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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Apply basic computer technology 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
113836  Apply basic computer technology 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Transport and Logistics Operations 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 11 - Services Transport, Operations and Logistics 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 3  NQF Level 03  11 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners acquiring this standard will be learning towards obtaining a national qualification or are working within a computer and information technology environment, where acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to learner`s job, or chances of finding employment.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Operating a personal computer and communicating via electronic data interchange
  • Managing work on a personal computer
  • Creating professional documents
  • Creating professional numerical and financial reports. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
  • Learners accessing this unit standard / qualification will have demonstrated competence against communication and numeracy skills at NQF Level 2. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard
  • Input and output devices
  • Mother board
  • Diskette drives
  • Hard drives
  • Compact disk drives
  • Digital video drives
  • Memory (ROM and Ram)
  • Internet
  • Internet
  • Web sites
  • Internet service providers
  • Electronic mail
  • Internet forums
  • Wap technology
  • Create new folders
  • Move files
  • Format diskettes
  • Copy files
  • Open files and folders
  • Create folders and files
  • Undo commands
  • Find files
  • Recycle bin
  • Select text
  • Replace text
  • Insert text
  • Format text
  • Find and replace text
  • Align text
  • Use tabs
  • Insert special symbols
  • Move, cut and paste text
  • Format size and appearance of text.
  • Create tables
  • Addition
  • Sum
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Square root
  • Exponent
  • Align data
  • Create borders
  • Change background colours
  • Change text colours
  • Add and delete columns and rows
  • Clear cells and worksheets
  • Move data
  • Copy data
  • Costing and pricing worksheets
  • Basic financial statements
  • Return on investment
  • Economic ordering quantities. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Operate a person computer and communicate via electronic data. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The explanation of the purpose of basic computer system elements is correct and demonstrates an awareness of the latest technology in use. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. A knowledge of computer hardware must be demonstrated that is consistent with the latest developments. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. The analysis and definition of electronic data interchange is consistent with the latest developments in electronic data interchange and corporate information technology systems. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage work on a personal computer. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Microsoft Windows is identified and used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Information within a window is correctly resized and moved. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Menus and dialogue boxes are correctly used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Help function is correctly used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. My Computer function is correctly used. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Windows Explorer function correctly used. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Compile professional documents. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. A document is created and saved on a storage device. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Text is manipulated within a document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Borders and shading are correctly applied to a document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Bullets and numbering are applied to paragraphs. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Graphics are inserted into a document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. A document is formatted and printed. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Grammar and spelling are checked and corrected in a document. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Create professional numerical and financial reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. The explanation of the purpose and functions of workbooks and worksheets is consistent with organisational requirements for numerical and financial management information and reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Different workbooks, worksheets and cells are accessed and used concurrently. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Worksheets are named saved and retrieved correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. The correct basic formulas are applied for the manipulation of data within a worksheet. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Data is edited within a worksheet correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    6. Worksheet information is enhanced correctly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    7. Basic financial worksheets are developed which are applicable to the transportation environment and are consistent with organisational requirements and expectations. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Create new folders
  • Move files
  • Format diskettes
  • Copy files
  • Open files and folders
  • Create folders and files
  • Undo commands
  • Find files
  • Recycle bin
  • Word-processing:
  • Select text
  • Replace text
  • Insert text
  • Format text
  • Find and replace text
  • Align text
  • Use tabs
  • Insert special symbols
  • Move, cut and paste text
  • Format size and appearance of text.
  • Worksheets:
  • Addition
  • Sum
  • Subtraction
  • Multiplication
  • Division
  • Square root
  • Exponent
  • Align data
  • Create borders
  • Change background colours
  • Change text colours
  • Add and delete columns and rows
  • Clear cells and worksheets
  • Move data
  • Copy data
  • Costing and pricing worksheets
  • Basic financial statements
  • Return on investment
  • Economic ordering quantities. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
  • Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate numerical data. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
  • Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion, with regards to compiling professionally written business letters and reports as well as manipulating numerical data for financial reporting. 

  • UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
  • Use science and technology effectively and critically, making use of information technology in order to communicate with others and gather information. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  65010   National Certificate: Aviation Support Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Reregistered" 
    2018-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  78323   National Certificate: Lamproom Operations  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 
    Elective  48437   National Certificate: Road Transport  Level 3  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  TETA 
    Elective  66249   Further Education and Training Certificate: New Venture Creation  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  SERVICES 
    Elective  90655   National Certificate: Small Scale Mining  Not Applicable  NQF Level 03  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MQA 


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