Qualification Overview

The End User Computing Qualification is designed to meet the needs of those learners who are already employed, or new learners entering the workplace, requiring End User Computing skills. 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. The Qualification aims to achieve competent application of the knowledge, techniques and skills of end user computing applications in the workplace.

Qualification Overview

The End User Computing Qualification is designed to meet the needs of those learners who are already employed, or new learners entering the workplace, requiring End User Computing skills. 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. The Qualification aims to achieve competent application of the knowledge, techniques and skills of end user computing applications in the workplace.

End User Computing SAQA ID- 61591 (NQF 3)

End User Computing SAQA ID- 61591 (NQF 3)

7 modules

7 modules

Full Online

Full Online

1 Year 

1 Year 

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, electronic mail, and web browser application skills in the workplace.
  • Improving communication by combining communication skills with End User Computing Skills.
  • Improving the application of mathematical literacy in the workplace, by better utilising End User Computing Application.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the use of Information Communication & Technology (ITC) in an organisation and the impact it has on society

On achieving this qualification, the learner will have competencies in:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of applying Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, electronic mail, and web browser application skills in the workplace.
  • Improving communication by combining communication skills with End User Computing Skills.
  • Improving the application of mathematical literacy in the workplace, by better utilising End User Computing Application.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the use of Information Communication & Technology (ITC) in an organisation and the impact it has on society

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Skills gained at NQF level 2 (Grade 10)

Pre-requisites / Assumed Learning

Learners accessing this Qualification should be competent in:

  • Skills gained at NQF level 2 (Grade 10)

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • ICT System Support
  • ICT System Development

Further Study Options

Learners completing this qualification may consider further studies in:

  • ICT System Support
  • ICT System Development

Qualification Accreditations

Qualification Accreditations

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Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Required Qualification Course Credit Composition

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                        56

Core Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                        56

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                     47

Fundamental Components Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                     47

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                 27

Elective Component Credits (Compulsory)                                                                                                 27

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                   130

TOTAL QUALIFICATION CREDITS                                                                                                                   130

Accredited Unit Standards: End User Computing (SAQA ID. 61591) - NQF 3

Accredited Unit Standards: End User Computing (SAQA ID. 61591) - NQF 3

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Core Component (Compulsory)

Core Component (Compulsory)

Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) based spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheet

Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) based spreadsheet application to create and edit spreadsheet

116937

116937

4

4

Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) based spreadsheet application to solve a given problem

Use Graphical User Interface (GUI) based spreadsheet application to solve a given problem

116940

116940

6

6

Use Graphical User Interface based spreadsheet application, enhance the functionality and apply graph to spreadsheet

Use Graphical User Interface based spreadsheet application, enhance the functionality and apply graph to spreadsheet

116943

116943

3

3

116936

116936

3

3

Enhance, edit and organise electronic messages using a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based messaging application

Enhance, edit and organise electronic messages using a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based messaging application

116935

116935

2

2

Use electronic mail to send and receive messages

Use electronic mail to send and receive messages

116945

116945

2

2

Use a Graphical User Interface based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according.

Use a Graphical User Interface based presentation application to prepare and produce a presentation according.

117923

117923

5

5

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) based presentation application to enhance presentation appearance.

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) based presentation application to enhance presentation appearance.

116930

116930

5

5

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) based word processor to format documents.

Use a Graphical User Interface (GUI) based word processor to format documents.

117924

117924

5

5

Use a GUI based word processor to create merged documents

Use a GUI based word processor to create merged documents

116942

116942

3

3

Use a GUI based word processor to enhance a document through the use of tables and columns

Use a GUI based word processor to enhance a document through the use of tables and columns

119078

119078

5

5

Describe the concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in a healthy

Describe the concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in a healthy

117925

117925

3

3

Use a Graphical Interface (GUI) based web browser to search the internet

Use a Graphical Interface (GUI) based web browser to search the internet

116931

116931

4

4

Demonstrate and understanding of the principles of the internet and the world wide web

Demonstrate and understanding of the principles of the internet and the world wide web

115391

115391

3

3

Use computer technology to research a computer topic

Use computer technology to research a computer topic

114076

114076

3

3

CORE CREDITS

CORE CREDITS

56

56

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and awareness of error

Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and awareness of error

9010

9010

2

2

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector

13915

13915

4

4

Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts

Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts

9013

9013

4

4

Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities

Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities

9012

9012

5

5

Perform Basic Business Calculations

Perform Basic Business Calculations

11241

11241

6

6

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes

Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes

8973

8973

5

5

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and natural causes.

Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and natural causes.

7456

7456

5

5

Write texts for a range of communicative contexts.

Write texts for a range of communicative contexts.

8970

8970

5

5

Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication

Accommodate audience and context needs in oral communication

8968

8968

5

5

Studies and Assessment

Studies and Assessment

Introduction to Computers

Microsoft Word - Level 1 and 2

Microsoft Excel- Level 1 and 2

Microsoft Access- Level 1 

Microsoft Outlook- Level 1 and 2

Microsoft PowerPoint - Level 1 and 2

Soft Skills

Introduction to Computers

Microsoft Word - Level 1 and 2

Microsoft Excel- Level 1 and 2

Microsoft Access- Level 1 

Microsoft Outlook- Level 1 and 2

Microsoft PowerPoint - Level 1 and 2

Soft Skills

Qualification Modules

Qualification Modules

Fundamental Credits

Fundamental Credits

47

47

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 27 credits)

Elective Component (Learner to complete a minimum of 27 credits)

Apply a range of project management tools

Apply a range of project management tools

10140

10140

8

8

Work as a project team member

Work as a project team member

10135

10135

8

8

Elective Credits

Elective Credits

27

27

Present information in  report format

Present information in  report format

110023

110023

6

6

Interpret basic financial statements

Interpret basic financial statements

117156

117156

4

4

Work with spreadsheets

Work with spreadsheets

258875

258875

3

3

Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) environment.

Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) environment.

25883

25883

4

4

  • Online or Blended
  • Online
  • NA - Online
  • Yes, Integrated Assessment
  • No, Moderated online                             
  • Online or Blended
  • Online
  • NA - Online
  • Yes, Integrated Assessment
  • No, Moderated online                             

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