This qualification is for candidates who require end user computing skills in all sectors of the economy and is designed to accommodate learners in formal education and learners already employed.
NC: Information Technology: End User Computing (NQF 3)
Ideal Candidates are existing or potential personal assistants, data capturers, office assistants, anyone that requires basic computer literacy to fulfil their work functions or advance their job prospects.
You will need to register your Candidates with the SETA to whom you pay your skills levy. They will inform MICT SETA of your intention.
Your company will receive all the tax incentives and skills development benefits associated with registering Learnerships.
DurationThis qualification is run as a Learnership over 10 months. Candidates will need to attend 2 full days of training each month in addition to completing their assignments.
Recognition of Prior Learning.
End User Computing at NQF level 1.
Learning Unit 1: Using ICT in the Organisation (30 credits)
Basic PC and IT Concepts (14913, 14917, 14947, 114636, 117925, 117928)
Learning Unit 2: Using Microsoft Office Word (13 credits)
Microsoft® Office Word® 2010–Level 1 
Microsoft® Office Word® 2010–Level 2 [119078, 116942]
Learning Unit 3: Communication (25 Credits)
Essential Unit Standard Series: Communication Literacy Skills, NQF Level 3 (8968, 8970, 8973, 110023, 13915)
Learning Unit 4: Mathematical Literacy (22 Credits)
Essential Unit Standard Series: Mathematical Literacy, NQF Level 3(7456, 9010, 9012, 9013, 11241)
Learning Unit 5: Using A Web Browser (10 credits)
Using a Web Browser (114076, 115391, 116931)
Learning Unit 6: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint (10 Credits)
Microsoft® Office PowerPoint® 2010–Level 1, Learner Guide [117923, 116930]
Learning Unit 7: Using Microsoft Office Excel (13 Credits)
Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010–Level 1 [116937, 116940]
Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010–Level 2 
Learning Unit 8: Using Microsoft Office Outlook (4 Credits)
Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2010–Level 1 [116935, 116945]
Learning Unit 9: Using Microsoft Office Access (9 Credits)
Microsoft Office Access 2010 Level 1 [116936, 117927]
A qualifying candidate will be able to:
- Apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Word to create and edit professional documents
- Apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Powerpoint to create and edit electronic presentations
- Apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel to create and edit spreadsheets and apply graphs/charts
- Apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Outlook to create and manage emails and calendars
- Apply the fundamentals of Microsoft Access to create and manage databases
- Use a web browser to search and use information from the internet
- Combine computing skills with fundamental communicating skills
- Improve their mathematical literacy by utilising computing applications to solve various issues
- Understand of impact of ICT and its use in an organisation