End User Computing
SAQA ID: 49077 (61591)
130 Minimum Credits
It is intended to empower learners to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the End User Computing environment in the South African community and to respond to the challenges of the economic environment.
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, lifelong learning and to productive employment.
It is assumed that the learner is competent in skills gained at the further education and training band up to NQF level 2. Further learning assumed is that learners are competent in End User Computing at NQF level 1.
Vertical and Horizontal articulation. It was developed to allow for further study in ICT and related fields at further education levels. It was designed as part of a set of IT qualifications from NQF level 3 through to level 5 and higher. Two NQF level 4 qualifications (one in the systems support sub-area of IT and one in systems development) have recently been registered on the NQF. This new qualification addresses the learning assumed to be in place for the two NQF 4 qualifications mentioned, allowing learners’ articulation into the ICT field.
- Maths Literacy
- MS Office (complete)
- World Wide Web Applications
- Information Communications & Technology (ICT)