This course will provide support to individuals to develop their computer skills and abilities. Successful completion will lead to a FETAC Level 3 Award in Computer Literacy 3N0881.
Learners who successfully complete this module will:
- Improve keyboard skills.
- Demonstrate good work habits in the use and care of the computer and related equipment.
- Gain an understanding of common IT terminology and jargon associated with Computers today.
Entry Requirements: No previous qualifications are required.
|Information Technology Concepts and Terminology
Ø Describe the component parts of a computer system.
Ø Describe the uses of common software applications.
Ø Understanding the terms Hardware/Software.
Ø Understanding Input and Output devices.
|Introduction to Word Processing
Ø Load a word-processing system.
Ø Key in text to specification.
Ø Enhance text.
Ø Print a document.
Ø Exit from software.
|IT and Information Security
Ø Identify areas of everyday life where the learner interacts with computers.
Ø Understanding the terms antivirus/passwords
Ø Data Protection Act 1998 -2003
|Health and Safety with Computers
Ø Health and Safety while using the computer
Ø RSI, strain injury and stress in relation to the computer
Ø Operate computer, with due attention to safety procedures.
*Assessment in form of a portfolio and Skills Demonstration