The IC3 Certification will help you to be recognised as a person with the critical entry-level skills needed to effectively use the latest computer and Internet technology to achieve business objectives, expand productivity, improve profitability, and provide a competitive edge.
Course Duration :
Mondays and Thursdays 17h30 to 19h30
- Computing Fundamentals
- Key Applications
- Living Online
After you have successfully completed this course, you should be able to do the following:
- Identify types of computers
- Identify how computers process information.
- Explain the purpose and function of different hardware components.
- Identify how to maintain computer equipment.
- Solve common problems relating to computer hardware.
- Protect hardware from theft or damage
- Identify different types of software.
- Explore the fundamental concepts relating to popular applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, databases and graphic and multimedia programs.
- Identify how software and hardware work together to perform computing tasks.
- Explain how software is distributed and upgraded.
- Identify different types of application software.
- Identify general concepts relating to application software categories.
- Explain how an operating system works.
- Solve common problems related to an operating system.
- Use an operating system to manipulate a computer’s desktop, folders, files, disks and shortcuts.
- Identify how to change system settings.
- Install, uninstall and run application software.
- Identify and modify interface elements.
- Utilise sources of online help
- Perform common file-management functions.
- Perform common editing and formatting functions.
- Perform common printing/outputting functions.
- Format text and documents, including the ability to use automatic formatting tools.
- Use word-processing tools to automate processes such as document review, security and collaboration.
- Modify worksheet data, structure and formatting.
- Sort data.
- Manipulate data using formulas and functions.
- Create simple charts.
- Create and format simple presentations.
- Identify network fundamentals and the benefits and risks of network computing.
- Identify different types of electronic communication/collaboration and how they work.
- Identify how to use an electronic mail application
- Identify the appropriate use of different types of communication/collaboration tools and the ‘rules of the road’ regarding online communication (‘netiquette’).
- Identity information about the Internet, the World Wide Web and Web sites.
- Use a Web browsing application.
- Understand how content is created, located and evaluated on the World Wide Web
- Identify how computers are used in different areas of work, school and home.
- Identify the risks of using computer hardware and software.
- Identify how to use computers and the Internet safely, ethically and legally.