Delivering Your Future - 2019 Prospectus

Delivering Your Future - 2019 Prospectus
Delivering
 Your Future
2019 Prospectus




Study in New Zealand   2019 Prospectus
Delivering Your Future - 2019 Prospectus
Delivering Your Future - 2019 Prospectus
Aspire2 International
         exists to deliver your
         ultimate academic and
         Kiwi experience.
                                                                       Education enhances your future
                                                                       - come and study with us in one
                                                                       of the most beautiful countries in
                                                                       the world.

                                                                       Our academic pathways and
                                                                       connections with New Zealand
                                                                       employers will create your
                                                                       future opportunities. Start your
                                                                       adventure with us today.




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Aspire2 International
      Welcomes You!
  Whether you’re just starting out,    We are a “whanaungatanga” – an extended family
                                       that gives each member a sense of belonging
  or ready to take the next big step
                                       – and you will become a valued member of that
  in your career, you’ve come to       family. It takes all sorts to make a family, and
  the right place. We offer a full     that’s why we foster multicultural understanding
  range of quality programmes          and celebrate diversity.

  to help you find the right           You will work with a great team of expert
  employment or set you up for         teachers who love what they do, and who strive
                                       to make your study experience rich, enjoyable
  further study.
                                       and successful.

                                       As an international student, Aspire2 International
                                       has everything you need – friendly support
                                       whenever you need it with your study, language
                                       or getting a job. We are here to help and
                                       encourage you.

                                       We can’t wait to meet you on your first day!

                                       Welcome to Aspire2 International.

                                       Clare Bradley
                                       CEO




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Contents
                06                                                     38
                Why Choose New Zealand?                                IT & Computing Programmes


                08                                                     44
                Why Choose Aspire2 International?                      Engineering Programmes


                10                                                     48
                Part of the Aspire2 Group                              Cookery & Culinary Arts Programmes


                12                                                     52
                Our Campuses                                           Hospitality Management Programmes


                14                                                     56
                Our Programmes                                         Aspire2 Work


                16                                                     58
                Academic Partners                                      Your Journey With Us


                18                                                     60
                English Programmes                                     Did You Know?


                22                                                     61
                Business Programmes                                    How to Enrol



                34                                                     62
                Health Services Management Programme                   Key Information for International Students


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Why Choose
      New Zealand?




      New Zealand is a great place
      to come and study and offers
      many exciting opportunities for
      international students.

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Delivering Your Future - 2019 Prospectus
Auckland
                                                                                    Tauranga




                                                                                                      Christchurch




                                                                       New Zealand makes you feel
                                                                       welcome
                                                                       Kiwis are some of the most welcoming people that
                                                                       you will ever meet. Just over four million people live
                                                                       here, and it is one of the safest places in the world.
                                                                       Over 30 nationalities call New Zealand home.

                                                                       Our educational system is
                                                                       highly regarded
                                                                       In New Zealand and at Aspire2 International, you
                                                                       are guaranteed the high quality, hands on education
                                                                       you deserve. The support services for international
                                                                       students are among the best in the world.

                                                                       Stable economy
                                                                       We have a democratic system of government
                                                                       and our economy is growing and stable.

                                                                       Work opportunities
                                                                       We recognise that for many international students
                                                                       it is important to be able to work, to support day
                                                                       to day living. In New Zealand, there are work
                                                                       opportunities available for international students.
                                                                       On a student visa, you are allowed to work up to 20
                                                                       hours a week during your study and full time during
                                                                       semester breaks.



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Why choose
     Aspire2 International?

                                 Auckland
                                                               Study for real
                                    Tauranga                   jobs in real
                                                               industries
       Campuses
                                                               All our programmes have a practical
       in exciting                                             focus. Everything you learn will give you
       locations                                               the skills to work in your chosen career.
                                               Christchurch
                                                               We work closely with industry partners to
                                                               ensure that what we are teaching is what
                                                               they are looking for when you graduate.
                                                               Throughout your study, you will gain
                                                               insights into real industries by hearing
       Our campuses are in some of                             directly from our industry partners.
       New Zealand’s most vibrant cities, just
       a step from shopping malls, restaurants
       and theatres.

       Not only that, you will have everything
       you need to learn and succeed. We work
       with employers in each location so you
       have every chance to launch or extend
       your career as part of your studies.
                                                                 Help with employment
                                                                 The Aspire2 Work team are dedicated
                                                                 to helping you find work – whether that
                                                                 is part time work while you study, or full
                                                                 time work in your holidays or when you
                                                                 have completed your studies.




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Expert
     teachers                                                          An up-to-date
     who make a                                                        range of study
     difference
                                                                       Our English language programmes and
     Launching or extending your career                                our range of diplomas and certificates
     begins with a positive, engaging study                            are delivered using up-to-date
     experience. Whatever path you are                                 techniques and content, and aligned
     taking, that’s just what you will get                             with industry standards. We work with
     by working with our dedicated and                                 the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
     talented teachers, and enjoying our                               (NZQA) and industry leaders to keep our
     welcoming campuses.                                               curriculum fresh and relevant.




       Counselling                                                     Time for work
       and support                                                     and play
       When you are studying a long way                                Life at Aspire2 International isn’t all hard
       from home, sometimes you might need                             work – learning a new language, new
       someone to talk to. Feeling relaxed and                         concepts or new ideas can be tiring. It’s
       enjoying your learning experience is a                          good to balance that work with plenty of
       large part of your success, so we have                          fun, and that’s why we organise activities
       counsellors to help you sort out any                            to encourage you to mingle with other
       problems – in your first language.                              students and, if you’re coming from
                                                                       overseas, to experience Kiwi life.




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Part of
      Aspire2 Group
      Aspire2 Group Limited is New Zealand’s leading
      private provider of international and domestic
      education and vocational training.




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Aspire2 Group provides
education and vocational training                                      International
to domestic, international and
business to business students.
                                                                           Aspire2
Our vision is to create future                                          International
opportunities for our students
by providing world class
programmes. Our overarching
objective is to deliver the best                                       Domestic
possible employment outcomes
for our students.
                                                                           Aspire2          NZ Welding
Aspire2 Group has three divisions across                                   Trades             School
international, domestic and business to business.
This formidable combination delivers not only
the highest quality education experience,
but internationally recognised qualifications,
pathways and opportunities to meet and work
                                                                          Solomon          Cornerstone
with New Zealand employers.                                                Group            Education

Together we are focused on creating your future
opportunities. Start your adventure with us today.


