02 days – Use Basic Functions and Applications of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification : ICDL Base) (CRS-Q-0025511-ES)

Commencement Dates

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Course Duration

16 Hours 

Target Audience

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


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


Successful trainees will receive the internationally recognized ICDL Certificate upon completion of the course. This certificate is administered by ICDL Singapore. There is no formal exam at the end of the programme, and assessment is carried out by the programme tutor on a continual basis.

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 introduce the basic computer concepts and brief usage of basic desktop management, creating and editing documents and spreadsheets and communication via web searches and e-mail.

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

  • Understand computer concepts around hardware and software.
  • Identify healthy environment and security considerations when using computers.
  • Manage basic desktop settings and manage files and folders.
  • Create, save, edit and format a word processing document.
  • Create, save, edit and format a spreadsheet document.
  • Search for information on the web, create and edit bookmarks.
  • Send and reply to e-mails and manage file attachments.

Course Details



Section 1 : Computer Concepts

Hardware Concepts:
-Storage media
-Folder size
Software Concepts:
-Operating systems
Computer Usage:
-Password policies
-Updating software regularly
-Backing up data

Section 2 : Desktop and Managing Files

Log off computer
Open and resize Windows
Desktop configuration

Section 3 : Manage Files and Folders

Identify different types of files
Copy and move files and folders
Delete files
Empty recycle bin

Section 4 : Word Processing

Switching between documents
Cut and Paste
Delete text
Undo and Redo
Change font size and types
Text formatting (Alignment, Indent, Paper size)
Preview and Print

Section 5 : SpreadSheets

Entering data
Modify column widths
Simple formulas
Format numbers
Merge and centre cells
Change margins
Printing options

Section 6 :Communications

Search the web
Activate hyperlink
Add bookmark / favourites
Copy text / image to another location
Send e-mails
Create e-mail address
CC and Bcc
Subject title
File attachment
Spell check
Forward email
Print a message using available printing options


Entry Requirement

  • Primary education without PSLE/PSPE Certificate or their equivalent

Fees Structure

 02 days – Use Basic Functions and Applications of a Computer (16 hrs) (ICDL Certification : ICDL Base) (CRS-Q-0025511-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.

Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose for the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory.

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