Computer Applications L1

11COMPA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Gemmell

Students will learn the basics of file management and all of the common office applications.  Word Processing, Spreadsheets and desktop publishing will be covered in detail.  Web Design will be approached graphically using Photoshop.  Student learning will be supported by online learning tool of Code Avengers. Students will be able to implement basic procedures to produce a web outcome using HTML and CSS. 


This course can lead to:  Students will be able to use computers effectively and understand how programs perform a function.  Students will be able to apply basic planning skills and problem solve common user problems with computer applications.  This is an essential subject for all students looking to work in any non-labour industry as computer technology is prolific and embedded in modern communications.


For more information, please see Ms Gemmell



Pathway

Computer Applications L2

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91877 v1 Digital Technologies 1.1 - Develop a proposal for a digital outcome
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91878 v1 Digital Technologies 1.2 - Develop a design for a digital outcome
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91879 v1 Digital Technologies 1.3 - Develop a digital outcome to manage data
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91880 v1 Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91884 v1 Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
1
I
6
Y
A.S. 91886 v1 Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
1
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Auditor, Accounts Officer, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Game Developer, Glass Processor, Photographer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester