Diploma in Networking

Abacus Institute of Studies

Subject area

Other Information Technology


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Entry requirements

A candidate for admission to this programme of study shall:

a. Have attained a minimum age of 18 years;
b. Have an English equivalent of IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5; or equivalent as approved and set out in the NZQA Programme Approval and Accreditation Rules;
c. Have completed at least a Level 6 Diploma in Networking or related area; or New Zealand Diploma in IT Technical Support (Level 5); or have at least two years of work experience in ICT related areas at a technician level; or equivalent.
Explanation of equivalence: the 'or equivalent' clause has been included to cover candidates applying for admission with overseas qualifications equivalent to a Level 6 Diploma in Networking or related area; or any industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Professional, etc. This ensures that comparable qualifications and industry certifications are considered while assessing eligibility of the candidate to undertake the programme of study.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Diploma in Networking (Level 7) prepares learners for professional positions in the specialised areas of computer networking, or for further studies in the fields of computer networks and Information Technology.
The programme is aimed at learners with prior qualifications or experience in the areas of computer networking and Information Technology and who wish to acquire specific knowledge and skills to pursue a specialist career in Computer Networks in New Zealand, or for further studies in this area

Scholarship information

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GCSB Tertiary Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community




The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary




Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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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: (09) 213 9552
Email: info@abacusinstitute.ac.nz
Web: http://www.abacusinstitute.ac.nz

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