11CSB

Level 1 Computer Studies for Business

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Smith

Delivering the Digital Technologies curriculum.
This course offers students the opportunity to learn skills in the information area of computing, particularly those skills applicable in a business environment. The content learned forms the foundation for curses at levels 2 and 3. The course is based on unit standards, with the option of achievement standards for selected students.
Total credits: up to 24, depending on pathway chosen.

You will learn to:
• create text that is fit for the purpose and intended audience
• develop your numeracy skills using spreadsheet formulae and graphs
• develop your problem solving skills using the technology process
• apply design principles and formatting techniques as appropriate to the outcome
• apply a set of techniques to produce a digital media outcome that meets specifications


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18758 v5
NZQA Info
Find information using the Internet
2
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18743 v5
NZQA Info
Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
2
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2792 v8
NZQA Info
Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2780 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a personal computer system
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 107 v7
NZQA Info
Apply text processing skills to produce communications in a business or organisational context
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 102 v7
NZQA Info
Consolidate keyboarding skills and produce accurate text based documents
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 101 v7
NZQA Info
Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0