                                                                                             Aspire2
                                                                        Naturopathic
                                                                                            Business
                                                                         College of
                                                                                           Management
                                                                        New Zealand
                                                                                           Programme




                                                                       Business to Business


                                                                          Aspire2
                                                                         Business
                                                                                         Safety 'n Action
                                                                         Workplace
                                                                       Communication




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Our Campuses
  Aspire2 International has four campuses, in
  three of New Zealand’s most vibrant cities
  and catering to over 4000 students from all
  over the world. Close to shopping malls,
  restaurants and theatres our campuses offer
  the opportunity to explore everything New
  Zealand has to offer.

 Aspire2 nurtures relationships with the business
 communities in each city, creating opportunities for you
 to get practical experience through part time employment
 while you study, and helping you launch your career.

 Each campus has world-class facilities, a student café
 and courtyard, free wi-fi, a student library (Christchurch
 eLibrary only) right down to on-site bicycle parking.
 Aspire2 campuses have everything you need to learn
 and succeed!




            Auckland
                   Tauranga




                                    Christchurch




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Auckland Campus                                                   Henderson Campus,
     Located in the North Island, Auckland is                          Auckland
     New Zealand’s largest city and home to a third
                                                                       Our purpose-built Cookery campus is located
     of the country’s population. This vibrant,
                                                                       in the Auckland suburb of Henderson, in a
     multicultural city is full of restaurants, shopping
                                                                       popular tourist region known for its vineyards,
     malls, theatres and activities. Located between
                                                                       dining options and locally grown fresh produce.
     two harbours and surrounded by ocean, there
                                                                       Because of our multicultural influences, New
     are plenty of wild beaches, islands and beautiful
                                                                       Zealand food has a vibrant style and many of our
     coastal scenery to explore within reach of the
                                                                       Chefs are internationally recognised. Auckland
     city centre. Auckland is one of New Zealand’s
                                                                       is packed with restaurants and eateries serving
     fastest growing cities and the country’s financial
                                                                       a wide variety of cuisine from all over the world,
     and economic powerhouse which creates
                                                                       creating a unique study experience and a great
     opportunities in many sectors for employment.
                                                                       place to launch your career in cookery.




     Tauranga Campus                                                   Christchurch Campus
     Tauranga is New Zealand’s fifth largest city                      Christchurch is the largest city in the South
     and the economic hub of the Western Bay of                        Island and the third largest city in New Zealand.
     Plenty region. Many national and international                    The city centre is being rebuilt with new bars,
     businesses are based there offering opportunities                 international restaurants and creative spaces
     for employment. The Port of Tauranga is the                       appearing all over the city. This is great for
     country’s largest export port and the city is                     students looking for part time work in the
     extremely well positioned geographically with                     tourism, hospitality and construction industries.
     easy access to all major New Zealand cities.                      Christchurch is also the gateway to all the
     Tauranga has fantastic weather, good quality of                   magnificent South Island scenery and amazing
     life, and exciting job opportunities, making it a                 outdoor activities.
     popular destination for study and work.




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Our Programmes
  At Aspire2 International,                                                          Business
  our practical approach
  to learning will help
  you graduate with the
  skills to be job ready.                  Level 4
  Our programmes cover
  a wide range of career
  paths, so get started with                                    NZ Diploma

  Aspire2 International.                                        in Business
                                                                  (Level 5)
                                           Level 5


             English Programmes
                                                                NZ Diploma
                                                                in Business
                                                                  (Level 6)
                                           Level 6
                    General English



                                                                Diploma
                                                                                       Diploma in              Graduate
                                                              in Business
                                                                                      Technology          Diploma in Applied
                                                              Accounting
                                                                                      Management             Management
                                                                (Level 7)
                                                                                        (Level 7)              (Level 7)
                                                             ACCA: F1-F9
                   IELTS Preparation

                                           Level 7
                                                                                                               Diploma
                                                               Diploma in              Diploma in
                                                                                                             in Business
                                                               Accounting              Business
                                                                                                             Management
                                                                (Level 7)               (Level 7)
                                                                                                               (Level 7)

                     Elective Class
                        Options


                                                                Master                 Master                 BA (Hons)
                                                              of Business            of Business              Business
                                                             Administration         Administration        and Management
                                                               (Top-Up)                 (MBA)                (Final Year)
                        NZCEL
                       (Level 4)           Further
                   Pending Approval        Study
                                                            Lincoln University:    Lincoln University:
                                                           Master of Business in   Master of Business
                                                           Global Management       in Accounting and
                                                              and Marketing             Finance

                Study in Auckland,
                Christchurch or Tauranga

                Pathway to further study
                                                                Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga



                                                                Level 5-7 programmes




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Health Services                                                                                    Cookery &                      Hospitality
                                      IT & Computing                       Engineering
 Management                                                                                       Culinary Arts                  Management


                                                                                                   NZ Certificate in
                                                                                                      Cookery
                                                                                                      (Level 4)




                                                                                                                                    NZ Diploma
                                                                                                     NZ Diploma
                            NZ Diploma in IT                                                                                       in Hospitality
                                                                                                     in Cookery
                               (Level 5)                                                                                           Management
                                                                                                       (Level 5)
                                                                                                                                      (Level 5)




                                                                              NZ Diploma
                             NZ Diploma in                                                                                         NZ Diploma in
                                                                            in Engineering
                               Systems                                                                                              Hospitality
                                                                            – Electrical and
                             Administration                                                                                        Management
                                                                              Electronics
                               (Level 6)                                                                                             (Level 6)
                                                                               (Level 6)




                                                       Graduate
    Diploma in                                                                 Diploma in
                               Diploma in                Diploma
  Health Services                                                            Electronics and
                               Computing             in Information
   Management                                                             Telecommunications
                                (Level 7)             Technology
     (Level 7)                                                                  (Level 7)
                                                        (Level 7)




                                                        Auckland
                               University of
                                                       University of
                                 Waikato:
                                                       Technology:
                                Master of
                                                    Master of Computer
                               Information
                                                     and Information
                               Technology
                                                        Sciences
                               (MInfoTech)
                                                          (MCIS)




                            Massey University:
                           Master of Information
                           Sciences (MInfoSc(IT))




   Study in Auckland,            Study in Auckland,                          Study in                 Study in                      Study in Auckland,
   Christchurch or               Christchurch or Tauranga                    Auckland                 Auckland                      Christchurch or
   Tauranga                                                                                                                         Tauranga

                                                                             Level 6-7                Level 4-5                     Level 5-6
   Level 7 programme             Level 5-7 programmes
                                                                             programmes               programmes                    Programmes


                                                                              Study pathway to University of Northhampton (UoN), United Kingdom


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Our Academic Partners
  Our Academic Partners in both New Zealand and overseas offer pathway
  opportunities for graduates of Aspire2 International programmes.

