Become a master of digital technology at Crown! This exciting and practical course covers a range of digital technology concepts, and shows you how to fully utilise software such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, image editing and project and financial management tools. You will learn to use a variety of devices and applications, and how to produce professional documents. We also teach you professional practice, such as communication, team work, interpersonal skills and ethical considerations. These skills are highly transferable and sought after by employers in a range of industries.
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This course will build on students’ existing knowledge, experience and skills by providing training in the efficient use of various digital technologies and software applications.
In addition, the programme will focus on exploration and evaluation of current and emerging trends in the use of digital tools and information to support operational efficiency and effectiveness of a business entity.
This course is geared to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to efficiently and effectively use a range of common digital tools and technologies to solve business problems. They will learn and apply critical thinking to define and analyse problems, use their creativity and their own innovative ideas to design and implement solutions, learn and practice interdisciplinary communication skills required for interacting effectively with a team and other stakeholders, learn to assess the feasibility, viability and requirements of digital solutions, produce a plan for managing a project, and learn how to trouble-shoot and fix a range of common hardware and software problems.
These are all practical skills that are valuable well beyond the Computing and Digital Technologies classroom and are applicable in many contexts.
Blended Learning – Combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional place-based classroom methods.
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16 years of age or older at course start date
Demonstrate basic skills in Computing (NZ Certificate in Computing Level 2 or equivalent skills and knowledge)
18 years of age or older at course start date
IELTS (General or Academic) 5.0 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent)
3 years secondary school education or agreed equivalent
• You will learn the skills needed by the companies who will hire you after you graduate.
• You work and earn money during your course.
• You attend Study & Work alongside your travel & tourism, hospitality or business course.
• Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
• Paid part-time employment with Function Staff during your course.
• Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown’s employment team.
• A standard reference will be included at the end of your program.
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Graduates of this course can enjoy successful roles as:
Graduates are encouraged to continue their studies with the New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Level 4), Small Business Level 3 or 4, or Travel and Tourism levels 3 or 4, or Food and Beverage level 3.