New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
Jul 2021 - Hamilton and ŌtorohangaSep 2021 - ŌtorohangaApr 2022 - Hamilton and Ōtorohanga
- One semester
- Full-time or Part-time
- You may qualify for fee free study under Fees-Free Policy
- Level 4
- Hamilton City Campus or Ōtorohanga
What you will learn
In this course, you will learn the skills and knowledge to:
- Produce complex business documents
- Select, apply, and review appropriate business technologies and digital applications
- Use business financial applications, tools, and technologies
- Use systems to manage, maintain, and administrate processes and services
- Provide excellent customer service
- Work collaboratively as part of a team
- Solve challenges through problem-solving
- Communicate effectively with stakeholders
Learn within a workplace environment
The Wintec Centre for Business and Enterprise provides a simulated office setting, which means you learn skills and knowledge within an environment that reflects a real-life office setting.
Our highly qualified, industry-experienced tutors will guide you through the latest versions of software such as Microsoft Office as well as introducing you to a range of relevant web-based tools and applications.
As part of the course, you will undertake a work placement in an organisation.
Scheduling and workload
As a general guideline, you may be expected to attend Wintec up to 5-days-per-week (as a full-time student). You can attend any time between 8am and 7pm, Monday through to Friday. The maximum in-class time required is 16-hours-per week. In addition, you are expected to complete some self-directed study and/or work placement hours.
By completing the Business 4 programme will be ready to work in office-related jobs such as a receptionist, office junior, administrator, records officer or data processor.
Candidates can gain entry to this programme by meeting one of the following criteria:
Based on your school achievement (secondary school study)
- 40 credits at NCEA Level 1; including 10 Literacy credits and 10 Numeracy credits;
- Or a recognised equivalent
Based on study completed after school (tertiary study)
- Completed the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) Level 3;
- Or a relevant qualification at NZQF Level 2;
- Or a recognised equivalent qualification
Based on discretionary entrance
If you don’t meet any of the above options, and you think you have what it takes to complete this programme, you can apply for discretionary entrance. Your application may be accepted if you can demonstrate a good chance of success. Approval of discretionary entrance applications is decided by the relevant manager. If your application is approved, your acceptance into further programmes relies on you demonstrating success in this programme.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at email@example.com or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
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.
Hamilton intake 2102 starting July 2021
Date: Thursday 8 July 2021
Venue: Events Room 1, City Campus
Ōtorohanga intake 2163 starting July 2021
Date: Tuesday 13 July 2021
Venue: Ōtorohanga Campus
Ōtorohanga intake 2164 starting September 2021
Date: Tuesday 21 September 2021
Venue: Ōtorohanga Campus
What you will need
Timetable information, a book, and an equipment list will be available at your programme induction on your first day.
Please bring pen and paper with you.
Do you have any questions or need help? Please email us.
How to find your way around
Parking and bus information
He reo pōwhiri - Your official welcome to Wintec
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
Paying for your study
Compulsory text for BUAD401: From Pen and Paper to MYOB.
Recommended text BUAD402 and BUAD404: Administrative Assistants and Secretary's Handbook 5th Edition.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
First aid certificate
Prospectus (course guide)
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
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