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

  • Theoretical Component:                        
  • Practical Component:                             
  • Contact Sessions:                                
  • Assessments Required:                     
  • Portfolio Required:                              
  • Theoretical Component:                        
  • Practical Component:                             
  • Contact Sessions:                                
  • Assessments Required:                     
  • Portfolio Required:                              

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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)

116937

116937

4

4

116940

116940

6

6

116943

116943

3

3

116936

116936

3

3

116935

116935

2

2

116945

116945

2

2

117923

117923

5

5

116930

116930

5

5

117924

117924

5

5

116942

116942

3

3

119078

119078

5

5

117925

117925

3

3

116931

116931

4

4

115391

115391

3

3

114076

114076

3

3

56

56

Unit Standard

Unit Standard

Unit Standard Title

Unit Standard Title

Credits

Credits

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

Fundamental Component (Compulsory)

9010

9010

2

2

13915

13915

4

4

9013

9013

4

4

9012

9012

5

5

11241

11241

6

6

8973

8973

5

5

7456

7456

5

5

8970

8970

5

5

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

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)

10140

10140

8

8

10135

10135

8

8

27

27

110023

110023

6

6

117156

117156

4

4

258875

258875

3

3

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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