ICA is a private training provider which is focused on the provision of quality training. Well qualified & internationally experienced staff, current and extensive learning resources together with attractive, modern and centrally located sites with the Head Office situated in West Auckland, ensures that your learning experience is first rate. ICA works closely with industry community and government representatives.

At present ICA has three primary areas of training.The Business and Communication Department offers the New Zealand Diploma in Business Level 6 course, the Horticulture Department offers the ICA Certificate in Horticulture course including the National Certificates Levels 2 and 4 and the English Department offers the Certificate in General English,  and English for Migrant (EfM).

ICA endeavours to meet current training needs in New Zealand and internationally by focusing on key areas of strategic relevance i.e. English, Business, Horticulture and soon Early Childhood. ICA has  NZQA approval to deliver through distance education the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 3, has TEC approval to deliver English for New Migrants training and has NZQA or approval to deliver National Certificate in Horticulture (level 4) (Advanced) and the National Certificates in Early Childhood Care and Education (Levels 3 and 5).

ICA has agreements with a range of recognised education, training and local government and community organisations both in New Zealand and internationally

 

Diploma in Business

A graduate of the New Zealand Diploma in Business will in a range of diverse and changing organisational settings, effectively be able to:

 * add value by applying specific business skills

* apply a range of interpersonal and communication skills

* apply critical problem solving skills with initiative and judgement

* recognise ethical and cultural issues inherent in decision making

* work independently and within teams of diverse people

                

Level of Study : Diploma                                

Mode of Study : Full Time

Exam : IELTS                       

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National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing

Subject/Classification : Business Administration

Text Processing and Office Tools

Qualification type National Certificate

Level 3

Credit 60

Entry requirements : Not specified

Outcome statement 

 This national certificate is designed to:

 * recognise a broad range of business administration knowledge and skills required of administrators while allowing them to select credits to match their business administration and information technology related positions; and

* provide recognition of an intermediate level of competence, knowledge and skills to permit and assist a pathway to further education and training.

 

The flexible structure of the qualification allows providers and employers to tailor programmes to meet individual skill needs that reflect the diverse roles and positions required to meet business administration and information technology needs of the business community at an intermediate level. Minimum credits specified for interpersonal communications and writing recognise the need for competencies that underpin all business administration roles.

 

This qualification is the second of four qualifications in business administration for those seeking employment and/or further training and education through an accredited provider or through work based training programmes.

 

Although the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing (Level 2) [Ref: 0008] is not a prerequisite, this certificate builds on the skills and knowledge recognised by it and can lead to the National Certificate in Business Administration (Level 4) [Ref: 0634], and the
National Diploma in Business Administration (Level 5) [Ref: 0370]. Alternatively, it could lead to other qualifications in the Business, and
Computing and Information Technology fields. Quality assurance body New Zealand Qualifications Authority

                

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NZIM Diploma in Management

The NZIM Diploma in Management Level 5 constitutes an NZQA approved qualification of 120 credits. The NZIM Diploma in Management provides a thorough grounding in business and management practice appropriate to enter management roles in business. The qualification is designed as an exit point from the NZ Diploma in Business for those students who wish to have a basic understanding of management practice but do not wish to specialise in business studies.  It also provides a platform to transition to degree programmes or advanced management qualifications such as the NZIM Diploma in Management (Advanced).

Course description

The NZIM Diploma in Management is an NZQA approved level 5 qualification. This qualification consists of six papers from the NZ Diploma in
Business or their equivalent in other qualifications. The student needs to pass in four compulsory business papers plus two optional papers in management areas to complete the qualification.

Level of Study : Diploma                                

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National Certificate in Early Childhood and Care (Level 5)

The National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) is designed for people contemplating further tertiary study or considering a career in early childhood education and care. It recognises the knowledge, skills, and attributes required for early childhood education and care across all early childhood services and settings within the sociocultural context of Aotearoa/New Zealand and allows flexibility for the holder to choose the setting in which they wish to work.

 

Holders of this qualification will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the areas of: educational theory and practice; family, whanau, community and society; home-based caregiver management; professional practice; interpersonal communication; and food technology and nutrition.

 

The requirements are all compulsory, as the basic principles of early childhood education and care apply across all settings. The requirements include credit for unit standards that recognise knowledge and skills related to the New Zealand early childhood curriculum Te Whariki;
observation techniques; programme planning; safe supervision; emergency plans and procedures; and the facilitation of early childhood education and care arrangements.

 

The qualification shares some credit with and builds on the introductory skills recognised by the National Certificate in Early Childhood
Education and Care (Level 3) [Ref: 403] and may lead to further study at diploma or degree level.

                

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Diploma in Horticulture

The course includes introduction to horticulture, production horticulture, managing horticulture employment, horticulture research, managing resources in horticulture and horticultural safety and risk.

 

Students will have horticultural management knowledge and practical skills to access horticulture positions in supervisory and management

roles of further study.

                

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