| Computers : Beginners
If you are thinking of buying a computer or just don't know how to use it, this course is the right choice. In this fully accredited course learn about the Windows operating system, virus protection, make a spreadsheet, write a letter and go on the internet in a relaxed and informative environment. No experience is required. BSBITU101 Operate a personal computer BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents BSBITU202 Create and use spreadsheets BSBITU203 Communicate electronically
Westfield Penrith on Wednesday Evenings
Beginning 18/10/2017 from 18:00:00 to 20:00:00
for 8 Weeks
Topics Covered include:
OH&S. Course overview and Q&A. Hardware introduction. Discussion and demonstration of computer components, jargon and terminology. Introduction to the Windows environment. Use of input devices and manipulation of desktop settings. Lesson focuses on storage of files and navigation of computer environment, using storage. Continuation of previous session involving creation and use of safe and reliable storage practices. Brief exercise in document creation and saving of documents. Virus protection and computer maintenance. Control panel programs, mouse settings, date and time. Word processing. Introduction to Office software. Keyboard layout and entering text. Spell check. Formatting text and document and revision of saving procedures. Spreadsheets. Terminology and screen controls, entering data and using data manipulation tools. Simple formulas and formatting. Printing documents and revision. Charts overview Internet introduction. Discussion of technology and internet usage. Browser controls and basic navigation. Understanding URL'S and using Search Engines. E-mail basics, including addressing, sending and receiving e-mail.
Students will be proficient with the Windows operating system, familiar with a word processor and spreadsheet. They will also gain a basic understanding of the internet and email. BSBITU101A Operate a personal computer BSBITU201A Produce simple word processed documents BSBITU202A Create and use spreadsheets BSBITU203A Communicate electronically
On the first session bring
Notebook and pen. Please wear warm clothing in Autumn and Winter as the air conditioning can be cold.
and purchase during the course
Special Issues To Note