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End User Computing

National N Diploma: End User Computing NQF Level 3

Minimum Duration : One Year SAQA ID: 61591/49077


-Secretary

-Project Administrator

-Data Capturer

-Office Administrator

-Job in IT or Business Environment

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, life long learning and to productive employment.

Career Opportunities:

-Secretary
-Project Administrator
-Data Capturer
-Office Administrator
-Job in IT or Business Environment

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

Admission Requirements:

1) Have passed Grade 11 or its equivalent (NQF Level 3)
Including English language and Mathematics/Mathematical literacy


First Year (1 Semester)
Word Processing 

    -Format documents 

    -Enhance a document through the use of tables and columns 

    -Create merged documents Power Point Presentation
Power Point Presentation

    -Prepare and produce a presentation according to given brief

    -Enhance presentation appearance

Spreadsheets

    -Create and edit Spreadsheets

    -Solve a given problem

    -Enhance the functionality and apply graph/charts to a  

      Spreadsheets

Using Electronic Mail

    -Enhance, edit and organize electronic messages using a GUI-       

      based messaging application

    -Use electronic mail to send and receive messages




First Year (2 Semester)

Using the Internet

    -Use computer technology to research a computer topic

    -Principles of the internet and the worldwide-web

    -Searching the Internet

    -Using computer technology to research

Basic PC and IT concepts

    -Principles of computer networks

    -Computer architecture concepts

    -Data communications

    -Preventative maintenance, including environmental and safety  

      issues in a computer environment Concepts of Information and

      Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in

      a healthy and safe manner

    -The application and effect of Information and Communication

      Technologies (ICT) on society

Database
    -Solve given problems

    -Working with simple databases Fundamentals

Fundamental 

    -Fundamental English 1st Language and HIV/AIDS

    -Fundamental Mathematics

Note: This qualification is awarded by MICT-SETA

Varsity Institute of Science & Technology is accredited with: