New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4)
What you'll learn
- How to produce complex business documents
- How to select, apply and review appropriate business technologies and digital applications
- Business financial applications, tools and technologies
- Systems to manage, maintain and administrate processes and services
- Customer service techniques
- Team work
- Problem solving
- Communication with stakeholders
Real work place environment
Students will learn in Wintec’s Centre for Business and Enterprise in a simulated office setting. They will use the latest version of Microsoft Office, be introduced to a range of useful and relevant web based tools and applications, and learn from highly qualified, industry experienced tutors.
As part of their study students will undertake work placement in an organisation.
Scheduling and workload
As a general guideline the expectation is students 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 self-directed study or work placement.
The Business 4 programme will lead to a variety of office-related jobs such as 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 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.
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.
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.
Do you have more questions? Please email us.
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.
Paying for your study
Course related costs
Cumpulsory Text for BUAD401 - MYOB Book. Pen to Paper, $40.00.
Recommended Text BUAD402 & BUAD404 - Administrative Assistants and Secretary's Handbook 5th Edition. Wintec, $60.00.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
- Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)
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.
Request an email or posted copy of the Prospectus.
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