Computing for Communication

ICT201

This course supports you to explore the use of computing to communicate and connect with others.

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    Level
    2
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

You will develop an understanding of the internet and computer hardware and software and create a simple spreadsheet. You will learn about computing ethics, netiquette and cybersecurity, and how you can apply these principles to your study. This course will develop communication skills including writing skills to ensure you are well equipped to interact and collaborate with others when learning online. 

For more information watch one of the course videos below.

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Communicate effectively using internet and digital devices in online learning
  • Identify the purpose of system and application software, networks (connectivity) and hardware
  • Apply cybersecurity and ethical online behaviour in a study context
  • Use a spreadsheet application to organise information in a study context

Assessment

100% internal assessment 

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer. The ICT courses cannot be completed by Chromebook, tablet, or phone. While you can read the content and watch videos, there are technical requirements throughout each course that you will need a laptop or desktop PC to do.

You will also need access to reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Learn more about our online learning and study tools.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

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  •  
    Level
    2
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying