This course teaches students an Introduction to the use of Personal Computers in an everyday office environment.

The course starts with the very basics – the keyboard, the mouse and the internet, and proceeds to include beginner essentials of the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

This is a great course for anyone who is a beginner that wants to learn the essentials of using a computer for personal or work use, as well as the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

As with all of our courses, this course is practical and easy to follow.

COURSE INFORMATION

DAY 1

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Course

  • What is the BASIC COMPUTER COURSE?

 

Lesson 2: Introduction to Personal Computers

  • The Desktop Computer
  • Everyday Terminologies
  • Types of Software
  • Peripherals for input and output
  • Typing
  • Shortcuts
  • File Explorer
  • Making folders
  • Saving files
  • Recovering deleted files

 

Lesson 3: Introduction to the Internet

  • Connecting to the Internet
  • Web Browsers
  • Search Engines
  • Downloading and Uploading
  • Cloud Storage
  • Internet Safety

DAY 2

Lesson 4: Introduction to Microsoft Word

  • Creating and Saving Documents
  • Using Templates
  • Formatting Text and Paragraphs
  • Styles and Graphics
  • Managing Lists
  • Managing Tables
  • Preview and Printing

 

DAY 3

Lesson 5: Introduction to Microsoft Outlook

  • Navigate Outlook
  • Creating and Sending Emails
  • Working with Attachments and Illustrations
  • Receiving and Managing Emails
  • Customizing Email Options
  • Organizing your Inbox
  • Managing Contacts and Address Book
  • Working with Calendars, Appointments and Meetings

DAY 4

Lesson 6: Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Creating and Saving a Presentation
  • Working with Templates
  • Working with characters, text and graphics
  • Animations
  • Transitions
  • Objects
  • Presentation Delivery

 

DAY 5

Lesson 7: Introduction to Microsoft Excel

  • Creating and Saving Spreadsheets
  • Working with Templates
  • Performing Basic Calculations, Functions and Formulas
  • Find and Replace
  • Formatting Worksheets
  • Printing Workbooks

Lesson 8: Assessments

  • Practical Assessment and Portfolio of Evidence Briefing

Credits are awarded to Students who complete the provided Portfolio of Evidence and submit it for Assessment by iStudent Academy. You will need to be found competent against all of the criteria in order to receive the credits.

Competent students will be issued with a formal Statement of Results from MICT Seta,

All Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Support will be offered to students by way of electronic assistance. This support relates only to the course material covered.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Learners who successfully complete their qualifications with iStudent Academy have members only access to the Career Development Programme, where exclusive job opportunities for our Graduates are posted.

COURSE DATES
Specific to each Campus. Please submit the Short Course Enquiry Form for scheduled dates.

ACADEMIC MATERIALS
Students will receive a textbook and Portfolio of Evidence to complete at the training.

COURSE FACT SHEET

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