.
  • Design and develop for the web using HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript and the Bootstrap framework
  • Develop user-friendly applications using UI and UX concepts
  • Implement business process and data management using SQL
  • Write technical documentation for professional environments
  • Implement project management using Software Development Life Cycle
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot common computer problems
  • Apply business ethics and professionalism in information technology
  • Implement hardware and networking configuration.
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.

Registration

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