Get I.T. qualified

Long Bay College is the only secondary school on Auckland’s North Shore to offer students Microsoft, Adobe and Autodesk certifications. The College is a Certiport testing centre, presenting students at all levels of the school with an opportunity to gain an edge in their education and career prospects. This year, students have the opportunity to become an MTA (Microsoft Technology Associate).

  • Students can study a range of Microsoft certifications and Adobe qualifications, such as Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, Affect Effects and Illustrator.
  • The course material is all available online, providing students with the highly flexible option of studying for the certifications around their other commitments.
  • The cost to sign-up and access course information is low and includes the cost of one exam.
  • Exams are usually held towards the end of each term.
  • A working group of teachers support the students as they study for their qualification.
  • The qualifications provide a competitive edge on students’ C.V.s.

Microsoft Certification costs

  • Access to training material for 1 year: $38
  • Each certification cost: $10 MOS and $15 Adobe

Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships

Each year, the top students in the country are invited to represent New Zealand at Certiports Microsoft Office Specialist World Championships. First place prize includes $7000 and lots of Microsoft goodies.


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