New Zealand Diploma in Database Administration

New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Subject area

Database Management

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Learners enrolling are recommended to hold the New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5) [Ref: 2597] or New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology (Technical Support) (Level 5) [Ref: 2956], or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience.

International students must have an appropriate level of English proficiency for the level at which they intend to study. Details of English language entry requirements are contained in the NZQF Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules 2013 (Appendix 2). E.g. IELTS Academic score of 6, with no band score lower than 5.5 OR New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) Level 5 [Ref: 1884].

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide Aotearoa New Zealand with people who are able to create, implement and operate database systems.

The qualification is designed to prepare people for employment in an entry-level database administrator role in a range of organisational contexts, or to proceed to further study.

Graduates will be capable of configuring, maintaining, and monitoring performance of databases with skills that will be internationally relevant. They will also be able to operate within the applicable professional standards, independently within a small business and as part of a team in a larger organisation.

Businesses, organisations and communities will benefit from having IT professionals who are qualified in the administration of database systems, in all sectors of the economy and society.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Information Systems at this level can earn:

$31,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$44,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

40%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Grant

Provided by:

Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira - Education Committee

Website:

http://www.ngatitoa.iwi.nz

Value:

The committee will only consider subsidising course fees.

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Aimes Awards

Provided by:

The North Harbour Club

Website:

http://www.northharbourclub.co.nz/what-we-do/aimes-what-we-do/

Value:

Determined by the Trustees

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (4) 463 3000
Fax: (04) 802 3112
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Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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