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Grow your digital skills and build online confidence. Get hands-on experience with helpful digital tools that you can use in your workplace, business, or organisation with this highly practical short course.

What is it?

This NZQA-accredited course is designed to upskill Kiwis with essential tech skills, to stay relevant and ahead of the curve in their career. Join your peers online and study part-time. It is easy to fit around your work and family commitments.

Boost your decision-making skills, and become an expert in AI, project management, and collaboration tools for instant application and results.

Who is this course for?

This course was created to develop key digital skills for people at work – whether a side-hustle or on a team in a large company. This course provides highly relevant and practical skills for people wanting to build confidence using new digital tools, with a focus on communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

No matter what level you’re at now, this short course will help you take your digital knowledge to the next level while equipping you for the future.

If you are looking to develop digital skills that you can apply immediately, then this course is for you.

What will you learn?

Essential skills needed to stay competitive in the workplace. You will learn through practical and interactive activities, discussions and collaborative approaches.

• Awareness of what digital channels, tools and training your workplace needs.
• Increase your ability to prepare for change and use tools to create more efficiency.
• Gain confidence working with others online in a collaborative and effective way.

How is the course delivered?

100% online, through live-facilitated workshops for maximum flexibility.
Learn part-time over 7 weeks.

Topics covered include:

• Analytical techniques
• Generative AI
• Content creation
• User personas
• Digital marketing

Here’s what our students say:

“I can’t thank all of the tutors enough! I feel energised by this course, ready to continue my learning, and much more confident about trying and implementing digital tools.”
Anonymous student feedback

“All of the sessions were valuable to me, most things were new to me.
I liked the way we were introduced to a new concept and a new digital tool at each session.”
Anonymous student feedback

“I found every session valuable and applicable to developing my skills. Loved the guest speaker sessions as well.”
Anonymous student feedback

What are the entry requirements?

To be eligible to study on this programme, you must have:

• A level 6 or higher qualification (or equivalent)
• Or equivalent professional experience in a relevant field

For further information, including how to demonstrate equivalent professional experience, please download our prospectus or book a chat with Shruti – our Enrolment Manager.

The Nitty Gritty:

Fully-funded by academyEX for NZ domestic students (valued at $450).

Intake dates
Start in May, June, July, September or October 2024.

Qualification level
NZQA accredited, Level 7 (15 credits).