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Computer Basics Course

Course Overview

Welcome to the Computer Basics Course, where you will gain essential skills and knowledge to effectively navigate and utilize computers. This comprehensive course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in fundamental concepts, tools, and techniques that are essential in today’s technology-driven world. From understanding the components of a computer system to learning how to operate various software applications, this course will equip you with the necessary skills to confidently use a computer for personal or professional purposes. Join us as we embark on this journey of computer literacy and empower you with the skills to thrive in the digital age.

6 Weeks
Ghc 100.00
Ghc 550.00
Module 1: Introduction to Computers and Operating Systems

Basic computer components and types of operating systems, Navigating Windows OS, file management, and basic troubleshooting.

Module Objectives
  1. Gain a basic understanding of computer components and their roles in a computer system.
  2. Learn how to navigate and use settings in Windows operating system.
  3. Develop troubleshooting skills for common computer issues encountered in daily use.
Module 2: Computer Hardware and Peripherals

In-depth understanding of computer hardware components and peripherals, Networking concepts, input/output devices, and hands-on activities for assembling/disassembling a computer.

Module Objectives
  1. Understand the various components of computer hardware and their functions.
  2. Learn about different types of peripherals and how to connect and use them.
  3. Acquire hands-on experience in assembling and disassembling a computer system.
Module 3: Internet and Web Basics

Understanding the internet, web browsers, and search engines, Email basics, online safety, and security measures against viruses and malware.

Module Objectives
  1. Gain an understanding of how the internet works and its key components.
  2. Learn how to use web browsers effectively, including search engines and bookmarks.
  3. Develop basic email skills, including composing, sending, receiving, and managing emails, and learn about online safety and security measures.
Module 4: Computer System Efficiency

Customizing Windows settings, optimizing computer performance, and managing user accounts, Introduction to task management, file organization, and backup best practices.

Module Objectives
  1. Learn how to customize Windows settings to personalize the computer system.
  2. Acquire skills in optimizing computer performance, including managing storage and updating drivers.
  3. Understand how to manage user accounts, use task management tools, and implement file organization and backup best practices for efficient computer use.
  • This Course aims to help students become comfortable and confident in using the computer for everyday tasks.
  • By the end of this course, students will be able to understand the computer system and operate the computer effectively, and develop typing skills.
Beginner, Intermediate, Advance
  • Student must have a personal laptop
  • Knowledge of the computer and how it functions not a requirement.
  • Students should be able speak, read and write good English.
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