Create and manage files

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Hello and welcome to this course on Create and manage files. This course is part of the National Certificate in Computing (Level 2). See the Assessment overview section for more information about completing this qualification.

This course assumes you already have a basic familiarity with word-processing. If you need an introduction to word-processing, you might consider starting with our course on Text Processing Skills.

While the instructions are specifically tailored for Microsoft Word, the process is easily applicable to other software tools such as Open Office, which includes a free and open source word-processing applications.

Much awaits you, so here's how to begin:

  • Review the Course details, Course description, and Learning outcomes below.
  • If you are planning on completing the assessment for this course, please read the Assessment overview, before you begin.
  • Read the Getting started section, which has some really important instructions to prepare you for completing this course.
  • Visit the Course schedule section to launch into the first topic!


Course details

Unit standard 12884 v6
Level 2
Credits 3
Learning hours 30
Pre requisites NA. Completion of 107: Text Processing Skills (or equivalent) recommended.
Enrollment status Online registration coming soon
Developed by OP Online
Formal assessment services OP Online

Indicative fee for credentialing: NZ$tba


Course description

By completing this course you will be able to create word-processing documents for specific purposes and manage document files effectively.

Useful links

  • Microsoft support page for Word

Learning outcomes

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

  • Create electronic and printed documents from provided data and by direct composition.
  • Demonstrate file management techniques for an electronic document.