Business Administration and Technology (Level 3)

In just 17 weeks, develop key skills needed in office administration. Use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Learn accounting software such as MYOB. Improve customer service and communication skills. Work effectively in teams.


What you will learn

  • Microsoft Word formatting skills to intermediate level
  • Produce business documents
  • Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint
  • MYOB accounting software
  • Deal with financial transactions, including accounts receivable and payable
  • Database management using Microsoft Access
  • Introductory web design skills
  • Customer service and communication skills
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Programme Structure

This is an achievement-based programme, with a marks and grades awarding system ranging from A+ to C.

Any study question you have, we’ll answer it or find out who can.
Marie, Learning Advisor

Career options

  • Administration Assistant
  • Customer Service Roles
  • Personal Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Data Entry Operator

Further study options

Build your skills in business administration and computing.

What your week will look like

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Timetable is indicative only, a full timetable will be available prior to course start. 

Upcoming start dates

  • 5 March 2018

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • 10 NCEA literacy credits at Level 1 or above
  • 10 NCEA numeracy credits at Level 1 or above
  • Or equivalent academic or practical experience of an appropriate kind


If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

What it will cost


  • Fee: $3,060
  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details


This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

The Wellington CBD campus is at 11-17 Church Street, Wellington.

Read more about our Wellington CBD campus.

Ready to enrol?


Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.


Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Documents and other details

Offered by:
School of Business and Information Technology
Offered by:
Te Kete Hangarau o te Pākihi me te Aronui
Formal programme title:
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) (Level 3)
Programme code:
Any study question you have, we’ll answer it or find out who can.
Marie, Learning Advisor