NCEA Level 1 Practical Computing

11PCE
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


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Practical Computing

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.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


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

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