02 days – Use Essential Features of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification) (CRS-Q-0025514-ES)

Commencement Dates

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Course Duration

16 Hours 

Target Audience

For beginner who wants to explore more functions and applications of a computer.


Need to complete ICDL Equalskills and/or ICDL Base. Need to possess knowledge of basic computer usage.


Successful trainees will receive the internationally recognized ICDL Certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is administered by ICDL Singapore. This is a joint certification between SSG and ICDL Singapore. Student must take a 45 min online assessment at the end of the course.

Course Pathway

For more information on the ICDL Progression Pathway please refer to the link below:

ICDL Courses Progression Pathways


Mode of Training



This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks, and data security.

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.

Course Details



Section 1 – Computers and Devices

Define the term ICT
Types of ICT:
- Internet service
- Mobile technology
- Office applications
- Types of computer
- Processor - RAM
- Storage
- Printers
- Scanners
- Identify input/output ports e.g. USB, HDMI

Section 2 – Software and Licensing

Operating system
End-user license
Types of software licenses:
- Proprietary
- Open source
- Trial version
- Shareware
- Freeware

Section 3 – Desktop and Windows

Using Windows
Tools and Settings
Change Desktop Configuration settings:
- Date / Time
- Language
- Connect a Device (USB Flash Drive, Digital Camera, Media Player)
Capture Full Screen

Section 4 – Working with Text

Open and Close a Word Processing Application
Copy and Move Text
Paste Screen Capture
Save and name a document
Set fault Printer
Print, View, Restart, Cancel a Print Job

Section 5 – Organise Files and Folders

Display File Properties
Sort Files
Copy, Move and Delete Files
Empty Recycle Bin

Section 6 – Storage and Compression

Identify the Storage Media
Storage Capacity
Available Space
Compress Files
Extract Compressed Files

Section 7 – Networks and Network Access

Virtual Private Network
Transfer Rate
Connecting to Internet Via Different Options
Connect to and Status of Wireless Network
Protected/Secure, Open Network

Section 8 – Security and Well-Being

Protecting Data and Devices
Good Password Policy
Update Software
Anti-Virus Software

Section 9 – Health and Green IT

Take Regular Break
Appropriate Lighting
Energy Saving Practices

Entry Requirement

  • Primary education without PSLE/PSPE Certificate or their equivalent 

Fees Structure


02 days – Use Essential Features of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification) (CRS-Q-0025514-ES)


Singaporean 25 to 39 & PR

Mid-Career Enhanced & Subsidy >=40 years old born on /before 1979

WTS, > = 35 years old  born on/before 1984

Course Fee




SkillsFuture Funding




Total Gross Fee




GST 7%




Skillsfuture Credit Deduction/Cash




Participant need to pass the test to get subsidy

Eligible for Claim Period: 01 Oct 2015 - 19 Jan 2020

SSG Advice:

All Singaporean aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses.

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