COMPUTING

The selection of computing programmes cover the essential knowledge and skills required to undertake a range of basic and intermediate level roles in Computing and Information Technology. It covers topics on hardware components; operation of the system; application software of personal computer; operation and maintenance procedure for personal computer system; and ergonomic principle for the safe operation of a personal computer system; data management and protection in a personal computer system. 


Qualifications and Certifications

  • National Certificate in Computing (level 2) (43 Credits)
  • National Certificate in Computing (level 3) (46 Credits)

 

 


Content

 

The National Certificate in Computing (level 2) has unit standards covering the following:

 

  • Business Information Processing
  • Computer Components and Peripherals
  • Databases
  • Generic Computing
  • Spread Sheets
  • Word Processing

The National Certificate in Computing (level 3) has unit standards covering the following:

 

  • Business Information Processing
  • Generic Computing
  • Computer Networks
  • Text and Information Management
  • Data Management and Protection
  • Computer Accounting Systems
  • Business Administration Services

Employment and Further Training

These programmes provide thorough grounding enabling progress to further qualifications in computing like:



  • National Certificate in Computing (level 4)
  • National Diploma in Computing (level 5)



These programmes allow graduates to gain employment in the computing field like:



  • Office Administrator
  • Administration Supervisor
  • Computer Data Operator
  • Systems Administrator

Entry Criteria and Costs

All applicants must meet Qualification specific entry criteria and TEC eligibility criteria - please contact your nearest Skills Update branch for details.Programmes are generally free of cost for applicants who meet TEC eligibility criteria. 
Computing

The Computing course is available at the following campus:


Papakura