Pending NZQA approval
This programme is designed for people with minimal or no prior experience in Business. The programme include two qualifications at Level 4 of the NZQF (Small Business and the Administration and Technology).
The aim of this programme is to provide graduates with business, administration and technology skills, knowledge and capabilities to start / operate a small business as well as work within existing small businesses.
Graduates of this programme will be able to develop a business plan for a small business, manage operations for a small business and manage staff and human resource processes for a small business.
In addition, graduates will have the skills, knowledge and capabilities to provide administrative services using business technology, applications and systems, in accordance with the requirements of a small business entity.
Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.
Graduates of this course have the amazing opportunity to apply for:
24 Aug 2020 - 12 Mar 2021
12 Oct 2020 - 16 Apr 2021
16 Nov 2020 - 4 Jun 2021
9 Feb - 9 Jul 2021
15 Mar - 27 Aug 2021
3 May - 1 Oct 2021
26 Jul - 24 Dec 2021
18 Oct 2021 - 14 Apr 2022
28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020
19 Apr - 30 Apr 2021
12 Jul - 23 Jul 2021
4 Oct - 15 Oct 2021
21 Dec 2020 - 8 Feb 2021
27 Dec 2021 - 7 Feb 2022
16 years of age or older at course start date
Completed New Zealand Year 12 (NCEA Level 2) or New Zealand Certificate in Business (Level 3) or equivalent
Special circumstances at the discretion of department head
18 years of age or older at course start date
IELTS (General or Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent)
3 years secondary school education or equivalent work experience
• Suppliers visit
• Small business visit
Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays.
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A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:
Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following: