Basic Computer Skills Training

Basic Computer Skills Training Courses: learning basic computer skills courses online is a fundamental skill that opens the door to countless opportunities. Whether you’re a beginner who’s just starting to explore the world of computers or someone looking to refresh and expand their knowledge, this course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge you need to navigate the digital landscape with confidence.

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of computers, exploring their components, both hardware and software. You’ll will learn the basic functions of  a computer, how to navigate with a mouse and keyboard, and gain proficiency in opening and closing programs and documents. Through this online course, you’ll explore exciting features and develop essential digital literacy skills.

Unit 1: Introduction to Computers

  • What is a computer?
  • What are hardware and software?
  • Different types of computers
  • What is a storage device?

Unit 2: Input devices

  • What is an input device?
  • How to hold a mouse
  • How to use a mouse
  • Exploring the keyboard

Unit 3: Output devices

  • What is an output device?
  • Printing

Unit 4: Softwares

  • What is an operating system?
  • Exploring the desktop
  • Managing files with File Explorer
  • Personalising your desktop
  • What is application software?
  • Opening and saving
  • Applications

Unit 5: Internet & Networks

  • Introduction
  • The internet and different networks
  • Network components and signing in
  • Types of telephone network connections
  • The World Wide Web
  • Internet and web applications
  • Modems, browsers and ISPs
  • Bandwidth
  • Types of internet access
  • Surfing strategies
  • Benefits and limits of the internet

Unit 6: Setting up a computer workstation according to ergonomics and health and safety principles

  • Computer ergonomics
  • Computer health and safety
  • Setting up a computer workstation
  • Environmentally responsible practices


Computer basics, or computer literacy, includes two areas of knowledge. These two areas are interdependent, meaning that you need to master both of them if you are to become fully computer literate. 


Mastering the learn of Basic computer Skills Courses means:

Learning how to use a computer system is the first step in mastering the computer basics. Before being able to send e-mails, surf the internet, or type documents, you will need to learn all of the following things:

  • How to safely switch a computer on and off.
  • How to use computer hardware, such as the keyboard, screen, and mouse.
  • Basic computer terminology and concepts.
  • How to use CD-ROMs, DVDs, and other types of memory devices.
  • How to work with computer files.
  • How to use an operating system such as Windows.

5 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of all courses.

1 Day Courses: Participants will receive a SpecCon Holdings certificate upon completion of this course.

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online


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