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Introduction to computers

Talking technical

Software

Mobility

The Internet and its use

Cloud computing

Back ups

Social networks and business

Data Recovery

IT Security

Target Audience

This short course is aimed at delegates who already have a working knowledge of computers and are able to use a computer.

Benefits

This one-day course is aimed particularly at Technical Administrators with a view to introducing them to concepts which would not normally be taught at school or college but which are of vital importance to the successful administration of any technical environment.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this module learners will be able to:

  • Communicate, with other like-minded employees, about concepts and principles of computers and information technology relevant to todays workplace.
  • Understand the use of particular types of software for particular applications
  • Describe data-on-the-move, its importance and application
  • Understand and apply computing concepts that deal with data communication, remote storage and remote sources of information
  • Apply standard procedures for the recovery of data in the event of a system crash or hardware failure
  • Understand and apply Information Technology security protection, protocols and procedures
  • Cognitive: mental skills (Knowledge); Delegates will have a focuse awareness of the information technolgy environment and their role within it.
  • Affective: growth in feelings or emotional areas (Attitude); Delegates will develop a fundamental regard for the importance of a safe and secuure IT environment and the impact of any system breakdown
  • Psychomotor: manual or physical skills (Skills); There is no practical component to this module.

Completion requirements

  • This course is not aligned to any SAQA standards.
  • There is no final examination and no credits are awarded.
  • There is an assignment which delegates must complete.
  • This assignment is due two weeks after the course is completed.
  • Successful completion of the assignment will ensure that the delegate receives a Certificate of Merit indicating that they have successfully passed the assessment.
  • Delegates not submitting the assignment or not completing the assignment successfully will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
  • This certificate will not indicate whether the delegate has passed or failed.
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