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Course Title: ICT Essentials

Course Duration: Four weeks (20 days)

Course Participants:  ICT beginners

Course Description

This course is designed to enable participants with formal educational background to operate the common software applications within the Microsoft office family.

Course Objective Content 

1. COMPUTER AND ITS COMPONENTS

1.1. What is a computer?

1.2. Various types and classes of computers

1.3. Computer basic components

 2. COMPUTER BOOTING METHODS

2.1. Power buttons and indicators

2.2. Powering up and down of a PC properly

2.3. Booting up PC in different ways

3. OPERATING SYSTEMS AND THE DESKTOPS

3.1. What is an operating system?

3.2. Types of operating systems

3.3. Login methods

3.4. Desktop windows

4. DIGITAL CONTENT CREATION

4.1 Computer / Desktop Applications content creation

4.2. Word processors, spreadsheets and presentations

4.2.1 MICROSOFT WORD

4.2.1.1 Introduction to Word

4.2.1.2 Creating & Editing Document in Word

4.2.2 MICROSOFT EXCEL

4.2.2.1 Introduction to Excel

4.2.2.2 Creating and Editing tables in excel

4.2.3 POWERPOINT

4.2.3.1 Introduction to a powerpoint

4.2.3.2 Creating & Editing presentation in powerpoint

4.3 Smartphones / Tablets content creation

4.3.1 Android

4.3.2 iphones / ipad

4.3.3 Chromebook

4.3.4 Mobile Applications

4.3.5 Mobile devices tips

5. COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION

5.1. Interacting through online digital tools /technologies

5.2. Sharing through online digital tools/technologies

5.3 Collaborating through online digital tools/technologies

5.4 Netiquette

5.5 Managing your online digital identity

6. INTERNET SKILLS

6.1. Internet

6.2. Social Media

6.3. Email

6.4 Google

7. SAFETY 

7.1. Protecting Device

7.2. Protecting personal Data & Privacy - Staying Safe Online

7.3. Protecting Health & Well-being

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the course, the trainees will be able to: -

  • Explain the basics of computer
  • Identify computer components
  • Describe hardware and software
  • Use appropriate buttons to operate a computer
  • Explain and use operating systems
  • Understand the difference between Desktop & Mobile Applications
  • Create and format documents in words
  • Create and format tabulated information in excel
  • Create a presentation by bullet points
  • Understand how to create content using desktop Applications and Mobile Apps
  • Use the internet to search for information
  • Understand how to stay safe online
  • Learn how to use collaborative tools to communicate online

TARGET GROUP:

  • Secondary School Certificate (SSCE) in Sciences.
  • Technical/Business certificate
  • OND holders in Science, art, or commercial fields


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