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NEW ZEALAND
CERTIFICATE IN Computing

LEVEL

03

Pending NZQA approval

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.  

COURSE LENGTH

20

WEEKS

20 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 1:30PM    I   MONDAY - FRIDAY

Afternoon classes are available, Crown will have the final decision on the timetables.

FEES

FREE

STUDY

All our courses are eligible for Fees Free study. Check here if you are eligible.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The features and functions of common devices, and how to use these tools to their full potential to organise, store and process digital information.
  • How to evaluate information management systems and create solutions for existing systems. 
  • Apply ethical considerations and collaborate with other team members.
  • Risk identification and compliance with regulations and organisational requirements when designing new systems for information management.
  • Troubleshoot a range of software and hardware problems on various devices and platforms 

Course Delivery Method:

Blended Learning – Combines online educational materials and opportunities for interaction online with traditional place-based classroom methods.

Intakes are every 5 weeks

2020 COURSE DATES

3 Feb - 3 Jul 2020

9 Mar - 21 Aug 2020

28 Apr - 25 Sep 2020

2 Jun - 13 Nov 2020

20 Jul - 18 Dec 2020

24 Aug 2020 - 12 Mar 2021

12 Oct 2020 - 16 Apr 2021

16 Nov 2020 - 4 Jun 2021

HOLIDAY BREAK

10 Apr - 27 Apr 2020

6 Jul - 17 Jul 2020

28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020

SUMMER BREAK

21 Dec 2020 - 8 Feb 2021

entry requirements

  • 16 years of age at course start date 

  • Demonstrate basic skills in Computing (NZ Certificate in Computing Level 2 or equivalent skills and knowledge)
     
  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels  

COURSE TRIPS

All Crown programmes include trips to relevant sites and destinations. These educational visits will allow you to interact with professionals in the industry and observe the work in the real work environment.

  • Visit to technology business to view computing systems 
  • Visit to technology retailer to understand technology solutions 
  • Seminars with small business owners and business development managers 

 

The course consists of 4 modules, which cover:

Working with Digital Tools

Communicating in Digital World  

Working with Digital Applications 

Managing Projects for Digital Outcomes

This course also covers 30 hours of real world experience

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays. 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AVAILABLE (OPTIONAL):

  • Office administration and support roles  
  • Office coordinator
  • Call Centre administration or Coordinator
  • Operations Assistant or Coordinator,  
  • Reception or personal Personal Assistant (entry level) 
  • Sales Support/Coordinator 
  • Web Development Administration, 

CAREER OPTIONS

Employment
Pathways

Find more employment
options at CareersNZ

Graduates of this course can enjoy successful roles as:

Business Operation Support

Administration Assistant

Technical Administration

Sales Administration

Information Systems Operator

Further STudy

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. 

New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

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New Zealand Certificate in Business Level 4

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