FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTERS

FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTERS

FUNDAMENTAL COMPUTERS

1. SCOPE

This unit standard is intended for people who need to be able to operate a personal computer either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career in the ICT industry.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Start up and shut down a personal computer system using standard and non standard methods.
  • Change the configuration of a personal computer.
  • Use personal computer operating system functions.
  • Use operating system utilities.

The performance of all elements is to a standard that allows for further learning in this area.

This Unit Standard is intended for people who need to produce and edit documents using a GUI-based word processor either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career in the ICT industry.

A person credited with this unit standard is capable of:

  • Using the desktop of a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based operating system.
  • Using the features of a GUI Window.
  • Using of the Help facility in a GUI environment.
  • Using a pointing device in a GUI environment.
  • Using generic print options in a GUI environment.

This unit standard is intended for people who need to use Graphical User Interface (GUI)-based operating systems either as a user of computers or as basic knowledge for a career needing this competency, like the ICT industry.

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Identify the different storage devices on a computer.
  • Explain the concepts of files on a computer in a GUI environment.
  • Locate files in a GUI environment.
  • Work with computer files in a GUI environment.
  • Protect computer files in a GUI environment.

2. PROGRAMME ENTRY REQUIREMENTS / LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE

The credit value is based on the assumption that people starting to learn towards this unit standard are competent in Mathematics and Communications at NQF level 1

3. DURATION

4 Days

4. UNIT STANDARDS REFERENCE

116932    Operate a personal computer system    NQF 1    3 credits

258883    Use generic functions in a Graphical User Interface (GUI)-environment    NQF 1   4 credits

117867    Managing files in a Graphical User Interface (GUI) environment    NQF 1   3 credits 

5. COST

Please refer to office for formal quotation.

 

 

 

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