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Computer Clerk

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MODULES

• Keyboarding*

• Introduction to PC**

• General Office Practice**

• Windows**

• Understanding the Internet**

• Outlook**

• Word Processing**

• Word Processing Advanced**

• Spreadsheets**

• Spreadsheets Advanced**

 

All modules are compulsory and must be passed. 

*Keyboarding and Typing modules require the Learner to achieve a stipulated word-per-minute (wpm) typing speed (as stipulated for each module) and in some instances require an additional Summative Assessment. Word-per-minute targets are practice-led assessment formats whereby the Learner continues until the required wpm speed is maintained. Where an additional Summative Assessment is prescribed, the final grade is based on the Summative Assessment as well as the attainment of the wpm typing speed requirement. A maximum of 1 (one) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for these Summative Assessments, which will be charged for.

**Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

 

PERSONALITY PROFILE

Accurate | Efficient | Eager to secure a career in computing

 

OUTCOMES

• Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications

• Touch typing

• A working knowledge of the most widely used applications – word processing and spreadsheets

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L2; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

 

PROGRAMME CATEGORY

BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME 

On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Computer Clerk

 

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to an Institute Learning Programme in ICT such as CompTIA or Microsoft, alternatively may apply for admission to a Boston Short Learning Programme or an Occupational Qualification of which either has a Grade 11 Certificate or equivalent qualification as the entry requirement. Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.

 

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