- Databases/Filing systems
This modules tests the student's ability to build a small database using a standard database package and create simple queries and reports from and existing database.
2 exercises will be set which must both be attempted.
Question 1 -- Design a simple database
Question 2 -- Load or log on to an existing database
The following tasks may be asked within question 1 or question 2 above:
2 exercises will be asked -- both of which should be answered.
Exercise 1 will ask the student to set up his/her own small database for a specified purpose, define the structure of the records and enter data.
Exercise 2 will ask the student to load a database and answer questions about the data by creating queries.
45 minutes is allowed for the test.
All tasks must be accomplished -- the pass mark is 80%.
While the use of integrated software is not currently a module in its own right, this module may be combined with word processing, spreadsheet and/or graphics using software which allows integration. If this is done, all of the tasks within each module must be achieved.