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CTech and CITPNZ: Which is right for you?

Please refer to the CTech and CITPNZ pages for more detailed information.

 

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Suitable for: IT Professionals in their first few years of practice with proven foundational IT/software skills and who practice professionally. Senior IT Professionals who meet internationally agreed standards of competence, education, experience, and ethical conduct.
Post nominal: CTech CITPNZ
Entry requirement: Have practiced in IT at SFIA Level 3 or higher for at least one year (in the last three). Can show evidence of success operating at SFIA Level 5 or above.
Entry guidelines: Usually 1-3 years of experience, plus education. (Degree not necessarily reqd). Usually 6+ years of combined education plus experience, with at least 1 at a senior level. (Degree not necessarily reqd).
Broad knowledge assessment: Self-assessment against the EUCIP Core computing curriculum, covering broad knowledge of IT, or a degree accredited by ITPNZ (or a Seoul Accord signatory). Meeting the CITP Breadth of Knowledge, evidenced by a choice of either: (1) peer review, (2) formal test, or (3) a degree accredited by ITPNZ or a Seoul Accord signatory.
Specialist knowledge: SFIA Level 3 or above in at least one specific IT skill. SFIA Level 5 or above in at least two specific IT skills.
Professional knowledge: Self-assessment against the ITP Professional Knowledge Curriculum. Self-assessment against the ITP Professional Knowledge Curriculum (with questions during the teleconference interview).
Competency and Responsibility: Meet requirements of SFIA Level 3. Meet requirements of SFIA Level 5.
Character requirements: Application supported by one IT Professional in good standing, plus publication of applicant's name and no serious or repeated dishonesty-related criminal convictions. Application supported by two IT Professionals in good standing, plus publication of applicant's name and no serious or repeated dishonesty-related criminal convictions.
Assessment process: Paper-based assessment by ITP Assessment Team. Paper-based application and teleconference interview with facilitator and subject expert.
Ongoing CPD Requirements: At least 10 hours of continuing professional development per year. At least 30 hours of continuing professional development per year.
Assessment cost:
$95 incl GST $395 incl GST
Annual cost: $100 incl GST $195 incl GST
= Total in year 1: $195 incl GST $590 incl GST
Apply: Apply for CTech Apply for CITPNZ
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