National Diploma in Computing Level 5

National Diploma in Computing Level 5

  • Duration: 32 Weeks
  • Credits: 120
  • Campus: New Lynn, Manukau
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This course is based on NZQA unit standards and prepares students towards the internationally recognised CompTIA certification of A+. It also introduces the basics of another CompTIA certification - Network+.

The first semester covers an explanation of PC components followed by in-depth sessions on computer hardware. Students learn how to assemble, service and configure a Personal Computer system. Computer assembling incorporates the basic concepts of troubleshooting and installing operating systems.

In the second semester students continue to learn more about configuration and are introduced to the basics of networking. Students learn and discuss various network topologies and commonly used network media. Students are introduced to network protocols and their standards.

Academic Entry: National Certificate in Computing - Level 3 or equivalent or suitable computing experience or satisfactory performance in pre-enrolment test 

English Requirement: International students whose first language is not English must provide evidence of competency in English language equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no band less then 5.0 or NZSE’s Internal English Test (except for student’s from countries where the student visa decline rate is more than 20 percent of total student visa applications in that country)

120 credits. 2 Semesters (Semester One: 14 Weeks, Semester Two: 18 Weeks 10 Modules)

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  • Help Desk Technical Support
  • Junior Administrator Assistant
  • Network Configuration Technician
  • PC Repair Technician
  • Hardware Support Technician

DC50101 PC HARDWARE FUNDAMENTALS MODULE
DC50111 PC OPERATING SYSTEM FUNDAMENTALS MODULE
DC50121 PC NETWORKING FUNDAMENTALS MODULE
DC50131 PROFESSIONAL IT HELPDESK & CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS MODULE
DC50203 NETWORK HARDWARE MODULE
DC50214 NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS MODULE
DC50224 INTRODUCTION TO SECURITY CONCEPTS MODULE
DC50225 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ADMINISTRATION MODULE
DC50243 NETWORK AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS 1 MODULE
DC50244 NETWORK AND DATA COMMUNICATIONS 2 MODULE

Domestic:

As a one year course: $8,850

Semester two (upon completion of Certificate in Computer Servicing - Level 5): $4,985

International: $15,000

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