11PCE

NCEA Level 1 Practical Computing

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Creighton

NCEA Level 1 Practical Computing

This course will provide an opportunity for students who wish to enhance their basic understanding of digital literacy and computing software packages as a bridge to further secondary or tertiary study, or to obtain basic computer competency for job skills.The course offers a range of Unit Standards across:

  • Data Entry (Students will learn to enter information efficiently)
  • Word Processing, Image manipulation and Spreadsheets
  • Effective Digital Communication in the Workplace Presentation Skills
  • Computer Management Competencies

Students who complete the course will be able to develop a Curriculum Vitae as they complete the modules of the course.

This course offers a pathway to Official Microsoft Certification as well as NZQA Unit Standard Assessment.

NCEA Level 1

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 Consumables.It is strongly recommended that students purchase a $20 Print Credit from the Student Office.

Pathway

This course is suitable for a wide range of students with varying academic levels and future aspirations. It is ideal for students preparing for tertiary study as well as those planning to go directly into employment.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 101 v8
NZQA Info
Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 102 v8
NZQA Info
Consolidate keyboarding skills and produce accurate text based documents
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2780 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a personal computer system
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2792 v8
NZQA Info
Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5946 v8
NZQA Info
Use computer technology to create and deliver a presentation from given content
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12883 v8
NZQA Info
Enter and manage text for generic text and information management
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18743 v5
NZQA Info
Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
2
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Burnside High School may change any costs, courses or standards offered without notice.

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