If you have a Grade 10 Certificate, National Certificate (Vocational) 2, or Equivalent, this Short Learning Programme will prepare you as a computer clerk.
You’ll develop the ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based applications, including word processing, spreadsheets, and outlook. You’ll develop an understanding of the internet and general office practice and enhance your competence in touch-typing.
1 Year (full-time)
Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) 2; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.
This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide.
All modules are compulsory and must be passed.
- Introduction to PC**
- General Office Practice**
- Understanding the Internet**
- Word Processing**
- Word Processing Advanced**
- Spreadsheets Advanced**
*Keyboarding and Typing modules require the Learner to achieve a stipulated word-per-minute (wpm) typing speed (as stipulated for each module) and in some instances require an additional Summative Assessment. Word-per-minute targets are practice-led assessment formats whereby the Learner continues until the required wpm speed is maintained. Where an additional Summative Assessment is prescribed, the final grade is based on the Summative Assessment as well as the attainment of the wpm typing speed requirement. A maximum of 1 (one) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for these Summative Assessments, which will be charged for.
**Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.
- Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
- Touch typing
- A working knowledge of the most widely used applications – word processing and spreadsheets
BOSTON SHORT LEARNING PROGRAMME
On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Computer Clerk