The module tests the student's understanding of fundamental spreadsheet concepts, practical experience in spreadsheet design and implementation, and the understanding of the basic functions.
One exercise will be set. The tasks set will depend on the spreadsheet product in use. The exercise consists of basic and advanced tasks.
One exercise will be set, which will contain 8--10 tasks.
The five basic tasks must be completed correctly and the advanced tasks must be attempted. The pass mark is 100% for the basic tasks and 50% for the advanced tasks.
45 minutes is allowed for the test.
While the use of integrated software is not currently a module in its own right, this module may be combined with word processing, database and/or graphics using software which allows integration. If this is done, all of the tasks within each module must be achieved.