  Eligibility criteria and study requirements differ across pathway
  options. For more information and specific details please email us at
  study@aspire2international.ac.nz


  Association of Chartered                                  Auckland University of
  Certified Accountants                                     Technology (AUT),
  (ACCA)                                                    New Zealand

  Founded in 1904, and headquartered in the United          AUT is New Zealand’s second largest and fastest
  Kingdom, the Association of Chartered Certified           growing university with five faculties across three
  Accountants (ACCA) is the world’s leading body for        campuses in Auckland.
  professional accountants.
                                                            AUT can staircase our students who have completed
  The Diploma in Business Accounting Level 7 delivered by   a qualification in Business, Hospitality Management,
  Concordia Institute of Business is an ACCA accredited     Engineering or Information Technology to various AUT
  programme, students completing the program are            Bachelor's, Postgraduate and Masters programmes.
  exempted from 9 fundamental ACCA papers.
                                                             Business
   Business                                                  • Bachelor of Business
   • Exemption from Foundation Level F1 to F9
     (9 papers)                                              IT & Computing
                                                             • Master of Computer and Information Sciences
  Auckland ICT Graduate School,                              • Master of Service Oriented Computing
  New Zealand                                                • Master of Information Security and
                                                               Digital Forensics
                                                             • Master of Science
                                                             • Postgraduate Diploma in Computer and
                                                               Information Sciences

  The Auckland ICT Graduate School is a joint initiative
  by the University of Auckland and the University of
  Waikato in New Zealand, established to meet the
  increasing demand for industry-ready ICT graduates.

  Entry into the MInfoTech requires a B grade average
  or higher at Level 7. Students require a Bachelor's
  qualification to apply for the Masters of Information
  Technology.

   IT & Computing
   • Masters of Information Technology



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Manukau Institute
Lincoln University,                                                    of Technology (MIT),
New Zealand                                                            New Zealand

Lincoln University was founded in                                      Manukau Institute of Technology was established in
1878 and prides itself on developing students who are                  1970 and is located in Auckland, New Zealand.
globally connected, forward thinking, and ready to shape
                                                                       MIT offers graduates from our Engineering faculty a
tomorrow. Great futures grow at Lincoln.
                                                                       pathway to their degree programme.
Lincoln University provides pathway opportunities for our
graduates with Level 5, 6, and 7 Business qualifications.               Engineering
                                                                        • Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Master of Business in Finance
                                                                       University of
  • Master of Professional Accounting                                  Northampton (UoN),
  • Master of Business in Global Management                            United Kingdom
    and Marketing
                                                                       The University of Northampton is a public university
                                                                       based in the United Kingdom. It was formed by the
Massey University, New Zealand                                         amalgamation of training colleges in 1999 and gained
                                                                       full university status in 2005.

                                                                       Aspire2 International is approved to deliver UoN
                                                                       Bachelor's and Masters qualifications in the
                                                                       Pacific Region.
Massey University is based in Palmerston North,
New Zealand, with campuses in Auckland and                              Business
Wellington and also offers national and worldwide
                                                                        • BA (Hons) Business and Management
distance learning options.
                                                                        • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Massey Business School offers staircasing
opportunities to our students who have completed
Level 5, 6 and 7 Business and Level 7 IT qualifications.
                                                                       Waikato Institute of
                                                                       Technology (WINTEC),
  Business                                                             New Zealand
  • Business School Degree Programmes
  • Master of Management                                               The Waikato Institute of Technology, also known as
  • Master of Business Studies                                         Wintec, is one of New Zealand’s leading institutes of
                                                                       technology and is based in Hamilton.

  IT & Computing                                                       Students from the IT and Business faculties at Aspire2
                                                                       International can apply for further study in various
  • Master of Information Sciences
    (Information Technology)                                           Information Technology qualifications at Wintec.

                                                                        IT & Computing
                                                                        • Bachelor of Applied IT
                                                                        • PGDip of Applied IT
                                                                        • PGDip in Applied Informatics
                                                                        • Master of Applied IT



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English Language
           Programmes
                     Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga



                     Pathways to further study




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ENGLISH
                                                                       What can I
                                                                       study?
                                                                         Programmes



                                                                           General English




                                                                          IELTS Preparation




                                                                           Elective Class
                                                                              Options




                                                                               NZCEL
                                                                               (Level 4)
                                                                           Pending Approval




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Study English in
      New Zealand with
      Aspire2 International
      Are you looking to study, meet new people, travel, work or
      advance your career?

      Join us at Aspire2 International and we will help you use English
      to unlock the door to a world of new opportunities. Our dedicated,
      professional tutors teach students from all over the world and will
      ensure you have a unique and rewarding learning experience.




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ENGLISH
      ENG                            NZQA approved and accredited




English Language
Programmes
                                                                                NZCEL              Delivered by Foundation
      General                    IELTS                Elective Class            (Level 4)          English Limited (FEL)
      English                 Preparation                Options                Pending            Auckland, Tauranga and
                                                                                Approval
                                                                                                   Christchurch




What will I learn?                                    Student Support
General English                                       • Academic support                             Auckland
Our General English course is great                   • Aspire2 Work (job support team)
for helping you make your way with                    • Quality student experience
confidence in an English speaking                                                                           Category 1
country. Our experienced teachers                     Facilities
                                                                                                   1        School
aim to make it fun to learn real-life,
                                                      • Study and computer area
everyday English. Classes are 20 to
                                                      • Free self-study computer program
23 hours per week depending on the
                                                                                                            23 hours
location you choose. Lessons include                  • Student café and courtyard
                                                                                                   23h      per week
a mix of skills (reading, writing,                    • Free wi-fi
listening and speaking), as well as                   • Student library (Christchurch
language practice.                                      eLibrary only)                                      Student
                                                                                                            part time
                                                      • Bicycle parking
IELTS Preparation                                                                                           working rights
We offer classes at foundation                        Am I eligible?
(Intermediate) and advanced levels                    There are no mandatory prerequisites
(Upper-Intermediate/Advanced),                        to meet regulatory requirements for
and our teachers will help you learn                                                                 Tauranga and
                                                      this qualification.
strategies and develop the skills                                                                    Christchurch
needed to perform well in the exam.
                                                      Pathways to further studies
This course will give you access to
                                                      At Aspire2 International we will                      Category 1
the latest resources and your progress
                                                      help prepare you for Certificate,
                                                                                                   1        School
will be regularly assessed. Studying
                                                      Diploma, Bachelor, or post-graduate
in this class will help you make the
                                                      studies. This is your opportunity to
transition to tertiary studies.
                                                      move forward into your choice of                      20 hours
(Note: IELTS classes are subject                      programme.
                                                                                                   20h      per week
to demand in Tauranga and
Christchurch.)                                        Employment pathways
                                                      A solid result in the IELTS examination               Student
                                                      will make it easier to work, live or study            part time
                                                      in many English speaking countries.                   working rights




Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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Business
           Programmes
                     Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga



                     Level 5-7 programmes




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What can I study?
               Level 5                                 Level 6                   Level 7             Further Study




                                                                                                                                           BUSINESS
                                                                             Graduate
                                                                                                       Lincoln University:
                                                                        Diploma in Applied
                                                                           Management                Master of Business
                                                                          (With Specialisation)
                                                                                                     in Accounting and
                                                                                                          Finance
                                                                               (Level 7)




                                                                              Diploma                  Lincoln University:
                                                                            in Business              Master of Business
                                                                            Management                   in Global
                                                                         (With Specialisations)      Management and
                                                                               (Level 7)                Marketing




                                                                                                     BA (Hons) Business
          NZ Diploma                           NZ Diploma                      Diploma                and Management
          in Business                          in Business                   in Business
                                                                                                           (Final Year)
             (Level 5)                            (Level 6)                    (Level 7)




                                                                             Diploma in
                                                                            Technology               Master of Business
                                                                            Management                Administration
                                                                       (with strands in Technology
                                                                                                             (MBA)
                                                                              Marketing and
                                                                             New Enterprise)
                                                                               (Level 7)




                                                                                                     Master of Business
                                                                             Diploma in               Administration
                                                                             Accounting
                                                                                                            (Top-Up)
                                                                               (Level 7)




                                                                                                           ACCA
                                                                                                      (Association of
                                                                            Diploma in               Chartered Certified
                                                                       Business Accounting             Accountants)
                                                                               (Level 7)              (Exemption of 9 papers
                                                                                                          at Foundation
                                                                                                          Level F1 -F9)
        Study pathway to University of Northhampton
        (UoN), United Kingdom


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Where can a                                                           START HERE
  career in Business                                                 Customer Service
  & Management                    PART TIME
                                                                Representative / Receptionist


  take you?                       OPPORTUNITIES
                                  WHILE STUDYING
                                                                       Office Administrator




                                                                  Assistant Office Manager /
                                                                         Team Leader


                                  FULL TIME
                                  OPPORTUNITIES
                                                                      Manager (All Sectors)
                                                                     e.g. retail, marketing,
                                                                  facilities, sales, hospitality,
                                                                      project, technology



                                  ADVANCED LEVEL
                                  OPPORTUNITIES                            Area Manager




                                                                General Manager (All Sectors)




                                                                                 CEO


                                                                           Salary Scope:
                                                                           $35k - $207k+*

                                                         * Salaries information sourced from
                                                         TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at
                                                         September 2018.




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NZDB
                                        NZQA approved and accredited
     (L5)


New Zealand Diploma in Business -
(Level 5)




                                                                                                                                                             BUSINESS
Strands:                                              Delivered by
                                                                                                        120
                                                                                                         Credits
                                                                                                                                          1
                                                                                                                                        YEAR




 Accounting                                          Concordia Institute of Business                    120 credits
 Administration and Technology                       Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                   (equivalent to 1 academic year)
 Leadership and Management




Understanding the fundamentals of business – accounting, technology, leadership and more – will
give you a good foundation for your career in business. The programme focuses on developing your
business knowledge and skills to open opportunities for employment in the business world, or for
further study.


What will I learn?                                    Administrative and                                 Employment Pathways
This qualification will equip you with                Technology Strand                                  With the Accounting strand, you will
a broad range of practical business,                  Technology in Business                             have the skills and knowledge to be
leadership, and relationship skills                   Business System Administration                     employed in accounting roles, and
and knowledge. You can study a                        Business Functions                                 provide volunteer accounting work for
combination of core and elective                                                                         community groups.
papers to make sure you are qualified                 Leadership and                                     With the Administration and
for your choice of role.                              Management Strand                                  Technology strand, you will have the
Core Papers                                           Leadership                                         skills and knowledge to work in a
                                                      Managing People                                    wide range of administration roles.
Intro to Business in New Zealand
Business Marketing                                    Operational Management                             With the Leadership and Management
Organisational Communication                                                                             strand, you will have the skills and
                                                      Am I eligible?                                     knowledge to work at an operational
Elective Papers                                       You need a Certificate in Business                 level for a range of business entities.
                                                      Level 3 or 4, or completion of New
Accounting Strand
                                                      Zealand Year 12 secondary schooling;
Accounting and Controls
                                                      or international equivalent; and/or
Budgeting and Taxation                                appropriate
Accounting Processes                                  work experience.




* Please contact Aspire2 International for intake dates and information on the specialisations available at each campus


              For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                  be 17 years                          provide evidence of an
                                                       IELTS overall band score

     17
                  of age or older*
                  *For Auckland
                  campus only and 18+
                                           5.5         of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                       with no individual band       have a Pearson Academic Test with   have a B2 Communicator
                  for other regions                    less than 5.0                 an overall score of 42 and above    Test with a HIGH PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZDB
                                       NZQA approved and accredited
         (L6)


    New Zealand Diploma in Business -
    (Level 6)


    Strands:                                     Delivered by
                                                                                                       120
                                                                                                       Credits
                                                                                                                                                1
                                                                                                                                             YEAR




     Accounting                                 Concordia Institute of Business                       120 credits
     Administration and Technology              Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                      (equivalent to 1 academic year)
     Leadership and Management



    From strategy to marketing, economics to management – developing these fundamentals will give you
    a powerful foundation to your career in business. The programme focuses on developing you personally
    and professionally, to open opportunities for employment in the business world or for further study.


