Computer Essentials

Computer Essentials

Bite Size
Updated Sep 26, 2019

Course Overview

Bite Size courses will give you the freedom and flexibility to learn Microsoft Office in easy to use bite size chunks.   You can dip in and out of lesson at the time of need, or take the full course if you have more time.  Learn Microsoft Office the easy way with Bite Size.   Each lesson takes on average 3-5 minutes to complete and the estimated full course duration is 3 - 4 hours.

Target Audience

This Computer Essentials course covers the base modules of the ECDL programme and are intended for anyone who needs to understand the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for using computers and mobile devices. It's suitable for complete beginners

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course you will have a good understanding of

  • Computers and Devices - hardware, memory, software and operating systems
  • Desktop settings - the taskbar, using Windows, switching between windows, installing and Uninstalling applications, lanugage settings and screen capture.  
  • Outputs, such as opening and closing documents, entering and deleting text, saving, copying and moving text and previewing and printing documents.
  • File Management, including explorer, creating folders, recycle bin, data storage, understanding compression.  
  • Networks including network access and concepts and lastly Security and Wellbeing includng protection devices and data, malware, Green IT and accessibility.