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Course Library - PC Skills Series

4.1 The Basics

* Course Overview
Course *

Become computer-confident and join the technological age. Learn all the basics to do with computers and IT. Discover what makes up a computer and what all these bits do! This is the perfect course with something for everyone who wants to get to know computers, a superb, solid foundation for building further IT skills.

* Course Duration

   60 minutes

* What you will learn

At the end of this course the learner will understand:

  • that a computer is a tool, like a screwdriver, a pencil or an encyclopaedia
  • the basic concepts of hardware, software and Information Technology
  • the basic terminology used and how computer memory is measured
  • the main functions of an operating system
  • common software applications and their uses e.g. word processing, spreadsheets and database
  • the use of the telephone network in computing and the uses of electronic mail
  • the concept of the Internet and some of its main uses e.g. research, marketing, buying and selling
  • the distinction between the Internet and the Web
  • what elements and practises can help create a good working environment
  • the purpose and value of backing up computer files to removable storage devices
  • how to protect a personal computer against intrusion
  • the term virus and how viruses can enter a computer system
  • software copyright and the main legal issues to do with copying, sharing and lending diskettes
  • the implications of the Data Protection Act
* Course Code

   ECDL1

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