NCEA Level 2 IT Academy

12ITA
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 and knowldge of  the latest technologies
  • Have 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 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.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 IT Academy

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2781 v11 Manage and protect data in a personal computer
2
I
3
U.S. 29769 v1 Use the main features and functions of a word processing application for a purpose
2
I
3
U.S. 29772 v1 Manage files and folders using digital devices
2
I
2
U.S. 29773 v1 Produce digital images for a range of digital media
2
I
3
U.S. 29776 v1 Use the main features of an HTML editor to create a website
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 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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