***ICDL: Intermediate Computer Skills – Certificate***

Pre-requirements:

English Proficiency

Description:

Business today depends on several aspects of information technology. It’s almost impossible to get ahead without computer skills. If you have a wide range of these skills you’ll be highly employable in a multitude of positions in any business.

Modules:

Computer Essentials

• Understand key concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices and software
• Start up and shut down a computer
• Work effectively on the computer desktop using icons and windows
• Adjust the main operating system settings and use built-in help features
• Create a simple document and print an output
• Know about the main concepts of file management
• Understand key storage concepts and use utility software to compress and extract large files
• Understand network concepts and connection options
• Understand the importance of protecting data and devices from malware of backing up data
• Recognise considerations relating to green IT, accessibility and user health

Word Processing

• Work in documents and save them in different file formats
• Choose built-in options such as the help function to enhance productivity
• Create and edit small sized word processing documents that will be ready to share and distribute
• Apply different formats to documents to enhance them before distribution in choosing the appropriate formatting options
• Insert tables, images and drawn objects into documents
• Adjust document page settings and check and correct spelling before finally printing documents

Spreadsheets

• Work in spreadsheets and save them in different file formats
• Choose built-in options such as the help function within the application to enhance productivity
• Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists. Select, sort, copy, move and delete data
• Edit rows and columns in a worksheet. Copy, move, delete and appropriately rename worksheets
• Create mathematical and logical formulas using standard spreadsheet functions.
• Format numbers and text content into a spreadsheet
• Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully
• Adjust spreadsheet page settings and check and correct spreadsheet content before finally printing spreadsheets

Online Essentials

• Understand web browsing and online security concepts
• Use the web browser and manage browser settings, bookmarks and web outputs
• Search effectively for online information and critically evaluate web content
• Understand key copyright and data protection issues
• Understand concepts for online communities, communications and e-mail
• Send and receive e-mails and manage e-mail settings
• Organise and search e-mails and use calendars

Databases

• Understand what a database is and how it is organised and operated
• Create a simple database and view the database content in various modes
• Create a table, define and modify fields and their properties, enter and edit data in a table
• Sort and filter a table or form, create, modify and run queries to retrieve specific information from a database
• Understand what a form is and create a form to enter, modify and delete records and data in records
• Create routine reports and prepare outputs ready for distribution

Presentations

• Work with presentations and save them in different file formats
• Choose built-in options such as the help function within the application to enhance productivity
• Understand different presentation views and when to use them, choose different slide layouts and designs
• Enter, edit and format text in presentations. Recognise good practice in applying unique titles to slides
• Choose, create and format charts to communicate information meaningfully
• Inset and edit pictures, images and drawn objects
• Apply animation and transition effects to presentations and check and correct presentation content before finally printing and giving presentations

Project Planning

• Understand the key concepts relating to managing projects
• Use a project management application to create a new project and maintain an existing project
• Create and schedule tasks and add project constrains and deadlines
• Assign costs and create and assign resources to tasks
• View the critical path, monitor progress and reschedule work
• Prepare and print outputs, including charts and reports

Additional Course Info: 

Contact Details

Contact Person: 

ATG-College 0113941383
Course Details

Course Delivery Method: 

E-learning E-learning

Blended Blended

In Class In Class

Distance Distance

Presented Presented Courses

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

6 months

Cost: 

On request

Course fee Includes: 

Registration of R600 & Training Material

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