Computer Skills

Tues 6.30-8.30pm • Duration: 20 Weeks

Tuition Fee: €280

Commencement Date: Tuesday 6th October 2020

This course is aimed at people who have little or no experience of computers but who wish to learn more about the uses of a PC and how to maintain and troubleshoot. The course is ideal for the home user. Subjects covered include email, word processing, anti-virus prevention and cure, basic web page design, digital camera and photo editing, and general PC housekeeping.

Course Content

Concepts and theory

Keyboard basics

Cut, copy and paste

Overview of various internet browsers and search engines

Setting up an email account – sending attachments and hyperlinks

How the computer works, types of hardware and software

File management and the control panel

Directory structures, backup and storage

Introduction to word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentations

Basic desktop publishing

Image editing

Creating a basic blog/website

Saving pictures from digital cameras

CD writing and burning

Tuition Fee: €280

Accreditation:    Computer Skills (Cork ETB)

Commencement Date: Tuesday 6th October 2020