New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology)

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

Gain the skills to be a front-line superstar in any office. Build confidence with business basics no matter what your experience level is. Learn with like-minded individuals in a practical environment.

Programme outline

Gain a broad range of business skills, including workplace communication, customer service and administration systems, in a simulated business environment. Learn and apply computing skills using a variety of applications. 

More detail about this qualification

Study with Hyflex

Hyflex learning enables you to choose how you study. Whether you’re already working or are studying full-time, you have the power to choose the balance between study and life. If you’re a student who is already working in a relevant workplace, you may have the opportunity to choose the courses that align to your skills and work.  

You’ll also get the choice in how you engage with the programme. Hyflex offers options for learning on-campus in-person, remotely while the classes are in session, or retrospectively, whenever you get the time throughout the day. You can choose to study partly online, or fully online. There are also practical leaning workshops if you prefer to study in person. We tailor the programme to suit how you learn best.  

Entry requirements

10 credits NCEA Level 1 Literacy and 10 credits NCEA Level 1 Numeracy or equivalent. Or evidence of relevant study/work experience.

International students

International: IELTS (no band lower than 5.0), or equivalent

*For fee exclusions, please see our terms and conditions.


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Give yourself credit →

Use the knowledge you already have to fast-track your qualification. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your qualification. Start by getting in touch with us, or find out more here.

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Last updated: 2/5/2024

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