Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Webster
Microsoft IT Academy prepares students for industry-recognized certifications.
By earning a Microsoft Certification students will:
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 recognized 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 11 credits Unit Standards available through NCEA.
Office Administrator, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Editor, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Game Developer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Security Analyst