Open Day Tōia Mai 2022
Our annual Open Day hosts people from around the Waikato region and beyond across our City and Rotokauri campuses.
Students in this programme will learn intermediate computing skills to prepare for work or further study. Students will learn skills in project management, web development, branding and design, as well as professional ethical practice, security risks, common hardware and software problems.
Tutors will support students at every step on their journey and extensive online support is provided. All classes take place in computer labs.
Students can enrol full time or there is an online option. With this national qualification, students can improve their job prospects or go onto further study.
Students' learning experience takes place within a simulated work project so computing skills can be gained in a real life context. As part of a technology design team, students will learn skills in project management, web development, branding and design. The course also introduces professional ethical practice, security risks and how to fix common hardware and software problems.
|Module Code||Module Title||Level||Credits||Pre-Requisites||Co-Requisites|
| BUAD305||File Management||2||2|
| BUAD306||Word Integration||3||4|
| BUAD309||Desktop Publishing||4||4|
| BUAD310||Project Plan Tools||3||3|
| BUAD312||Ethics & Compliance||3||5|
| BUAD313||Interactive Website||3||5|
| BUAD315||Digital Media Integration||3||3|
| BUAD316||Design Solutions||3||5|
| BUAD317||Schematic Diagrams||2||2|
| BUAD318||Risk & Security||3||5|
| BUAD319||Use Digital Devices||2||3|
| BUAD320||Synchronise Data||3||2|
| BUAD321||Troubleshoot and Fix||3||3|
Thanks to the Certificate in Computing, Naydeen was able to land a job in the energy sector, and can build her career with the skills she gained at Wintec.
Naydeen opted to study the Certificate in Computing online, as this meant she could work at her own pace, study from anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection or even utilise the early hours of the morning when she couldn't sleep. The Certificate in Computing course is also delivered face-to-face at the Wintec City Campus.
Graduates of this programme will boost their job prospects and may be employed in a range of entry-level roles.
This qualification provides a pathway into a range of qualifications. Graduates may progress to further study in a variety of areas at Level 4 or above, such as:
This qualification can complement other qualifications related to specific industries. Graduates may also be equipped to attempt optional industry certifications at the appropriate level.
This programme is open to anyone who wants to study. You don't need any previous study or work experience to apply.
Students may be required to have an interview.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) academic score of 5.5, with no individual band score lower than 5.0; 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.
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.
New students beginning July 2022
Date: Friday 22 July 2022
Venue: A2.04a, A Block, City Campus
Please bring a pen and paper on your first day. There are no required textbooks for this course, and workbooks will be provided to you during your first day. You have the option of bringing your own device (eg a laptop or tablet). You will also have access to computer labs and computers in the campus hubs.
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.
If you have any questions or need help, please contact us on 0800 2 WINTEC or visit the Centre for Education and Foundation Pathways office, located in D Block on the lower ground floor.
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
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