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Business 3

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)

BI1603

Course Details

  • Feb 2019 - Hamilton
    Jul 2019 - Hamilton
    Apr 2019 - Otorohanga
    Feb 2019 - Otorohanga
    Jul 2019 - Otorohanga
    Sep 2019 - Otorohanga
  • One semester
  • Full-time or Part-time
  • Fee Free
  • You may qualify for fee free study under Youth Guarantee
  • Level 3
  • Hamilton City Campus or Otorohanga

Summary

You'll use the latest version of Microsoft Office to learn techniques in creating business documents such as reports and spreadsheets. You’ll also learn MYOB software, which is widely used by small businesses. The final week of your programme is spent in a real office environment where you will be able to put your new skills into practice.

Your study will consist of 16 weeks of in-class learning and one week of work experience.

What You'll Learn

You will learn about:

  • Working with people
  • Performing financial transactions
  • Spreadsheets and technologies
  • Word and administration support

Study Topics:

  • Technical Skills
  • Written communication, including business correspondence and emails
  • Reception skills, including customer service techniques, telephone skills
  • MYOB accounting
  • Business technologies including computers, laptops, tablets, printers, Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Administrative systems including meeting preparation, filing, scanning, copying

Soft Skills Taught:

  • Professional and ethical behaviour
  • Problem-solving
  • Decision-making
  • Team work
  • Self-management

​VIEW PROGRAMME MODULES

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-RequisitesAssessment Standard
BUAD301Working with people​
315

 N/A
BUAD302Performing financial transactions​
315

 N/A
BUAD303Spreadsheets and technologies​
315

 N/A
BUAD304Word and administration support​​
315

 N/A
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Learning That’s Relevant

The difference at Wintec is that you’ll learn from tutors who have extensive experience as practicing professionals in their field. At Wintec, we ensure that you develop the skills that you need to actually do the job!

You’ll spend most of your time on a computer using the latest version of Microsoft Office to learn advanced techniques in creating business documents such as reports and spreadsheets. You’ll also learn MYOB software, which is widely used by small businesses.

The final week of your programme is spent in a real office environment where you will be able to put your new skills into practice.

Career/Further Opportunities

This programme could lead to a variety of office-related jobs such as Receptionist, Office Junior, Administrator, Records Officer or Data Processor.

Scheduling and Workload

As a general guideline the expectation is that you will be required to be at Wintec up to 5 days per week (as a full time student). This can be from Monday – Friday anytime between 8am and 7pm. The maximum in-class time would be 16 hours per week plus your own self-directed study or work placement.

Entry Criteria

Candidates are required to have gained:
  • ​A minimum of 10 literacy credits at NCEA Level 1 or above made up of 5 credits each in reading and writing; and
  • A minimum of 10 numeracy credits at NCEA Level 1 or above; or
  • New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2); or
  • A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2 or above; or
  • Equivalent.​

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Pathways

Business pathway diagram

Your First Day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

Intake 901 (Semester One)

Date: 07 February 2019
Time: 9am - 11.30am
Venue: City Campus, Gallagher Hub, Event Room 1

 

Intake 902 (Semester Two)

Date: 11 July 2019
Time: 9am - 11.30am
Venue: City Campus, Gallagher Hub, Event Room 1

What you will need

Timetable information book and equipment list will be available at programme induction. 
Please bring pen and paper with you on your first day.

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Wintec Pōwhiri/Nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Additional information

Booklist

Recommended text for BUAD304 - Microsoft Word 2016 in 90 Pages, Brown, Beth. $16.00 https://www.bookdepository.com.

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Equipment

Clinical placement

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