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Data operation level 1

QUALIFICATION OVERVIEW The CVQ Level 1 in Data Operations is for individuals whose Data Operations skills requires well developed behavioral competencies but whose scope for independent decision making and for bringing about change is limited. Each unit of study is accompanied by a “Hands on” completion project. Persons who attain this qualification will operate under supervision.

They are likely to be in roles where they are required: 

● To perform work activities to conform to occupational health and safety standards 

● To demonstrate the ability to work in the information technology sector 

● To communicate effectively in the workplace 

● To work individually and with others to achieve organizational goals 

● To provide routine client support 

● To operate a personal computer to enter data and access information 

● To perform data entry operations

Normally persons working at Level 1 should be able to competently carry out simple, complex and routine work activities and to collaborate with others through groups and teams. The qualification covers competencies by providing services in Data Operations Level 1 such as being able to understand and carry out components of small business management, data operations, multimedia, web development, networking and information technology while working in a safe and hygienic manner. Relevant occupations include: 


This course is a CBE(Competency Base Education) and it requires the completion of Modules 

Here are a few Modules to get Started:

  • Apply Occupational Health and Safety procedures

  • Work effectively in an Information Technology environment

  • Communicate in the workplace

  • Participate in a team and individually to achieve organizational goals

  •  Interact with clients

  • Operate a personal computer

  • Perform data entry operations

  • Operate a word processing application (basic)

  • Access the Internet

  • Send and retrieve information via the Internet Core

  • Operate a spreadsheet application (basic)

  • Operate database application (basic)

  • Operate a presentation package (basic)

  • Operate peripherals devices

  • Operate computing packages Elective

  • Operate computer hardware Elective

  • Use a web authoring tool to create a basic web page Elective

  • Maintain equipment and consumables - Elective

  • Identify components of multimedia - Elective

  • Craft personal entrepreneurial strategy - Elective

  • Operate a presentation package (advance) - Elective

  • Operate a spreadsheet application (advance) - Elective

  • Operate a word processing application (advance) - Elective

  • Operate a database application (advance) - Elective

  • Write content for the World Wide Web - Elective

  • Capture a digital image - Elective

  • Locate and evaluate online information - Elective

  • Connect hardware peripherals - Elective

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