12PCE

NCEA Level 2 Practical Computing

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Creighton

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. Students will obtain basic computer competency for job skills, and recognised accreditation.

The course offers a range of Unit Standards across:

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

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

NCEA Level 2

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Pathway

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. 111 v9
NZQA Info
Use a word processor to produce documents for a business or organisation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2784 v8
NZQA Info
Create and use a computer spreadsheet to solve a problem
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2788 v9
NZQA Info
Produce desktop published documents to meet a set brief
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12884 v8
NZQA Info
Create electronic documents and manage a file for generic text and information management
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12885 v8
NZQA Info
Create and enhance electronic documents combining text and images for generic text and information management
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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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