New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) - Workplace

New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 4) - Workplace

Are you working in office administration and want to gain a qualification? Get recognised for the work you are already doing or upskill and improve your career opportunities.

What you will learn

  •  Learn advanced Microsoft Word formatting skills
  •  Produce specialist business documents
  •  Understand business centre functions and systems
  •  Complete financial transactions, including budget calculations and accounts receivable and payable
  •  Improve your email and electronic diary management
  • Advanced Excel and pivot tables
  • Learn database management using Microsoft Access
  • MYOB and Ace Payroll

This programme contains four modules:

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.  


Scholarships are available for this flexi programme totalling $1,500 (awarded at $375 per modules.

Career options

  • Office manager
  • Office administrator
  • Project administrator
  • Personal assistant
  • Executive assistant
  • Customer service officer

Entry requirements


New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3) or evidence of relevant study/work experience. Must be working in an administration role.


IELTS 5.5, no band below 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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