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


Closed to new enrolments

Entry requirements

  • You need to have NCEA Level 1, or equivalent, OR
  • If you are 20 years old or older, you need to provide evidence that your previous education, work or life experience demonstrates that you are likely to succeed in your studies. 

If you want to talk to someone about the entry requirements before you apply, get in touch on freephone 0508 650 200.

English language requirements

If you live in New Zealand and English or Māori is not your first language you must have an IELTS (Academic or General) score of 5.0, with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent.

International learners must also have an IELTS (Academic or General) score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5.0, or equivalent.

International learners and domestic learners living overseas

You can study this programme part-time if you’re an international learner living in New Zealand or overseas. If you’re living in New Zealand you will need to be in paid employment with a valid work permit.

 You can also study this programme if you’re a New Zealand citizen living overseas.

Learn more about studying as an international learner

Computer and internet requirements

This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.