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Explore career paths in technology

One of the most exciting industries you can enter, technology is informing all other industries as we navigate the digital revolution.

Introduction to careers in tech

Opportunities are only limited by your imagination in this constantly evolving sector.

Think back to every movie you’ve ever watched that was set in the future. One thing they generally have in common is the role of technology in creating that particular alternate universe. Flying cars zoom the skies, super-computers manipulate events, robots become so lifelike it’s impossible to tell the difference… the list goes on!

What is the tech industry?
What is the tech industry?
From Shazam to Spotify to that slick new Tesla you'll own one day, tech is all around us. Here's an intro into what it m…
Technology industry overview
Technology industry overview
With tech, anything is possible… it’s an industry where the world is your oyster.
Tech industry a major drawcard for NZ university students
Tech industry a major drawcard for NZ university students
New Zealand's university students have voted for their Top 100 Graduate Employers, with the government sector taking the…
What is the tech industry?
What is the tech industry?
From Shazam to Spotify to that slick new Tesla you'll own one day, tech is all around us. Here's an intro into what it m…
Technology industry overview
Technology industry overview
With tech, anything is possible… it’s an industry where the world is your oyster.
Tech industry a major drawcard for NZ university students
Tech industry a major drawcard for NZ university students
New Zealand's university students have voted for their Top 100 Graduate Employers, with the government sector taking the…

Free short course trials

Before you decide on next steps, jump in and test the waters with these free short courses

Ever wondered what it's like to study technology? Now's your chance to find out! Jump in and learn key concepts from leading course providers.


An introduction to data science with no coding involved.
This course is designed to start you on a path toward future studies in web development and design, no matter how little experience or technical knowledge you currently have.
Get a brief introduction to the C++ language from the experts at Microsoft.
Empower yourself to create and control digital information, and gain the computational thinking skills to tackle our most complex problems.
Gain an understanding of what the IoT is and the requirements to design your own IoT solutions. Start developing IoT ideas in your industry.

Career pathways

This is where the rubber hits the road! Check out if you're inspired by these career pathways in tech?

Some of them are even recruiting students straight out of secondary school. If you like what you see, why not get in touch to learn more!? These employers would love to hear from you!

Related degrees

So you've decided you might like to pursue tech further? Check out these related courses!

While further study is no longer always a prerequisite for a career in technology, some courses can help launch your career to new levels!


Certificate

Learn the essential knowledge and concepts of computer hardware, networks, web design, user experience, databases and software development to develop web applications, in this Certificate programme.

Bachelor

In the Software Development major in the Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences you develop the skills to design and develop new and existing software solutions using common development tools.

Bachelor

Prepare yourself for an IT career with hands-on learning in a fun, modern and well-resourced computing facility. Develop your understanding of data communications, networking, IT management, web and software development, business intelligence and systems analysis, and design, and cybersecurity.