Course Outline

Computer Essentials


This outline covers the essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks and data security.

The course is split up into 5-10 minute lessons so you can follow the outline in sequence or jump to the topic you want to learn about. Typically, a course outline will contain on average 35 lessons. Remember to practice your new found skills. This will help to reinforce the learning and retain your skills.
Computer and Devices
Lesson not Started  ICT
Lesson not Started  Hardware
Lesson not Started  Computer Memory
Lesson not Started  Input Methods
Lesson not Started  Output Devices
Lesson not Started  Introducing PC Components
Lesson not Started  Software
Lesson not Started  Explaining Operating Systems
Lesson not Started  Logging On
Lesson not Started  Logging Off, Shutting Down and Restarting

Desktop, Icons, Settings
Lesson not Started  The Taskbar
Lesson not Started  Icons and Shortcuts
Lesson not Started  Using Windows
Lesson not Started  Switch Between Windows
Lesson not Started  Available Help Functions
Lesson not Started  Desktop Configuration
Lesson not Started  Language Settings
Lesson not Started  Task Manager
Lesson not Started  Installing and Uninstalling Applications
Lesson not Started  USB Devices
Lesson not Started  Screen Capture

Outputs
Lesson not Started  Opening and Closing MS Word
Lesson not Started  Opening and Closing Documents
Lesson not Started  Entering and Deleting Text
Lesson not Started  Copying and Moving Text
Lesson not Started  Saving Documents
Lesson not Started  Printing
Lesson not Started  Printing Documents

File Management
Lesson not Started  File Explorer
Lesson not Started  Displaying Files and Folders
Lesson not Started  Renaming Files and Folders
Lesson not Started  Searching for Files
Lesson not Started  Viewing Recently Used Files
Lesson not Started  Selecting Files and Folders
Lesson not Started  Sorting Files
Lesson not Started  Copying and Moving Files
Lesson not Started  Recycle Bin
Lesson not Started  Data Storage
Lesson not Started  Understanding Compression
Lesson not Started  Compressing Files and Folders

Networks
Lesson not Started  Network Access
Lesson not Started  Network Concepts

Security and Well-Being
Lesson not Started  Protecting Devices
Lesson not Started  Protecting Data
Lesson not Started  Malware
Lesson not Started  Computer Use
Lesson not Started  Green IT
Lesson not Started  Accessibility