The diploma is awarded upon achievement of Unit 1 plus four optional units. Competence is assessed by means of practical assignments.
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OCR Level 1
Computer Literacy and Information Technology is an OCR qualification which is aimed at
anyone who wishes to use a variety of computer applications. You will acquire the basic
range of skills necessary to meet the demands of the modern workplace.
A certificate at Level 1 is awarded upon achievement of Unit 1 plus two optional units. The diploma is awarded upon achievement of Unit 1 plus four optional units. Competence is assessed by means of practical assignments.
The following units are available:
File Management and Document Production
Basic competency in using passwords, creating and renaming folders and using Word to create and format simple documents.
Creating Spreadsheets and Graphs
Use Excel to create, edit and format a spreadsheet. Create a variety of graphs and charts.
Use Access to amend an existing database and to select, sort and print data.
Use Publisher to produce and print a publication including imported text and image files.
Use PowerPoint to produce a simple presentation.
Web Page Creation
Use FrontPage to create, link and format basic web pages.
Use Outlook to transmit and receive e-mail messages and attachments. Navigate the World Wide Web using Internet Explorer.
Approximately 20 hours per unit are needed to acquire the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to demonstrate competence.
There is no fixed assessment date. Each application will be assessed when the required standard has been reached.
Upon completion you may wish to progress to CLAiT Plus or ECDL.