Fees-free is available for eligible first-time tertiary learners. Find out if you’re eligible at feesfree.govt.nz
About this programme
This is the next step after the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) and will help you gain advanced knowledge of office administration and computing functions. The programme will prepare you higher level studies in the business environment or for employment as a personal assistant, secretary, word processor and accounts clerk.
Unsure about studying online? Face to face on-campus sessions are available for this programme in Kaitaia, Kerikeri, Kaikohe and Whangārei. You will be able to get support for course related questions and assessment work.
Benefits to you
You will enhance your administrative skills
This qualification will provide you with that next level of administrative skill and expertise to provide excellent service to your internal and external clients. You will become confident at identifying and developing solutions to common problems within the administrative function of an entity, ensuring smooth systems and processes are in place.
You will gain an enhanced understanding of finance and stats
This qualification will provide you with the skills to understand the technologies available to help you deliver on statistical and financial data within the business. This is an important component of every organisation and it needs to be right.
Enhance your communication skills
Make sure that you communicate in a clear and concise way with all your customers, using the right terminology, tone and providing the required level of service. With a level 4 qualification in administration and technology you will learn the skills required to ensure you communicate confidently and effectively.
Present documents professionally
Professional document presentation is a skill to be mastered and you will do just that by completing this qualification. Learn how to use the tools of the trade to deliver high quality documents that meet expectations.
Courses in this programme
Executive Business Administration
Financial and Data Management
The Business Workplace
All applicants must:
be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes
Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.
About eCampus NZ
The eCampus NZ online learning platform is a collaboration by New Zealand’s major tertiary providers to provide quality education to New Zealanders no matter where they live. The eCampus platform is easy to use, flexible and supportive. You will be able to access course material, upload assignments and chat to other students through our private online forum. Our portal also keeps you up to date with the latest course information including news, events and important details.
As an eCampus online student you can learn at your own pace and fit your study around your work, family and lifestyle. All study is completely online – with dedicated facilitators and advisors to help you along the way.
It is possible to study individual courses/papers from within eCampus programmes without completing the full qualification. If you are interested in only competing specific courses/papers please contact the eCampus team firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more about how this works.
Click here to learn more about eCampus NZ.
Coaching support and study spaces
NorthTec offers study spaces where you will be able to meet new people, gain support from an experienced tutor in this field, put a face to the names on your forums and learn more about the course. We have free Wi-Fi, kitchenette, coffee, tea, snacks and milo.
Take advantage of highly skilled and experienced tutors accessible to answer questions and provide you the support to help, guide and direct you.
Accord Trust Scholarship
This scholarship provides fee discounts to eCampus learners enrolled at NorthTec in 2022. Awards up to $4000 ($16,444 available in total) to students ineligible for any other fees-free options. Students enrolled in an NorthTec programme through eCampus NZ.
To apply see Accord Trust Scholarship.
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions
From 1 January 2023, all NorthTec learners will be part of Te Pūkenga. Please note that these programmes of study are currently under review as part of the reform of vocational education training and may be subject to change.