National Certificate: End User Computing

Build the knowledge and skills required in End User Computing

Computer Literacy Full Qualifications National Certificate

National Certificate: End User Computing

Purpose of this programme

The purpose of the qualification is to build the knowledge and skills required by learners in End User Computing. It is intended to empower learners to acquire knowledge, skills, attitudes and values required to operate confidently in the End User Computing environment in the South African community and to respond to the challenges of the economic environment.

The qualification provides a framework for learners to develop skills that will enable them to become competent in End User Computing. It introduces theoretical concepts of End User Computing and requires the application thereof, to develop a range of skills that will enable learners to be better-informed workers in their chosen industry. It provides a balanced learning experience that lays the foundation for access to further education, lifelong learning and to productive employment

Classes are lectured-based and are conducted on a weekly basis. Your course and assessments are practical in nature. You do not need a computer for this course; you are welcome to do all your practical work at the ATTI centre.

Career Pathway

  • Computer literacy for any person working in the formal employment sector
  • Office administrator
  • Office assistants
  • Typist
  • Receptionists
  • Secretaries
  • Data Capturer
  • Cashier

Key Learning Outcomes and Skills

End User Fundamentals

  • PC Basics
  • Windows 10
  • Typing Techniques
  • MS Word 2016 Basic and Expert
  • MS Excel 2016 Basic and Expert
  • MS PowerPoint 2016 Basic and Expert
  • Internet Explorer
  • MS Outlook 2016
  • CV Creation and Networking skill


  • Accommodation Audience and context needs in oral communication
  • Write texts for a range of communicative contexts
  • Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes
  • Present information in report format
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of HIV/AIDS in a workplace, and its effects on a business sub-sector, own organization and a specific workplace

Using ICT in the  Organisation

  • Explain the principles of computer networks
  • Explain computer architecture concepts
  • Describe data communications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of preventative maintenance, environmental and safety issues in a computer environment
  • Describe the concepts of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the use of its components in a healthy and safe manner
  • Describe the application and effect of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on society

Mathematical Literacy

  • Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculators
  • Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities
  • Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3 dimensional space in different context
  • Perform Business Calculations



Registration Fee : R800

(Non Refundable)

1 Year Course Fee : R14 000

(R1200 x 11 monthly installments, total cost includes R800 non refundable registration fee)

Course Info

  • Certification: National Certificate
  • Credit-bearing: up to 136 SAQA credits
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Minimum Requirements: Grade 11