NCEA Level 1 IT Academy

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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

NCEA Level 2 IT Academy

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 101 v7 Develop and use keyboarding skills to enter text
1
I
3
U.S. 2780 v8 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a personal computer system
1
I
3
U.S. 2792 v8 Produce simple desktop published documents using templates
1
I
2
U.S. 18743 v5 Produce a spreadsheet from instructions using supplied data
1
I
2
U.S. 25659 v3 Create a web page using a mark-up language with a text editor
1
I
2
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Accountant, Accounts Officer, Advertising, Auditor, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Contact Centre Worker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Database/Systems Administrator, Energy Auditor, Financial Adviser, Financial Dealer, Game Developer, Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Architect, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Management Consultant, Manager Marketing, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Procurement Manager, Production Manager, Programmer, Sales and Marketing, Software Architect, Systems Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator


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