    What will I learn?                           Core Papers                                           Am I eligible?
    This qualification provides you with         Strategic Management                                  This programme is open to anyone
    well-developed administrative skills         Business Communication                                aged 18 and over.
    and a broad knowledge of a wide              Organisation Management
    variety of business contexts. You                                                                  Employment Pathways
    get to apply solutions to a defined          Elective Papers*                                      With the Accounting strand, you will
    range of unpredictable problems,
                                                 Accounting Strand                                     have the skills and knowledge to
    and analyse and evaluate information
                                                 Business Finance and Taxation                         be employed in accounting roles,
    from a variety of sources. There are
                                                                                                       and provide volunteer accounting
    opportunities to put your leadership         Accounting Information and Systems
                                                                                                       work for community groups.
    skills to the test.                          Company Reporting and Analysis
                                                                                                       With the Administration and
    You will also learn essential skills such
                                                 Administration and                                    Technology strand, you will have the
    as developing text documents and
                                                 Technology Strand                                     skills and knowledge to work in a
    spreadsheets, organising meetings,
                                                 Systemic Business Administration                      wide range of administration roles.
    maintaining financial records and
    creating presentations.                      Change Management                                     With the Leadership and Management
                                                 Managerial Technology                                 strand, you will have the skills and
                                                                                                       knowledge to work at an operational
                                                 Leadership and Management Strand                      level for a range of business entities.
                                                 Project and Financial Management
                                                 Modern Business Practice
                                                 Managing People and Change

    * Please contact Aspire2 International for intake dates and information on the strands available at each campus.


                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                  provide evidence of an IELTS


          18
                     be 18 years                  overall band score of at
                     of age or older
                                         6.0      least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                  individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                     have a Pearson Academic Test with
                                                                                     overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                               have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                               with PASS grade


                                                                                  Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DBM
                                     NZQA approved and accredited
     (L7)


Diploma in Business Management -
(Level 7) (with Specialisations)




                                                                                                                                                               BUSINESS
Specialisations                                                Delivered by
                                                                                                         240
                                                                                                         Credits
                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                             YEARS




 Small to Medium Enterprise Management                        Concordia Institute of Business           240 credits
 Information Technology Management                            Auckland, Christchurch                    (equivalent to 2 academic years)
 Tourism and Hospitality Management



If you have prior business management experience and would like to obtain a specialisation, this is
an excellent opportunity for upskilling. The programme runs up to two years. You can join the second
year directly if you have a relevant qualification.


What will I learn?                                     Core Papers                                       Information Technology
This qualification will give you the                   Small Business Conceptual Issues                  Management
skills to take on a role in business                   International Trade and Finance                   Information Systems Project
management, administration                                                                               Management
                                                       Accounting Principles
or planning, with an in-depth                                                                            Information Systems for SMEs
                                                       Operations Management
understanding of all areas of business,
including leadership, communication,                   Marketing Management                              Tourism and Hospitality
marketing operations and systems.                      Corporate Strategy and Planning                   Management
Specialist streams give you                            Strategic Marketing                               Fundamentals of Tourism and Hospitality
opportunities in business                              Managing in Organisations                         Strategic Operations in Tourism
ownership, information technology
                                                       Strategic Human Resource Management               and Hospitality
or tourist operations.
                                                       Project Management
                                                                                                         Am I eligible?
                                                       Global Business Communication
                                                                                                         You must have successfully completed a
                                                       Strategic Business Plan for SME
                                                                                                         Diploma programme at Level 5 or above.

                                                       Elective Papers*                                  If you don’t have formal qualifications
                                                       Small to Medium Enterprises                       but you have at least two years
                                                                                                         appropriate managerial experience,
                                                       Innovation and Entrepreneurship in SMEs
                                                                                                         your application will be considered on
                                                       Organisational Management
                                                                                                         a case-by-case basis. Please include
                                                       and Leadership
                                                                                                         a reference letter from your employer
                                                                                                         with your application.


* Please contact Aspire2 International for intake dates and information on the specialisations available at each campus


                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:


                                                        provide evidence of an IELTS

      18
                   be 18 years                          overall band score of at
                   of age or older
                                          6.0           least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                        individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                        have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                        with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                                 have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                                 with PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DB
                                       NZQA approved and accredited
           (L7)


    Diploma in Business -
    (Level 7)

                                                                         120                                    1
                                                                                                              YEAR




    Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business                          Credits
    Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                      120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year)




    Enhance your business career or continue with graduate level studies with this one-year programme.
    You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the business community as a positive
    contributor to enterprise and industry. You may go on to further study towards a degree or professional
    qualifications at a range of tertiary institutions both in New Zealand and abroad.



    What will I learn?                           Am I eligible?
    You will gain in-depth understanding         You must have successfully
    of the concepts, theories and models         completed a Diploma programme of
    that underpin a range of essential           Level 6 or above.
    business functions.
                                                 If you don’t have formal qualifications
    You will manage and complete a               but you have at least three years
    business project, and report using           relevant work experience, your
    concepts previously covered within           application will be considered on a
    the programme.                               case-by-case basis. Please include
                                                 a reference letter from your employer
    Core Papers                                  with your application.
    Organisational Change
    Strategic Management
    Accounting and Finance
    Marketing Management
    Business Communication
    Business Project




                 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                 provide evidence of an IELTS


          18         be 18 years                 overall band score of at
                     of age or older
                                         6.0     least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                 individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                    have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                    with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                             have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                             with PASS grade


                                                                                 Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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GDAM
                                     NZQA approved and accredited
    (L7)


Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
(Level 7) (with Specialisations)




                                                                                                                                                            BUSINESS
Specialisations                                       Delivered by
                                                                                                      120
                                                                                                       Credits
                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                                          YEAR




 Retail Management                                   Concordia Institute of Business                  120 credits
 Information Technology Management                   Auckland, Christchurch                           (equivalent to 1 academic year)
 Tourism and Hospitality Management
 Project Management



What will I learn?                                    Information Technology                           Employment Pathways
The qualification is intended for people              Management:                                      Graduates of this qualification will
with prior qualifications or experience               Information Systems Project                      have a firm understanding of core
in business management who wish                       Management                                       business concepts coupled with
to acquire knowledge and skills to                    Information Systems within                       practical application skills acquired
pursue managerial roles in specific                   Organisations                                    through their specialisation strands,
business sectors within New Zealand                                                                    research and acquired knowledge.
or internationally, or for further study in           Tourism and Hospitality                          They will be able to work effectively in
the field of business management.                     Management:                                      entry to mid-level management roles
                                                      New Zealand Tourism Management                   across a wide range of sectors both
Graduates of this qualification may
                                                                                                       large and small, in established and
undertake further study towards                       Tourism and Hospitality Industry
                                                      Strategic Management                             start-up organisations.
degree programmes across a number
of business disciplines or towards
professional qualifications at a range                Project Management:                              Graduate Outcomes
of tertiary institutions both in New                  Managing Projects                                Graduates will gain the skills required
Zealand and abroad.                                   Project Quality Assurance                        to integrate into New Zealand
                                                                                                       organisations and contribute
Core Papers
                                                      Am I eligible?                                   confidently to a range of organisational
Managing People and                                                                                    frameworks and functions.
Organisational Behaviour                              You must:
                                                                                                       They will be able to demonstrate an
Business and Marketing Communication                  • Have successfully completed an
                                                                                                       in-depth understanding of business
Applied Accounting and Budgeting                        undergraduate degree or higher, or
                                                                                                       management concepts underpinning
Strategic Operational Management                      • Provide evidence of equivalent
                                                                                                       the functional areas of strategic
                                                        practical, professional or
                                                                                                       management, accounting and finance,
Elective Papers                                         educational experience and have
                                                                                                       business communication, marketing
Retail Management:                                      gained approval from the Academic
                                                                                                       management, organisational
Functions of Retail Management                          Board for special admission.
                                                                                                       behaviour, and people management.
Retail Customer Orientation

