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CLAiT certificate – Course details

New CLAiT 2006 - OCR level 1 certificate
Content: The 3 units for 2006 new CLAiT OCR certificate.
OCR certificate
Oxford, Cambridge and RSA Examinations.

Who is the CLAiT certificate course for?

The course is designed to develop computer basics and introduce the student to the main office skills. The core unit of the course is Unit 1: Using a Computer.

What previous knowledge/experience are required?

Students must be familiar with using a computer on a regular basis and already have a good knowledge of using word processing packages, spreadsheets and databases or if not we recommend they complete the Introduction to Computing Course and/or e citizens before commencing New CLAIT

What is the level of the course?

Level 1 IT Users Certificate. This is comparable to an NVQ Level 1 or a Foundation GNVQ.

CLAiT training opportunities

CLAiT
Computer literacy and information technology course

Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations

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What will the course cover and what can I expect to do by the end of it?

Unit 1: File Management and e-document production Unit 2: Creating Spreadsheets and graphs Unit 3: Database manipulation Each student will work with his or her own computer. Smart board presentation with student interaction, step-by-step instruction, class book exercises, supervised practical work and reference notes.

What teaching and learning methods will be used on the course?

At the Working Men’s College – the college for women and men, 44 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TR – employ a wide variety of Teaching & Learning strategies. These include practical classes, lectures, 1:1 tutorials, Computer Based Training using on line resources, project work and assessment of portfolios.

How will WMC assess your progress on the course?

You can expect your tutor to give you oral and written feedback both individually and as a group. At the completion of each module of study students will take an exam.

What type of qualification will passing this course give me?

The course leads to the OCR certificate in Computer Literacy. To complete the certificate, students must complete three units including compulsory Unit 1.

What extra study/practice do we expect you to do outside the class?

Students need to commit to making time outside of class to practice; at home or in the college using the ICT facilities.

What can I do after completing this course?

BCS ECDL Part 1, graphic Introduction courses; Photoshop or Illustrator.

Are there any other costs? (e.g. materials, equipment or books I need to buy before or during the course)

The main workbook for this course is: Text Book: Learning tp Pass New CLAiT 2006, Units 1-3 by Ruksana Patel Cost: L16.99 Published by Heinemann. ISBN 0 43508271 x

2 June 2008