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Nurturing Excellence


Computer Applications Technology

Solution Development
Be able to use end-user software applications proficiently to produce solutions to problems within a defined scenario.

  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Databases
  • Web page design
  • Presentations

System Technologies
Understand the concepts of ICTs with regard to the technologies that make up a computing system.

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Management

Network Technologies
Understand the various technologies, standards and protocols involved in the electronic transmission data via a computer-based network.

  • PAN
  • WAN

Internet Technologies
Comprehend the Internet and the WWW and the role that the Internet plays as part of the global information superhighway.

  • Internet
  • E-communications

Information Management
Have the ability to find authentic and relevant information, process the information to draw conclusions, make decisions and communicate the findings in appropriate presentation media.

  • Access information
  • Process information
  • Present information

Social Implications
Understand how the use of ICTs affects modern-day living, recognize the legal, ethical, environmental, social, security and health issues regarding the use of ICTs and use ICTs responsibly.

  • Impact on Society
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Health and Ergonomic Issues
  • Environmental Issues

Career Opportunities:
Computer Application Technology is an excellent aid towards all careers. CAT is a life skill.