This programme introduces you to the exciting world of computing technology and its applications that are both nationally and locally relevant.
The qualification provides a sound basis for further education and training for people interested in a career in computing. This certificate can lead to the National Certificate in Computing (Level 3).
107 Produce text processed communications
111 Operate a word processor
121 Use office administration and communication systems
16677 Key in text at 15 words per minute
2784 Create and use a simple computer spreadsheet to solve a problem
2786 Create and use a simple computer flatfile database to solve a problem
2790 Use and maintain personal computer peripherals
2791 Integrate spreadsheet and database data into a word processed document
2780 Operate and maintain a personal computer system
2781 Manage and protect data in a personal computer system
5940 Produce a presentation using a desktop presentation computer application
6743 Demonstrate an understanding of ergonomic principles for computer workstations
9680 Communicate within an organisational context
24872 Produce documents for a workplace using a computer
Note: the unit standards covered in the programme may vary according to industry and student needs.
At the completion of this programme, students will have the required competencies to function successfully and effectively at operational levels within the business administration and computing sector.
The major criterion for entry is that the applicant will have a reasonable chance of success. 16 years of age or over. Mature applicants welcome.
For students to be considered to have satisfactorily completed this programme and be eligible for the award of the qualification "National Certificate in Computing Level 2" they must have:
- attended for not less than 80% of the timetabled class hours and other activities relating to the programme .
- completed all practical and theory exercises relating to the programme.
- met the assessment requirements and demonstrated competence in the assessed programme unit standards relating to the programme, to a minimum of 40 credits as specified.
(Please note: students failing to attend 80% of timetabled programme hours will forfeit zero fee entitlement).