* Please contact Aspire2 International for intake dates and information on the specialisations available at each campus


                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                        Provide evidence of an


     20            be 20 years                          IELTS band score of at
                   of age or older
                                          6.0           least 6.0 (Academic), with
                                                        no score lower than 5.5
                                                                                     have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                     with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                            have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                            with PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DTM
                                       NZQA approved and accredited
         (L7)


    Diploma in Technology Management -
    (Level 7)


    Strands                                      Delivered by
                                                                                                      120
                                                                                                      Credits
                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                                          YEAR




     Technology Marketing                       Concordia Institute of Business                      120 credits
     New Enterprise Development                 Auckland                                             (equivalent to 1 academic year)



    Enhance your career in technology management, technology sales management or enterprise
    development. Your skills can be applied to a new enterprise, an established workplace, or may lead to
    higher level management or business study.


    What will I learn?                           Elective Papers                                      many benefits to Aspire2 International
    This year-long programme is designed         Technology Marketing Strand                          students including:
    for students who would like to               Consumer Behaviour                                   • Providing training programmes
    enhance their knowledge and skills in                                                               to selected students to develop
                                                 Marketing of Technology Products
    technology management, technology                                                                   entrepreneurship skills
                                                 Project: Marketing Planning for
    sales management or enterprise
                                                 Technology Products and Services                     • Identifying promising entrepreneurs
    development. Skills and knowledge
                                                                                                        with ideas to build business
    gained through this programme can
                                                 New Enterprise Development Strand                      opportunities
    be applied directly to established
                                                 (in collaboration with e-Centre)                     • Coaching selected students in the
    workplaces, start-up enterprises
                                                 Technology Entrepreneurship                            creation and validation of business
    or used as the basis to enter post-
    graduate / higher level management /         e-Centre Sprint Programme:                             opportunities
    business study.                              Technology
                                                 Business Feasibility Planning                        Am I eligible?
    Core Papers                                  Project: Technology Enterprise                       You must have successfully completed
    Financial Management                         Planning                                             a Diploma Level 6 and have two years’
    Project Management                                                                                work experience in a technology field.
                                                 e-Centre
    Operations Management for                                                                         If you don’t have formal qualifications
    Technology-based Enterprises                 Aspire2 International works with                     but you have at least five years relevant
                                                 Massey University’s e-Centre, its                    work experience, your application will
    Advancing Sustainable and Profitable
                                                 business enterprise and innovation                   be considered based on an acceptable
    Businesses Using ICT
                                                 centre. This partnership delivers                    business concept proposal.




                 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:


                                                 provide evidence of an IELTS

          18
                     be 18 years                 overall band score of at
                     of age or older
                                         6.0     least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                 individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                   have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                   with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                            have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                            with PASS grade


                                                                                 Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DBA
                                     NZQA approved and accredited
      (L7)


Diploma in Business Accounting -
(Level 7)




                                                                                                                                                                BUSINESS
Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business
                                                                               240
                                                                               Credits
                                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                                  YEARS




Auckland                                                                       240 credits (equivalent to 2 academic years)



You do not need a prior accounting experience to enter this two-year programme. It will prepare you for
entry level professional positions in applied accounting and financial management, or for further studies
at a Bachelor level in accounting and finance. If you intend to continue studying, you will qualify to
complete 5 professional papers of the ACCA programme or the Oxford Brookes University’s BSc (Hons)
in Applied Accounting.

You will be eligible for direct enrolment into the second year if you have completed a recognised three-
year accounting qualification. If you have completed equivalent modules from the ACCA Fundamentals
level modules, you may cross-credit up to 120 credits.



What will I learn?                                    Core Papers                                         Am I eligible?
This two-year diploma programme                       Business Environment and Management                 You must have successfully completed
is an Association of Chartered                        Management Accounting                               a relevant Diploma Level 5, or have
Certified Accountants (ACCA)                          Financial Accounting                                related work experience in the
accredited programme and you will                                                                         accounting field.
                                                      Corporate and Business Law
graduate with an exemption from F1
to F9 of the Fundamentals level of the                Performance Management
ACCA qualification.                                   Taxation
                                                      Financial Reporting
                                                      Audit and Assurance
                                                      Financial Management
                                                      Small Business Accounting
                                                      MYOB / Xero / Payroll




                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                       provide evidence of an IELTS


      18
                   be 18 years                         overall band score of at
                   of age or older
                                         6.0           least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                       individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                         have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                         with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                                have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                                with PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DA
                                       NZQA approved and accredited
           (L7)


    Diploma in Accounting -
    (Level 7)



    Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business
                                                                                 120
                                                                                 Credits
                                                                                                                     1
                                                                                                                   YEAR




    Auckland, Christchurch                                                       120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year)




    Enhance your accounting career with this year-long qualification, by learning about the New Zealand
    accounting environment. You will be recognised by employers, educational institutions and the
    community as a positive contributor to business enterprise and industry. This qualification can lead to
    further study in professional accountancy, or on to employment.



    What will I learn?                           Core Papers                                           Am I eligible?
    You will gain the skills you need to         Small Business Accounting                             You must have successfully completed
    contribute confidently within a range        Cost and Management Accounting                        a relevant Diploma Level 6, or have
    of organisational frameworks and             Financial Accounting                                  a Bachelor degree or an overseas
    functions. You will know how to use                                                                equivalent in accounting.
                                                 Taxation
    accounting and payroll software, and
    understand managerial and financial          Audit and Assurance
    accounting, taxation, and financial          Financial Management
    management. You will learn to think          MYOB / Xero / Payroll
    critically about business issues, and
    propose solutions.




                 For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:


                                                 provide evidence of an IELTS

          18
                     be 18 years                 overall band score of at
                     of age or older
                                         6.0     least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                 individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                     have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                     with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                              have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                              with PASS grade

                                                                                  Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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BA(H)BM
  (Final)


BA (Hons) Business and Management
(Final Year) (Top-Up Programme)




                                                                                                                                                           BUSINESS
The BAM Top-Up is an internationally recognised Bachelor's degree from the University of
Northampton. This programme is designed for those with High National Diploma (HDN) qualifications,
New Zealand Diploma in Business or similar UK and international qualifications. The programme allows
you to gain a full honours degree in one year. You could move on to further study or work in marketing,
finance, human resources and general business. The BAM Top-up is designed to be offered in parallel
to a New Zealand Level 7 Business qualification.



What will I learn?                                    Am I eligible?
The programme covers key aspects                      If you have an HND (Edexcel, ABE,
of business and management practice                   NCC) or Foundation Degree in
and theory, while helping you develop                 Business, New Zealand Diploma in
individual and group skills.                          Business, or equivalent, we welcome
                                                      your application.
Core Papers                                           If you have signed up to one of our
The programme comprises modules                       Business Level 7 programmes, you
from the final year of the three-year                 may also apply for this programme.
BAM programme. You will be admitted
to this programme based on your
previous academic qualifications and/
or work experience.

Typical modules cover:

• Business Communication
• Marketing Management
• Organisational Change
• Strategic Management
• Accounting and Finance for Managers
• Business Project




            If English is not your first language you must provide evidence that you will be able to study
            at degree level English.

                    provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of      As this is a UK qualification and not on the New
                    at least 6.0 (Academic), with no individual band less   Zealand Qualifications Framework, you will not be

      6.0           than 5.5                                                eligible for an international student visa.



Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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Health Services
           Management
           Programme
                     Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga



                     Level 7 programme




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What can I study?
                                                      Level 7


                                                Diploma in
                                              Health Services
                                               Management
                                                    (Level 7)




                                                                                                                                         HEALTH SERVICES
                                       Where can a career in Health
                                       Services Management take you?
                                                        Salary Scope: $35k - $95k+*


                                                                                      START HERE

                                                                                           Caregiver
                                       PART TIME
                                       OPPORTUNITIES
                                       WHILE STUDYING
                                                                              Healthcare Facilities Supervisor




                                                                         • Family Support Worker
                                                                         • Community Health Coordinator
                                       FULL TIME                         • Disabilities Service Officer
                                       OPPORTUNITIES                     • Youth Worker
                                                                         • Recreational Therapist
                                                                         • Probation Officer



                                                                         • Healthcare Unit Manager
                                       ADVANCED LEVEL
                                       OPPORTUNITIES                     • Health and Welfare Services Manager
                                                                         • Residential Manager


                                       * Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at September 2018


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During my studies I worked as a Healthcare
    Assistant and was deployed to different
    hospitals around Auckland. As I was aspiring
    to become a New Zealand Registered Nurse,
    this industry experience was invaluable.




    Ailex Valdez
    Diploma in Health Services Management




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DHSM
                                     NZQA approved and accredited
    (L7)


Diploma in Health Services Management -
(Level 7)


                                                                                120                                1
                                                                                                                 YEAR




                                                                                                                                                              HEALTH SERVICES
Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business                                     Credits
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                                 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year)




If you are a health professional thinking of taking on management responsibilities, this one-year diploma
takes a learner-focused collaborative approach and will improve your current level of qualification.



What will I learn?                                    Personal & Team Effectiveness in                 Employment pathways
The diploma is divided into three                     Health and Social Care                           Graduates will be qualified to gain
learning blocks, each with sector-                    Managing Service Delivery in the                 employment in New Zealand and
specific areas of study that exposes                  Healthcare Sector                                internationally in a range of supervisory
you to aspects of health management                   An Investigative Research Project:               or managerial roles in healthcare or
and training. You will gain the                       Leading Strategic Change in Health &             health services organisations.
knowledge, skills and understanding of                Social Care
                                                                                                       Positions open to graduates may
the practices, theories and principles
                                                                                                       include Healthcare Facilities
required to be an effective manager in                Am I eligible?
                                                                                                       Supervisor, Healthcare Unit Coordinator
a healthcare or a related field.                      To enter this programme, you will need:          or Manager, Residential Services
You will study seven papers that total                • A Level 6 qualification or its                 Manager, Day Services Manager,
120 credits, including a 30 credit                      equivalent in a Healthcare /                   Health and Welfare Services Manager,
research paper.                                         Health Services related field such             Community Health Coordinator and
                                                        as Nursing / Physiotherapy /                   Health Promotions Manager.
Core Papers                                             Medical Practitioner / Social Work
Managing Finance in Health and                          / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics
Social Care                                             / Pharmacy / Medical Lab /
                                                        Ayurvedic, etc; or at least three
Managing Enterprise in the Healthcare
Sector                                                  years’ relevant work experience

Facilitating Training and Development                 • Approval for special admission from
in the Healthcare Sector                                the Academic Board

Health Promotion in New Zealand:
A Focus on Women’s Health




             For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                      provide evidence of an IELTS


      18
                   be 18 years                        overall band score of at
                   of age or older
                                         6.0          least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                      individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                       have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                       with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                               have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                               with PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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IT & Computing
           Programmes
                     Study in Auckland, Christchurch or Tauranga



                     Level 5-7 programmes




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What can I study?
                   Level 5                          Level 6                        Level 7           Further Study

                                                                                                        Massey University:
                                              NZ Diploma                   Graduate Diploma
               New Zealand                                                                                   Master of
                                               in Systems                    in Information
               Diploma in IT                                                                          Information Sciences
                                             Administration                    Technology
                 (Level 5)                                                                                 (Information
                                                  (Level 6)                       (Level 7)
                                                                                                           Technology)




                                                                                                       Auckland University
                                                                              Diploma in                 of Technology:
                                                                              Computing               Master of Computer
                                                                                  (Level 7)            and Information
                                                                                                          Sciences




                                                                                                       University of Waikato:




                                                                                                                                            IT & COMPUTING
                                                                                                             Master of
                                                                                                            Information
                                                                                                            Technology




Where can a career in                                                                              Salary Scope:
Computing & IT take you?                                                                           $45k - $207k+*

                 PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES                           FULL TIME                     ADVANCED LEVEL
                     WHILE STUDYING                              OPPORTUNITIES                    OPPORTUNITIES


                                                                                              • Computer Network and
                                                                                                Systems Engineer
                                                              • Hardware Technician
                     • Office Equipment                                                       • Network Administrator
                                                              • ICT Customer
  START HERE




                       Technologist
                                                                Support Officer               • Network Analyst
                     • Photocopier
                                                              • Web Administrator             • Analyst Programmer
                       Technologist
                                                              • ICT Support                   • Developer
                     • IT Service Desk
                                                                Technician                    • Software Engineer
                     • IT Equipment /
                                                              • Computer Systems              • ICT Programmer
                       Trades Worker
                                                                Technician                    • ICT Specialist
                                                                                              • Network Designer


* Salaries information sourced from TradeMe Salaries Guide in $NZD as at September 2018.


