NCEA Level 3 Practical Computing

13PCE
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 112 v9 Produce business or organisational information using word processing functions
3
I
5
U.S. 2785 v10 Create a computer spreadsheet to provide a solution for organisation use
3
I
5
U.S. 2787 v8 Create and use a computer database to provide a solution for organisation use
3
I
6
U.S. 2789 v9 Produce desktop published documents for organisation use
3
I
6
Total Credits

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