Training

ICDL Base Module Computer Essentials 1 Day

Description: 

 

Prerequisite

None

Course Brief

 

Covers the key skills and main concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices, and software, certifies best practice in effective computer use.

Course Outline

 

Computer and Devices

 

  • ICT
  • Hardware
  • Software and Licensing
  • Startup Shut Down

 

 Desktop, Icons, Settings

 

  • Desktops and Icons
  • Using Windows
  • Tools and Settings

 

 Outputs

 

  • Working with Text
  • Printing

 

 File Management

 

  • Introducing Files and Folders
  • Organising Files and Folders
  • Storage and Compression

 

 Networks

 

  • Network Concepts
  • Network Access

 

 Security and Well-Being

 

  • Protecting Data and Devices
  • Malware
  • Health and Green IT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specification: 

On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
• Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software.
• Start up and shut down a computer Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons, windows
• Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features
• Create a simple document and print an output
• Know about the main concepts of file management and be able to efficiently organise files and folders
• Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and extract large files
• Understand network concepts and connection options and be able to connect to a network
• Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware, and the importance of backing up data
• Recognise considerations relating to green IT, accessibility, and user health

 

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