BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS

  • PURPOSE

  • ACCREDITATION

  • COURSE CONTENT

  • DELIVERY

This course explains what a computer is and what it does, looking at the different elements of a computer, including the hardware and software
components. You will learn the basic functions of a computer, how to hold and operate a mouse and a keyboard, how to open and close programs and
documents, and many more exciting features

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.

Unit 1: Introduction to Computers

  1. What is a computer?
  2. What are hardware and
  3. software?
  4. Different types of computers
  5. What is a storage device?

Unit 2: Input devices

  1. What is an input device?
  2. How to hold a mouse
  3. How to use a mouse
  4. Exploring the keyboard

Unit 3: Output devices

  1. What is an output device?
  2. Printing

Unit 4: Softwares

  1. What is an operating system?
  2. Exploring the desktop
  3. Managing files with File
  4. Explorer
  5. Exploring the taskbar
  6. Personalising your desktop
  7. What is application software?
  8. Opening and saving
  9. applications

Unit 5: Internet & Networks

  1. Introduction
  2. The internet and different networks
  3. Network components and signing in
  4. Types of telephone network connections
  5. The World Wide Web
  6. Internet and web applications
  7. Modems, browsers and ISPs
  8. Bandwidth
  9. Types of internet access
  10. Surfing strategies
  11. Benefits and limits of the internet

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

  1. Computer ergonomics
  2. Computer health and safety
  3. Setting up a computer workstation
  4. Environmentally responsible practices

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online