13PCE

NCEA Level 3 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

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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10 consumables charge. A $5 printing credit is recommended.

Recommended Prior Learning

No prior learning required

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 112 v9
NZQA Info
Produce business or organisational information using word processing functions
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2785 v10
NZQA Info
Create a computer spreadsheet to provide a solution for organisation use
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2787 v8
NZQA Info
Create and use a computer database to provide a solution for organisation use
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2789 v9
NZQA Info
Produce desktop published documents for organisation use
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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