Monday, 19 February 2018

Computer Course - Computer Modules Level 3 - Certification

There are currently four Level 3 computer modules available in the computer course.  A computer module is mandatory in order to achieve a  QQI Level 3 Major Award in Employment Skills 3M0935 (60 credits).  Each computer module is worth 10 credits.  The QQI modules are as follows:

·    Word Processing 3N0588
The purpose of this module is to provide the trainees with the knowledge, skills and competence to create a range of clear and accurate documents using Microsoft Word. Eg. Menus, Letters, Curriculum Vitae, Tables, Memos, Editing & Formatting. Trainees have to put together a portfolio of assessment work and there is a skills demo exam at the end.

·         Spreadsheets 3N0542
The purpose of this module is to provide the trainees with the knowledge, skills and competence to perform some basic functions of a spreadsheet application using Microsoft Excel. Eg.  apply basic formatting, insert, delete rows, columns, worksheets & create formulas etc.

·         Database Applications 3N0554
The purpose of this module is to provide the trainees with an understanding of the basic concepts and functions of database using Microsoft Access. Eg. Using tables, queries, forms & reports etc.  Trainees have to put together a portfolio of assessment work and there is a skills demo exam at the end.

·         Desktop Publishing 3N0551
The purpose of this module is to equip the trainees with the knowledge, skills and competence to use Microsoft Publisher to produce a range of publications. Eg. Posters, Greeting cards, Bookmarks, CD covers, Brochures, Calendars & Postcards etc. Trainees have to put together a portfolio of assessment work and there is a skills demo exam at the end.