National Certificate: IT (Level 3)

National Certificate: IT (Level 3)

End User Computing

Who should attend this course?
The National Certificate in IT: End User Computing at NQF Level 3 is intended for:

• Learners already employed or;

• New Learners entering the workplace requiring End User Computing skills.
• Learners with the ability and interest to successfully complete a National Certificate.


What Careers Can You Pursue With This Qualification?

The qualification is ideal for business people in the following fields:

• Personal Assistants / Receptionists.
• Office Administrators.
• Project Administrators.

› The total number of Credits for this Qualification is 133.


› This is equivalent to 1330 Notional hours that need to be spent on this Qualification.


› This includes contact time, structured learning, workplace learning and self study (1 credit = 10 notional hours).


› More but not less time can be spent on this Qualification.

Learner must have skills gained at the further education and training band up to NQF level 2.

  • Competent in End User Computing at NQF level 1
  • Word Level 1
  • Power Point Level 1

› Universal College Outcomes SA is under obligation by the South African Qualification Authority Act 1995 to be accredited by an Education and Training Quality Assuror (ETQA) for SAQA accreditation.


› Because Universal College Outcomes SA is presenting short courses and programmes leading to qualifications in the FET band of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), the SAQA accreditation proccess is with the QCTO (Quality Council for Trades and Occupation).


QCTO (Quality Council for Trades and Occupation)


Universal College Outcomes SA is provisionally accredited by the QCTO through the ETDP Seta, Accreditation Number ETDPS1123. UCO also has programme approval from the ETDP Seta (Approval Nr: ETDPS1123) , Services Seta (Approval No: 3782) and from MICT Seta (Approval No: LPA/00/2008/07/278).


″Learners must be aware that Universal College also offers a few Provider Programs that are not unit standard aligned. The courses are quality assured by the provider.”

Unit Standards

  • Concepts of Info & Comm Technology
  • Effect of Information & Comm Tech
  • Written Communication
  • Analysis of Data Collection
  • Communication in the Workplace
  • Concepts of Basic Calculations
  • Concepts of Basic Geometry
  • Concepts of Economics
  • Concepts of Finance
  • HIV/AIDS in the Workplace
  • Maintenance of Info & Comm Tech
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel Basic
  • MS Excel Intermediate
  • MS Excel Advanced
  • MS PowerPoint Basic
  • MS PowerPoint Intermediate
  • Understand and Use Outlook Basic
  • MS Word Basic
  • MS Word Intermediate
  • MS Word Advanced
  • Office Administration Level 1
  • Office Administration Level 2
  • Office Administration Level 3
  • Oral Communication
  • Risks & Security in Info & Comm Tech
  • Understand and Use the Internet Basic
  • Understand and Use the Internet Intermediate
  • Computer Research
  • Data Communications
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