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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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