22 wks full-time or 50 weeks part-time
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If you have limited computing knowledge and have never completed any formal computing courses, then this is a great programme to start with. Each module is designed to equip you with the skills sought after by employers in entry level jobs, and to give you a good foundation to go to further study.
On successful completion of ALL the modules you will gain the Learning Post Certificate in Computing Essentials and a National Certificate in Computing Level 3.
Further study options include:
Level 4 computing programmes
Diploma in Computing
The CCE programme is made up of modules.A module is a project or group of tasks that build towards meeting the performance criteria that you need to complete a unit standard. Modules in the CCE programme are:
Code: CCE1 11 Credits
Effective communication is important and this module introduces the learner to communication strategies for listening and giving instructions and prepares you for a formal interview situation.
Basic Computer Theory
Code: CCE2 13 Credits
This module introduces basic computer theory to you, covering a range of hardware, software, networks and ethical and safe practice issues.
Create Documents using a Word Processor
Code: CCE3 10 credits
This module introduces you to the features of a word processor and the variety of tasks it can be used for within an organisation.
Present and Communicate using Technology
Code: CCE4 12 credits
This module introduces you to using technology to assist with a presentation on a prescribed topic to a group of people. It will involve using digital technology to enhance the presentation and an understanding of what makes a presentation appealing to an audience.
Use a Spreadsheet to Solve Organisational Problems
Code: CCE5 5 credits
This module introduces you to planning, creating and analysing spreadsheets as a tool for workplace tasks such as budgeting, payroll, hire purchase payments etc.
Compose Documents for the Workplace
Code: CCE6 10 credits
This module covers creating a variety of business documents using layout consistent with business requirements. It also covers appropriate use of the internet within a business organisation. You are asked to use the Internet to assist research and then compose a written report on a topic of your choosing.
Code: CCE7 6 credits
This module introduces you to Desktop Publishing; explains the concepts and design principles. You then create a variety of published documents ranging from notices, flyers and newsletters using these concepts and principles to a specified brief.
Additional Information and Programme Requirements:
Software: MS Office Professional 2010, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
Hardware: A computer capable of running MS Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 (including a monitor, keyboard, mouse, CD-RW/DVD-RW drive)
Other: A printer, plus A4 paper and printer cartridges/ink. A telephone (mobile and/or landline). A broadband (preferred) or dial-up internet connection.
An email address is essential.
Note: This equipment is not supplied by Learning Post