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School of Information Technology

CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTING AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (incorporating the NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON COMPUTING QUALIFICATIONS PC DRIVERS LICENCE) Programme Codes: Programme Level: Credits: Effective Date:

Wintec: IT0001 5 63 January 2012

MoE: WK2465

These regulations should be read in conjunction with the Institute’s Academic Regulations, clause 2 General Programme Regulations. 1. Admission and Entry 1.1. Applicants are required to have gained either: • the National Certificate in Computing - Level 3, or equivalent, or • a minimum of 30 credits across 4 subjects in NCEA Level 2, or • Sixth Form Certificate in four subjects, or equivalent. 1.2. Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test Score (IELTS) of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in the written band. 1.3. Applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements may nevertheless be considered for provisional entry (if aged under 20) or special admission (if aged 20 or over): consult the General Programme Regulations clauses 2.4.5 and 2.3.8 respectively. In such cases entry will be dependent on whether candidates demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success in the programme. 2. Programme Requirements 2.1. Every candidate for the Certificate in Computing and Information Technology shall to the satisfaction of the Academic Board follow a programme of study for a period of normally not less than one semester. 2.2. Each candidate’s programme of study for the Certificate shall comprise the nine compulsory modules listed in section 6 of these regulations, totalling 63 credits. 2.3. Candidates are required to attend a minimum of 80% of the total teaching hours in each module of the programme. (For waivers of this requirement in exceptional circumstances, see clause 2.14.2 of the General Programme Regulations.) 3. Completion of the Programme Candidates who have suspended their study in this programme for a period of three or more years, and who wish to resume the programme, may be interviewed to determine whether they have kept up to date with developments in the Information Technology industry, and if not, may be required to repeat elements of the programme at the discretion of the Head of School or authorised nominee. 4. Assessment Assessment in this programme is competency based, therefore, aegrotat consideration is not available. 5. Award of the Qualification Candidates who successfully complete the programme requirements are also eligible to apply to the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications for their PC Drivers Licence. 6. Schedule of Modules Module Code Module Title Version: 12.00 AAC: 26.09.11

Credits

Level


ITCC100 ITCC105 ITCC110 ITCC112 ITCC115 ITCC120 ITCC130 ITCC135 ITCC140

Version: 12.00 AAC: 26.09.11

AM500 Applied Mathematics HF500 Hardware Fundamentals IN500 Internet MA500 Multimedia Principles NM500 LAN Administration OS500 Operating Systems Software SP500 Software Applications SP510 Software Packages US500 User Support

7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5

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