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Upskill your career with our IT CoP packages

IT has a high demand in New Zealand and with roles changing all you need is to keep your skills up to date. 

Upskilling not only boosts your qualifications but also helps with career progression and promotion. As you are investing in yourself – this puts you in a more competitive position in your industry. This means that with careful selection of your package, you can empower yourself with a range of skills from project management to technical. 

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Below are seven packages that you can select from and a schedule of when the packages are being offered. Certificate of Proficiency, Information Technology Packages 2020-2021.

Fundamentals of Information Technologies

Overview

An introduction to the fundamental “nuts and bolts” of information systems. For people who know the basics of how to use computers and want to learn more about how they work.

Courses

·      COMP503 Fundamentals of Computer Programming

·      COMP504 Fundamentals of Computer Databases

·      COMP505 Fundamentals of Computer Networking

Details

·      45 credits

·      Level 5 courses

·      One-semester duration

·      Intake semester 3, September 2020

Intermediate Computer Networking

Overview

Develops the skills and theory of computer networks. For people who want to up-skill into network administration.

Courses

·      COMP505 Fundamentals of Computer Networking

·      CONE618 Server Administration

·      CONE622 Intermediate Computer Networking

·      CONE623 Cloud Computing

Details

·      60 credits

·      Level 5 and 6 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intakes semester 3, September 2020 and semester 1, February 2021

Intermediate Software Development

Overview

Develops the skills and theory of software development. For people who want to up-skill into software development.

Courses

·      COMP503 Fundamentals of Computer Programming

·      COMP504 Fundamentals of Computer Databases

·      SOFT606 Desktop Applications Development

·      SOFT605 Object Oriented Programming

Details

·      60 credits

·      Level 5 and 6 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intakes semester 3, September 2020 and semester 2, May 2021

Information Technology Project Management

Overview

A package of courses that cover the skills and techniques of IT project management. For people who want to add project management skills to their technical skills.

Courses

·      COMM502 Business Communication

·      COMP601 Systems Analysis and Design

·      COMP617 Requirements Modelling

·      COMP701 Information Technology Project Management

Details

·      60 credits

·      Level 5, 6 and 7 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intakes semester 3, September 2020; semester 1, February 2021 and semester 3, September 2021

Business Information Systems

Overview

Intermediate coverage of the technologies and skills of managing business information systems.

Courses

·      COMM502 Business Communication

·      BUSS502 Business Environment

·      INFO614 Intermediate Computer Databases

·      INFO620 Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Details

·      60 Credits

·      Level 5 and 6 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intake semester 3, September 2020; semester 2, May 2021 and semester 3, September 2021

Advanced Network Security

Overview

Comprehensively covers advanced topics in cybersecurity. For people who have a background in computer networks and an interest in acquiring advanced cybersecurity skills.

Courses

·      CONE810 Computer and Communication Network Security

·      CONE811 Penetration Testing

·      CONE709 Network System Security

·      One other elective course such as, COMP801 Research Methods or COMP805 Specialisation Project.

Details

·      60 credits

·      Level 7 and 8 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intake semester 1, February 2021

Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence

Overview

Comprehensively covers advanced topics in data analytics and artificial intelligence. For people who have a technical background and want to enter into this exciting and in-demand area.

Courses

·      INFO812 Data Mining

·      INFO813 Artificial Intelligence

·      INFO716 Business Intelligence and Analytics

·      One other elective course such as COMP801 Research Methods or COMP805 Specialisation Project.

Details

·      60 credits

·      Level 7 and 8 courses

·      Two semesters duration

·      Intake semester 1, February 2021

For more information about IT CoP courses and how you can gain the knowledge to improve your career prospects, contact our Academic Head of Information Technology Programmes Dr Michael Watts or enquire with our marketing team – enquiry@ais.ac.nz