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Certificate in Applied Technology (Audio-Visual Technician)

Unitec Institute of Technology
Auckland, New Zealand
Qualification
Certificate
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
1 year
Intakes
July
Tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,711

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants must be at least 16 years of age on the date of the programme's commencement for the semester in which they wish to enrol (or provide a completed Early Release Exemption form).
  • For Level 4 Certificate programmes applicants must have a minimum of 4 years secondary education, and a minimum of 12 NCEA credits at Level 1 in each of at least two subjects, OR a pass in two subjects in New Zealand School Certificate, OR Unitec Certificate in Foundation Studies: Whitinga (Level 2) in a relevant pathway, OR equivalent.

Special Admission

  • Attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day of the semester in which study for the Certificate is to commence; AND
  • Have provided sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other life experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification.

English Language Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum standard of English as demonstrated by a minimum of 12 credits at NCEA Level 1 in English.
  • International Students for whom English is not their First Language 
    • Completion of NZ Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Level 3 with endorsement of either General or Workplace or Academic;
    • An overall IELTS band score (Academic Format) of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5;
    • An overall TOEFL pBT (Paper-based Test) score of 530 (plus essay TWE of 4.5) OR an overall TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test ) score of 46 (plus writing score of 20);
    • Level B1 under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR);
    • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a pass at Grade C OR Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) with a score of 47 or higher under the Cambridge International standard tests of English as a foreign language;
    • Pearson Test of English (PToE) (Academic) with a score of 42;
    • City & Guilds Internal English for Speakers of Other Languages (IESOL) B2 Communicator with a score of 42.

Curriculum

  • Electrical Fundamentals A
  • AV Signal Principles
  • Computer Concepts
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Digital Logic 
  • Advanced Digital Electronics
  • Theatre Systems and Technology 
  • Screen Technology Project

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