Basic IT Skills
Welcome to IT Skills.
This course is intended to equip you with introductory computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office® tools.
The course consists of four units. The first three units: Windows Basics, Internet Basics and Microsoft Office are to be completed in a facilitated classroom/workshop setting. The final unit is intended to be completed on your own computer and submitted online.
Some technical terms are linked to a course glossary. These words will appear in light blue text.
There are several simple ungraded activities contained within the units. You can identify activities by this icon:
There is a graded team assignment at the conclusion of the workshop.
The final unit is the completion of a graded individual assignment.
At the completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Understand and navigate the basic user interface of a personal computer using a Windows® operating system.
- Produce effective electronic documents, spreadsheets and presentations usine MS Office® tools.
- Demonstrate the ability to locate pages on the Web and share documents via a Cloud service.