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Welcome to Techtorium’s “Teacher Portal”

HERE YOU WILL FIND ALL THE INFORMATION YOU NEED TO SUPPORT, PLAN, AND BOOK YOUR STUDENTS ONTO OUR POPULAR SHORT COURSES

We have been delivering short courses to New Zealand Secondary Schools for 10 years. These courses have enabled countless secondary school learners to gain better insight into IT as a career path. Our courses are designed to “un-jumble the jargon” and offer learners a chance to immerse themselves in the work of computer engineering and software development. Our purpose is to help secondary school learner make more informed decisions about IT as a profession.

NOTICE BOARD

NOTICE BOARD

Keeping you up to date with everything that is happening here at Techtorium.

UPDATES:

15th February 2021

 

Kia ora tatou

 

As we wake into a Level 3 Lockdown and our school gates and doors remain closed, all at Techtorium want to wish you a safe 3 days at home.

 

Fingers crossed that this is just a 3-day Lockdown and we can all get back to our workplaces with our students and colleagues soon.

 

Enrolments are still open for our Term 1 intake for students looking to study Fulltime with Techtorium this year.  They can study Fees Free on our Level 5 and 6 Diplomas through TTAF until December 2022!

 

Next Monday 22nd February will see the start of our NEW Tech Pathways Programmes which caters for schools 4+1 and 3+2 options.  We are still taking enrolments and you can find all this information right here on the Portal.  Don’t hesitate to reach out if you have questions and Victoria and Margaret would be more than happy to provide more information.

 

Watch this space and your inboxes for more information about our upcoming events and Courses.

 

Stay safe and be well.

 

Victoria Smith

Head of Tertiary Pathways

Vic Blue Circle

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We’ve made it easier for you to secure a place for your students onto our ICE or CODE short courses. 
INFORMATION

SHORT COURSES AVAILABLE

We offer short courses in Computer Engineering and Software Development

ICE

Introduction into Engineering 

CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES
Your PC anywhere, anytime, anyhow
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3
9 credits

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.

SERVERS
Run your server like a boss
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
9 credits

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

  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • File Server, Active Directory Domain Services
  • Data communications

CYBER SECURITY
Protect and defend your network
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
10 credits

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
  • 1st Course

  • NZ$250+GST
    • Per Student, Per Course

  • 2nd Course

  • NZ$250+GST
    • Per Student, Per course

  • 3rd or more course

  • NZ$210+GST
    • Per Student, Per Course

CODE

INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

PROGRAMMING
Kick off with Code
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3
11 credits

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

GAMES
Be a game maker
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3 & 4
10 credits

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

Artificial Intelligence 
Make computers chat
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
10 credits

Learn about AI; what it is and how it can be used. Find out about its real-world applications and how they relate to you. You will explore machine learning and the logic, ethics, and impacts of AI.

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
  • 1st Course

  • NZ$250+GST
    • Per Student, Per Course

  • 2nd Course

  • NZ$250+GST
    • Per Student, Per course

  • 3rd or more course

  • NZ$210+GST
    • Per Student, Per Course

For more detail information about these short courses and their content, please contact Victoria or Margaret

team

OUR TEAM, HERE TO SUPPORT YOUR TEAM

Our team is passionate about delivering leading education and pathways solutions for your students. We are here to help.

Vic Blue Circle

VICTORIA SMITH

TERTIARY PATHWAYS MANAGER

Danielle - Trainer

DANIELLE NATANA

LEAD TRAINER

Margaret Blue Circle

MARGARET MOALA

TERTIARY PATHWAYS MANAGER

Calendar

2020 SHORT COURSE CALENDAR

Book your students into the right course that meets their career aspirations.

BOOKINGS

BOOKINGS

To book your student/s onto the next Techtorium ICE or CODE courses, please complete the form below and the team will be in touch with your booking confirmation.

SHORT COURSES BOOKINGS
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