11ITA

NCEA Level 1 IT Academy

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Webster

Charlie Oehlrich (First PowerPoint), Logan Windelborn (First Excel) at Regional Microsoft Specialists Championship

Microsoft IT Academy prepares students for industry-recognized certifications.

By earning a Microsoft Certification students will:

  • Demonstrate their skills on the latest technologies
  • Have a firm measure and increased confidence in their skills
  • Achieve a greater degree of success in their pursuit of higher education or a career
  • Gain recognition among peers and employers, and a distinct edge in the competitive job market
  • Chart a career development path for ongoing Microsoft skills

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification validates mastery of Microsoft Office skills that are valuable demonstrating productivity in a wide range of jobs and other life pursuits. Earning MOS certification proves the ability to use Office applications for on the job needs and provides valuable distinction to help students enter higher education or the workforce. MOS certification is an industry, worldwide recognised qualification. It is an accepted worldwide standard.

All Microsoft Specialists Examination (MOS-Word, MOS-Excel, MOS-PowerPoint) are equivalent to four credits each at NCEA Level 2, that is 12 credits possible overall. Students could gain these 12 credits from gaining the MOS Certificates, plus the ten credits Unit Standards available through NCEA.


Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 101 v7
NZQA Info
Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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. 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. 25659 v3
NZQA Info
Create a web page using a mark-up language with a text editor

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

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 12
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0