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NZDITTS                                NZQA approved and accredited
      (L5)


    New Zealand Diploma in Information
    Technology Technical Support - (Level 5)


    Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business
                                                                                   120
                                                                                   Credits
                                                                                                                       1
                                                                                                                     YEAR




    Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                               120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year)




    This one-year programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in
    technical support. You will be able to pursue an IT career or move on to further study.



    What will I learn?                                Core Papers                                           Am I eligible?
    You will gain skills in computer                  There are six modules that include the                To enter this programme, you will need:
    systems, application and system                   following topics:
                                                                                                            • A Certificate in Computing
    software, and network support and
                                                      Modern Data Communications                              Level 3 or 4
    configuration in a New Zealand
                                                      Applied Communications                                • Successful completion of
    IT environment. You will learn to
    develop basic computer applications,              Systems and Applications Support                        New Zealand Year 12 secondary
    administer databases and gain                     Systems Installation and Maintenance                    schooling; or international
    an understanding of user support                                                                          equivalent; and/or appropriate
                                                      Application Design and Development
    standards. New Zealand’s professional,                                                                    related work experience
                                                      Database Development and Design
    legal, and ethical principles and
    practices are also covered.




                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                     be 17 years                     provide evidence of an
                     of age or older                 IELTS overall band score

          17         *For Auckland
                     campus only and 18+
                     for other regions.
                                             5.5     of at least 5.5 (Academic),
                                                     with no individual band         have a Pearson Academic Test            have a B2 Communicator
                                                     less than 5.0                   with overall score of 42 and above      Test with HIGH PASS grade


                                                                                      Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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NZDSA
                                     NZQA approved and accredited
   (L6)


New Zealand Diploma in Systems
Administration - (Level 6)


                                                                                 120                                1
                                                                                                                  YEAR




Delivered by Concordia Institute of Business                                     Credits
Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga                                                 120 credits (equivalent to 1 academic year)



This programme will equip you with technical knowledge and hands-on experience in systems
administration and skills in industry communication. You will be able to pursue a career in IT, or
move on to further study.




                                                                                                                                                              IT & COMPUTING
What will I learn?                                    Core papers
On successfully completing this                       Network Services
programme, you will be able to:                       Active Directory Services
• Implement a range of technologies                   Infrastructure Virtualisation
  for systems and network services                    E-communications (project)
• Plan and implement automated                        Applied Communications
  system and application software                     Automated Systems Deployment
  deployment
• Plan, implement, and manage a                       Am I eligible?
  directory service                                   You should hold the New Zealand
• Analyse a range of options and                      Diploma of Information Technology
  implement a solution                                Technical Support (Level 5) or
• Implement a server-based                            have equivalent knowledge, skills
  virtualisation infrastructure                       and experience.

• Administer infrastructure for remote
  network access
• Manage and administer a messaging
  and collaboration service
• Write scripts to automate standard
  system procedures
• Apply IT service and change
  management processes and procedures




             For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:

                                                      provide evidence of an IELTS

      18
                   be 18 years                        overall band score of at
                   of age or older
                                         6.0          least 6.0 (Academic), with no
                                                      individual band less than 5.5
                                                                                       have a Pearson Academic Test
                                                                                       with overall score of 50 and above
                                                                                                                              have a C1 Expert Test
                                                                                                                              with PASS grade


Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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DC
                                       NZQA approved and accredited
           (L7)


   Diploma in Computing -
   (Level 7)



    Strands                                       Delivered by
                                                                                                  120
                                                                                                   Credits
                                                                                                                                            1
                                                                                                                                         YEAR




     Software Development                        Concordia Institute of Business                  120 credits
     Computer Networking                         Auckland, Christchurch                           (equivalent to 1 academic year)



    If you already have qualifications or experience in IT and you wish to pursue a more specialised role,
    this one-year programme is your next best step. This programme will also equip you to pursue further
    studies in computing and IT.


    What will I learn?                            Core Papers                                       Project Papers
    You will be able to specialise in             Ethics and Professionalism                        Develop and deploy a software
    either Software Development or                in Computing                                      application system
    Computer Networking.                          Strategic Implementation of                       Install and configure a computer
                                                  Information Systems                               network system
    For Software Development, you
    will build your skills in analysing,          IT Project Management                             Initiate, Plan and Manage an IT Project
    designing and building robust and             Final Specialisation Project                      Create technical documentation for an
    user-friendly enterprise or web-based                                                           IT system
    systems. You will assure the quality          Computer Networking Papers
    throughout the development process.           Wireless Networks                                 Am I eligible?
    For Computer Networking, you will             Service Desk Operations Management                You must have:
    develop essential skills in both wired                                                          • A Level 6 Diploma in Computing or
                                                  Network Infrastructure Design
    and wireless computer network                                                                     equivalent skills or knowledge
                                                  Network Security and Data Protection
    design and setup, administration,                                                               • Two years' work experience in
    maintenance and security. As a                                                                    software development, networking
                                                  Software Development Papers
    specialist who can design, maintain                                                               or equivalent skills
    and secure these computer networks,           Software Testing
    you will be in demand.                        Web Programming
                                                  Object Oriented Analysis and Design
    For either specialty, you may also
    choose to gain MTA, MCSE and                  Application Development
    MCDBA certification from Microsoft.
    Additional fees apply.


    * Please contact Aspire2 International for intake dates and information on the strands available at each campus


                For international students: If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must:


                                                  have an IELTS overall

          18
                     be 18 years                  band score of at least 6.0

                                         6.0
                     of age or older              (Academic), no individual      have a Pearson Academic Test              have a C1 Expert Test
                                                  band less than 5.5             with overall score of 50 and above        with PASS grade


                                                                               Refer to our website for intake dates at aspire2international.ac.nz
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