New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Qualifications in Information and Communications Technology (Blue Book) (12th Ed.)

Andrews, Michael and Roberton, Garry, eds. (2008) New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Qualifications in Information and Communications Technology (Blue Book) (12th Ed.). National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications, Hamilton, New Zealand. ISBN 9780473142926

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1 INTRODUCTION 1.1 This publication contains details of the following qualifications: • Certificate in Computing (CIC) (Equivalent NQF Level 3 qualification) • Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Level 5 (DipICT L5) (Equivalent NQF Level 5 qualification) • Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Level 6 (DipICT L6) (Equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification) • Diploma in Information and Communications Technology Level 7 (DipICT L7) (Equivalent NQF Level 7 qualification), formerly National Diploma in Business Computing (NDBC) 1.2 This publication also contains the regulations for the award of the Personal Computer Drivers Licence (PCDL), which is an embedded award in the DipICT L5. 1.3 A review has been carried out in accordance with Section 4.3 of this document, which requires a complete review of the contents of this document at least once every two years. The previous edition was introduced at the beginning of 2006. This edition is the result of a revision undertaken in 2008 (for introduction in 2009) with the following specific objectives: • To incorporate new material to keep the contents abreast of the rapid developments in the New Zealand and international computing and information technology industry. • To review the structure of the qualifications. • To correct inconsistencies and errors. 1.4 The validity of the regulations contained in the 12th edition has been extended to December 2011 in recognition of the quality assurance processes involved in approving and registering changes to programmes within member institutions. This extension does not apply to the content of module prescriptions.The modules contained in Appendices C and E of this edition, both revised and new, are valid from December 2008. 1.5 NACCQ has delegated authority from ITP New Zealand for the development, moderation and review of the CIC, PDCL, DipICT L 5, 6 and 7 in accordance with the governance framework (Appendix M)

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Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
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Divisions:Schools > School of Information Technology
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