Computing Fundamentals

Information Technology
25 Hours

Use the Computing Fundamentals course to learn about computing fundamentals. The course covers operating systems, computer hardware, computer software, troubleshooting, common application features, word processing, spreadsheets, and more. This course will help you in understand computer technology and how to navigate a variety of computing environments. It will also help you learn about the technologies that drive our computerized society, including the Internet and local area networks (LANs).

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Entry requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Age must be 18 years or above
  • English Proficiency

Course structure and modules

  • Computer Basics
  • The System Unit
  • Input, Output, and Storage
  • Operating System Basics
  • Introduction to Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8.1 Administration and Maintenance
  • Understanding Application Software
  • Understanding Microsoft Office 2013
  • Word Processing with Microsoft Word
  • Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel
  • Managing Databases with Access
  • Creating Presentation Graphics with PowerPoint
  • Networking and Internet Basics
  • Online Communication
  • Web Basics
  • Network and Internet Privacy and Security
  • Legal, Ethical, Health, and Environmental Issues in Computing
  • Appendix A: Customizing Windows 8.1

Career opportunities

  • Technical Instructor
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Assistant Technical Instructor