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Qualification: Computer technician (no legal status)

Computer technician (no legal status)

Qualification Information

A certificate holder is qualified to:

  • read, plan, draft, monitor and amend technical documentation in accordance with the prescribed rules for ICT use,
  • apply concepts regarding the organisation of work and economics in a technical field,
  • program simple applications on programmable devices, and programme, install and wire programmable relays,
  • make required settings to an operating system and provide basic user support for the use of software,
  • assemble, maintain and service hardware, and rectify faults,
  • wire various types of electrical and communication installations, connect users and perform basic maintenance tasks,
  • connect elements of electrical installations in switchboards, distribution and connecting devices, and select and switch electrical protections, and
  • establish, maintain, protect and ensure the restoration of network services.

Elective:

  • record, archive and present sound, pictures and video in digital format,
  • prepare photographs and videos in terms of design,
  • provide advice in the use of electronic certificates and signatures,
  • protect information and communication systems against intrusions and harmful programmes,
  • install and manage systems and user software,
  • work with users, suppliers and clients,
  • plan the development of simpler programmes,
  • produce and test minor elements of major programmes,
  • archive and restore databases, create complex inquiries,
  • write server procedures and triggers for the introduction of business rules and exception handling,
  • use digital photography devices,
  • design websites and other documents for electronic media,
  • plan and program microprocessor boards,
  • control, capture and regulate microprocessor boards,
  • manage hardware and software for filming, editing and showing AV content,
  • use computer formats to record text, graphics, video, sound and other media content,
  • manufacture and maintain simple pneumatic, electro-pneumatic and hydraulic controls, and
  • program, install, start up, monitor and control the functioning and measurement of and rectify faults in simple, automated multi-device units.

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Students must successfully (i.e. with positive scores) complete general education subjects, compulsory and elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and a vocational matura.

A vocational matura comprises a compulsory section (written and oral examination of Slovene and computer science) and a selective section (written and oral foreign language or mathematics examination, and product/service and an oral presentation).

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Vocational and technical secondary schools and adult education institutions.

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  • Elementary school or lower vocational education. 

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Students' vocational competences and skills, and the fulfilment of conditions to obtain credits in accordance with the education programme are established through testing and assessment. Assessment of students also takes into account non-formally acquired knowledge, which must be adequately demonstrated. Students are assessed using scores from 5 (excellent) to 1 (inadequate). 

NQF Level: 
5
Access requirements: 
  • Elementary school or lower vocational education. 
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Students must successfully (i.e. with positive scores) complete general education subjects, compulsory and elective vocational modules, and the open part of the curriculum. They must also complete extracurricular activities, practical on-the-job training and a vocational matura.

A vocational matura comprises a compulsory section (written and oral examination of Slovene and computer science) and a selective section (written and oral foreign language or mathematics examination, and product/service and an oral presentation).