ES WSQ – 2 Days – Use Essentials Features of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification: ICDL Computer Essentials)

Commencement Dates

Training location Schedule

Overview

Course Duration

16 Hours 

Target Audience

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

Pre-requisites

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

Certification

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 WDA and ICDL Singapore. Student must take a 45 min online assessment at the end of the course.

Course Pathway

ICDL Online Essential or ICDL Core Module

Objectives

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

DESCRIPTION

Section 1 – Computers and Devices

Define the term ICT
Types of ICT:
- Internet service
- Mobile technology
- Office applications
Hardware:
- 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
Agreement
Types of software licenses:
- Proprietary
- Open source
- Trial version
- Shareware
- Freeware

Section 3 – Desktop and Windows

Icons
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

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

Section 8 – Security and Well-Being

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

Section 9 – Health and Green IT

Take Regular Break
Appropriate Lighting
Energy Saving Practices
Recycling

Fees Structure

Subsidy and Nett Payable Amount

Subsidy Categories

Fees after subsidy

Fees payable with GST

Company

SME Company

$36/-

$61.20/-

Non – SME Company

$88/-

$113.20/-

Foreigner (WP, S-Pass, E-Pass, Dependant Pass)

$360/-

$385.20/-

Individual

Singaporean - 40 yrs and above

$36/-

$61.20/-

Singaporean – 21 – 39 yrs

$88/-

$113.20/-

Singapore PR

$88/-

$113.20/-

WTS (35 yrs and above - salary less than $2000)

$18/-

$43.20/-

Foreigner and work pass holders – WP, S-Pass,

E-Pass, Dependant Pass)

$360/-

$385.20/-

SME: Small and Medium Enterprise

WTS: Workfare Training Support

Participant need to pass the test to get subsidy


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Adobe authorized training center
WSQ work skills qualification training center
ICDL test center
EduTrust CPE Singapore
GENETIC COMPUTER SCHOOL
Registration No: 198902296M
24 June 2015 to 23 June 2019
OUR LOCATION
Block 118 Aljunied Avenue 2
#02-100 Singapore 380118
Tel: +65 6339 7588