Learn and apply the skills you need to start a career in the tech industry or pathway into further study for Cloud technology.
In this course you’ll gain hands on real world knowledge of computer hardware. You will explore hardware components, operating systems, networking, mobile devices, security and operational procedures. You will also learn how to identify, troubleshoot and repair a wide range of computer hardware and software support issues.  


NZ Immigration's long term short skill list shows that there is a shortage of IT professionals in New Zealand as the industry is growing rapidly. Upon completion of this programme you will not only have an AMES qualification, but you will also be able to sit for an internationally recognized certification from CompTIA+.


Get an overview of the curriculum below!



24 July 2017
Evening classes available


Field technicians earn $43,000-$60,000 per year!***


We provide students with project based learning environments, so you’ll learn by doing just like you would in the workplace. Our practical learning model equips our students with industry relevant skills which opens the gateway to the IT industry and jobs of the future. We support and inspire dynamic, team-orientated and technically talented graduates who will help to grow New Zealand’s global reputation as skilled innovators while propelling their own careers forward.

* Start dates are subject to change, pending enrolment numbers, availability and any unforeseen funding fluctuations. AMES reserves the right to modify schedules to best accommodate the internal running of the institute and to best serve the student learning experience. 

**In 2015, AMES was purchased by Animation College New Zealand Ltd, a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) registered and accredited provider (PTE registration no. 9324). Animation College, as the registered PTE, awards all of the qualifications that are offered by AMES - The Institute of IT.