NCEA Level 2 Practical Computing

12PCE
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


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Practical Computing

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. 111 v9 Use a word processor to produce documents for a business or organisation
2
I
5
U.S. 2784 v8 Create and use a computer spreadsheet to solve a problem
2
I
3
U.S. 2788 v9 Produce desktop published documents to meet a set brief
2
I
5
U.S. 12884 v8 Create electronic documents and manage a file for generic text and information management
2
I
3
U.S. 12885 v8 Create and enhance electronic documents combining text and images for generic text and information management
2
I
4
Total Credits

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