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ITC 504 - Int. Computer Driving License (ICDL)

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Course Description

The International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) program is a practical, flexible and. cost-effective way of learning, testing and certifying basic computer skills, Widely recognised as the international benchmark for core computer skill qualification, the acceptance of the ICDL continues to grow strongly in over 138 countries

 

Course Objectives

  • Increasing essential IT knowlege/skills
  • Increasing confidence in computer use
  • Providing internationally-recognised qualification
  • Improving job prospects and job mobility
  • Providing a platform from which to move on to higher-level IT education

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Identify parts of the computer and types of computers
  • Hardware and Software
  • Networks and their components
  • Security, Copyrights and privacy issues 

Day 2

  • Files, folders and disks
  • Managing a filling system using Windows XP
  • Customizing the Computer (backgrounds, screensavers and appearances)
  • Use WordPad to create, save and print files

Day 3

  • How to use MS Word
  • Creating and editing documents
  • Copying and moving text
  • Documents formatting
  • Tables
  • Mail merge 

Day 4

  • How to use MS Excel
  • Creating and editing a Spreadsheet
  • Copying and moving text
  • Spreadsheets formatting
  • Formulas, functions and charts

Day 5

  • How to use MS Access
  • Database fundamentals
  • How to create tables
  • How to create basic forms
  • How to create and manage queries and reports 

Day 6

  • How to use MS PowerPoint
  • Creating and editing slides
  • How to use/work with templates, Slide Master and color schemes
  • Inserting tables, charts and organizational charts
  • Creating and running a slide show

Day 7

  • How to use MS Explorer  
  • Techniques of searching
  • Retrieving information from the internet
  • Downloading programs from the internet
  • Creating and managing E-Mail (s) (attaching files and pictures)
  • Managing the Address Book