National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing

National Certificate: Information Technology: End User Computing

Qualification ID: 61591
Includes:  MS Office, Salesforce, Sage50 and Project Management
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 3
Unit Standards: 130 
To Be Completed: Online training, Online Exams, Work-based experience (to be arranged by client self) and Portfolio of evidence
Additional fee:  Printing and positing of Portfolio of evidence document

The purpose of the qualification is to build the knowledge and skills required by learners in End User Computing. It is intended to empower learners to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the End User Computing environment in the South African community and to respond to the challenges of the economic environment.

The qualification addresses the need in the workplace for nationally recognised qualifications, based on unit standards, which will allow learners with workplace experience in End User Computing to obtain recognition for prior learning.

The qualification provides a framework for learners to develop skills that will enable them to become competent in End User Computing. It introduces theoretical concepts of End User Computing and requires the application thereof, to develop a range of skills that will enable learners to be better-informed workers in their chosen industry. It provides a balanced learning experience that lays the foundation for access to further education, lifelong learning and to productive employment.

A qualifying learner will be able to:

·    Competently apply the knowledge, techniques & skills of End User Computing applications in the workplace.

·    Understand the impact and use Information Communication & Technology (ICT) in an organisation and society.

·    Improve Communication by combining communication skills with End User Computing skills.

·    Improve the application of mathematical literacy in the workplace, by better utilising applicable End User Computing Applications 

The National Certificate in IT: End User Computing at NQF Level 3, is intended for learners already employed or new learners entering the workplace, requiring End User Computing skills. The unit standards of this qualification may be added to other industry qualifications to provide an End User Computing focus with comparison, choice, interpretation and the application of knowledge.

Exit level outcomes:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface- based word Processing Application skills in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface- based Presentation Application skills in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface- based Spreadsheet Application skills in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface- based Electronic Mail Application skills in the workplace
  • Demonstrate an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface- based Web Browser Application skills in the workplace
  • Improve Communication by combining communication skills with End User Computing Skills
  • Improve the application of mathematical literacy in the workplace, by better utilizing End User Computing Applications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of Information Communications and Technology (ICT) in an organization and the impact, it has on society.

Learning assumed to be in place:

It is assumed that the learner is competent in skills gained at the further education and training band up to NQF level 2. Further learning assumed is that learners are competent in End User Computing at NQF level 1.

The assumed learning can be acquired in the traditional way of formal study as well as in the workplace. Acquiring the competencies in a workplace (either via formal learnerships or on-the-job training) has the potential of addressing the problems of the past, where formal qualifications were only obtainable by way of formal study.
 


Word

  • Learn to create and edit Microsoft Word document
  • How to navigate the Word 2013 interface /Ribbon
  • Learn about the File Tap
  • Learn to create new documents and use Word
  • Templates
  • How to open new documents and existing documents
  • Basic text, paragraph and document formatting
  • Moving and Copying
  • Find and Replace
  • Spelling and Grammar
  • How to insert images, graphics and videos
  • How to connect MS Word to Facebook and Flicks
  • How to use MS Word as a photo editor

PowerPoint

  • Getting Started
  • Creating presentations
  • Editing Slide content
  • Working with shapes
  • Graphics
  • Modifying Objects in Your Presentation
  • Tables and Charts
  • Preparing and Printing presentations

Excel

  • Getting started
  • Entering and editing data
  • Create a basic worksheet using Microsoft Excel 2013

 

  • Modifying a worksheet
  • Functions
  • Formatting
  • Charts
  • Graphics
  • Printing
  • Perform calculations
  • Modify the appearance of data within a worksheet

·    Manage Excel workbooks

 

Outlook

  • Getting started
  • Email basics (Compose, reading and Responding)
  • Email management
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Tasks and Notes
  • Customizing the Outlook Environment
  • Appointments and events
  • Meeting requests and responses

Access

  • Database Concepts
  • Starting with Databases
  • Working in a Database Table
  • Creating & designing tables
  • Database relationships
  • Working with Forms
  • Working with Queries
  • Working with Reports