Workstation Dynamics

    Course details

    • Code: COMP.3123
    • Fee: $700*
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Computing
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class90 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia), Waiariki Business and Computing Centre
Related programmes New Zealand Certificate in Computing (Intermediate User) (Level 3);

Course Aim

Students will develop basic keyboarding skills and consider health and safety factors of computer usage. This course will also introduce students to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software, on-line and external storage options and computer security measures.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. demonstrate competency in basic keyboarding skills;
  2. show knowledge of ergonomic practices to avoid overuse injuries;
  3. demonstrate knowledge of the basic hardware components of a personal computer system;
  4. demonstrate knowledge of system software and application software of a personal computer using appropriate reading and writing skills;
  5. use, share and consider the security of on-line and external storage; and
  6. demonstrate knowledge of computer security measures.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017