Certificate in Information Technology & Client SUpport*

The only thing certain in today’s workplace is change. Stay ahead and set yourself up for a career with a future with this short, sharp Certificate in IT and Client Support.  In just 16 weeks you’ll learn the practical skills and technical smarts you need to land a job in the fast-growing and lucrative IT sector. From networking and operating systems, to hardware and scripting, this programme is your ticket to a bunch of exciting IT roles - and a career that will actually take you places. Average entry-level salaries range from $46-65K, and that’s just for starters.


Our innovative, hands-on training is delivered by super-talented lecturers who know their stuff. Here's a taste of what you'll learn.

  • the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration.

  • troubleshooting of PCs and related hardware

  • basic networking and scripting

  • installing/configuring operations systems


Looking for a career that will go the distance? Sharpen your skills and navigate your future with the Certificate in Information Technology and Client Support. This NZQA accredited programme is your gateway to the IT world. You’ll graduate with industry knowledge, high-demand skills, and a bevvy of awesome career opportunities, including:

  • Field Service Technician

  • IT Support Technician

  • Help Desk Technician

After graduating from this course you can join our Cloud level 7 programme and build your career in one of the best paid jobs in the world’. Keep upskilling and adapting in this booming sector and your potential earnings could be eye-watering.


We provide students with a 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. Many jobs that exist now will be obsolete in ten years’ time. Stay relevant in our rapidly evolving world by studying at AMES – the Institute of IT.



25 February 2019
22 July 2019


Domestic Students:
$3,264 + $170 Student Services Levy

(Eligible for 'Fees-Free' study)

International Students:
$6,500 + $750 Course Fee


16 weeks


NZQF level 5


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*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.