ES WSQ – 2 Days – Use Primary Functions and Applications of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification: EqualSkills)


Course Duration

16 Hours 

Target Audience

Specially developed to cater for those with no experience whatsoever of computers and the Internet.


No need to possess the knowledge of basic PC


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 - Use Basic Functions and Applications of a Computer (ICDL Base)


This module enables candidates to demonstrate the basic knowledge of using computer and display the skills needed to complete some common or everyday tasks in a confident way.

On completion of this module each candidate will be able to:

  • Identify different types of computers as well as their main components and be able to log on to a computer and understand the basic function of a mouse and keyboard.
  • Understand and use common desktop icons and the taskbars and be able to shutdown a computer.
  • Identify the main parts of a Window, work with Windows and identify the main types of storage media and programme applications.
  • Create, format, save and print a document.
  • Identify files and folders and recognise common file types. Understand the internet and the World Wide Web and the importance of evaluating information on the World Wide Web.
  • Use a Web browser and a search engine and be able to complete and submit Web based forms and understand the concept of an online virtual community.
  • Understand the structure of an email address and be able to create, send and receive email and understand the security risks involved. 

Course Details



Section 1 : Computer Basics

List and compare different types of computers:
-Personal Computer,

Section : 2 Different Component

System unit
How to use the mouse and keyboard

Section : 3 Start and Shut down

Start a computer
User password
Shut down the computer properly

Section : 4 Desktop

Select and activate common icons:
Deleted items

Section 5 : Taskbar

How to start an application
Switch between open windows
Language Indicator

Section 6 : Windows

Identify parts of a window
Title bar
Scroll bar
Scroll bar markers
Status bar
Menu bar
Close a Window

Section 7 : Storage Media

Internal Hard Disk
USB Flash Drive
Online file storage

Section 8 : Briefly Understand the Use of Applications

Word Processing

Section 9 : Document Creation

Open a word processing application
Change font type
Font sizes
Copy and move in a document
Save and name a document
Print a document 

Section 10 : File Handling

How to use a folder
Open and close a file
Storage of files
Recognise common file types:

Section 11 : Internet

Understanding internet
World Wide Web (WWW)
Importance of evaluating information in  WWW
Internet service provider

Section 12 : Web Browsing

Web browser Home Page
Favorites / Bookmarks
Browser history

Section 13 : Website

Log onto a Website
Search engine
Activate a hyperlink / image link
Download a file
Complete and submit a web based form.

Section 14 : Concept of Virtual Community

Social Networking Websites
Internet forums
Chat rooms

Section 15 : Phishing

Understanding phishing
Recognise phishing

Section 16 : Emails (Part 1)

Uses and its structure
File size
Security risks

Section 17 : Emails (Part 2)

Address book
Inbox folder
Create a message
Insert address

Fees Structure

Subsidy and Nett Payable Amount

Subsidy Categories

Fees after subsidy

Fees payable with GST


SME Company



Non – SME Company



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




Singaporean - 40 yrs and above



Singaporean – 21 – 39 yrs



Singapore PR



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



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

E-Pass, Dependant Pass)



SME: Small and Medium Enterprise

WTS: Workfare Training Support

Participant need to pass the test to get subsidy

Commencement Dates

Full Time: Thursday, 4 May 2017 (4 & 5 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Saturday, 6 May 2017 (6 & 13 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Sunday, 7 May 2017 (7 & 14 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Part Time: Friday, 12 May 2017 (12, 16, 18, 19, 23 May - 6.20pm to 9.50pm)
Full Time: Wednesday, 17 May 2017 (17 & 24 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Saturday, 20 May 2017 (20 & 27 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Sunday, 21 May 2017 (21 & 28 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Full Time: Monday, 22 May 2017 (22 & 23 May - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Saturday, 3 June 2017 (3 & 10 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Sunday, 4 June 2017 (4 & 11 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Full Time: Monday, 5 June 2017 (5 & 6 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Full Time: Wednesday, 7 June 2017 (7 & 14 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Sunday, 11 June 2017 (11 & 18 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Part Time: Wednesday, 14 June 2017 (14, 16, 19, 21, 23 June - 6.20pm to 9.50pm)
Full Time: Thursday, 15 June 2017 (15 & 16 June - 9am to 6.15pm)
Weekend Classes: Saturday, 17 June 2017 (17 & 24 June - 9am to 6.15pm)

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24 June 2015 to 23 June 2019
Block 118 Aljunied Avenue 2
#02-100 Singapore 380118
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