Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.
If you show that you have equivalent skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, you may be able to gain alternative entry.
Note: The number of courses you have to complete for this qualification may be reduced where you have relevant credits from previous study, or evidence of similar learning or experience in the workplace.
This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to work in a wide range of general office administration roles in a variety of sectors, under broad guidance.
These may include: a sole-charge role in a small business entity, senior receptionist, customer relationship roles, personal assistant or secretary, lead administrator, front line customer service, call or contact centre operator, office support worker, web administrator or service desk co-ordinator.
Medical insurance: NZD $600 per year