Computer Applications Technology (CAT) Grade 12 Examination Guidelines for 2021:

The Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) for Computer Applications Technology outlines the nature and purpose of the subject Computer Applications Technology. This guides the philosophy underlying the teaching and assessment of the subject in Grade 12.

The purpose of these Examination Guidelines, which replace all earlier versions, is to:

  • Assist teachers to adequately prepare learners for the examinations
  • Provide clarity on the depth and scope of the content to be assessed in the Grade 12 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examinations in Computer Applications Technology
  • Elaborate on the contents of the Abridged Section 4 amendments of the CAPS
  • Provide information on what will no longer be examinable
  • Indicate what will be included in those topics that mention ‘New Trends and Technologies’

This document deals with the final Grade 12 external examinations and not with the SBA or PAT per se. However, it is strongly suggested that the principles and the new content in these guidelines be applied to the SBA and PAT, where applicable.

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