Fundamentals for ICT
• Introduction to PC*
• Word Processing*
• Understanding the Internet*
• Principles of Business Management*
• Introduction to Business Accounting (FMI)**
• A+ (CompTIA)***
• Principles of Business Communication*
All modules are compulsory and must be passed.
*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.
**Formative Assessments are for practice purposes in order to prepare for the Summative Assessment. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A supplementary Summative Assessment opportunity is available and will be charged for.
Membership and Assessment fees to FMI, will be charged separately.
***The Learner may participate in as many non-formal Formative Assessments as are required in order to prepare for the International exam. Once declared ready, the Learner may then sit for the International Summative Assessment. All International Summative Assessments require a Learner to be declared Competent. There is no supplementary opportunity as the Learner is permitted to sit for the International Summative Assessment as many times as is required, until declared Competent. Each International Summative Assessment sitting attracts an additional fee.
Prescribed textbooks are included in tuition fees.
Learners may sit their International CompTIA Examinations at Boston City Campus. These examination fees are excluded but charged at cost.
• Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
• Apply the principles of information management to real life situations
• Apply the basic principles and procedures of accounting.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the general principles of business management and communication.
• Ability to install, troubleshoot and repair a desktop computer
National Senior Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) L4; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.
INSTITUTE LEARNING PROGRAMME / BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME
On successful completion the Learner will be issued:
An A+ Credential Certificate from CompTIA (Internationally recognised)
A Boston Short Learning Programme Fundamentals for ICT
FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES
Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to either the Boston Diploma Programme in Network Systems or Systems Development. Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.