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Wed, May 15



Beginner Computer Series

$2300 / 60hr course Mon - Fri / 3hr per day At our computer training program, we provide a comprehensive course on basic computer skills that will leave you feeling competent in utilizing the basic workplace software.

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Beginner Computer Series
Beginner Computer Series

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May 15, 2024, 9:00 a.m. – Jun 13, 2024, 12:00 p.m.


About the Course


Student's should have completed the Beginner's Computer Series or an intake assessment. 

 Assessments can be booked through the registration  desk at: 250-585-8977.

- Windows Operating system

- Office 365 software

- Keyboard, Mouse, Computer camera

- Good working wifi

- Quite place to work

1. Introduction to Computers

• Overview of basic computer components

• Understanding hardware and software

2. Operating System Basics

• Introduction to common operating systems (Windows, macOS)

• Navigating the desktop and file management

3. Understanding File Types and Extensions

• Recognizing different file formats

• Managing and organizing files and folders

4. Basic Keyboard and Mouse Skills

• Keyboard layout and key functions

• Mouse operation and basic functions

5. Introduction to Email

• Setting up and navigating an email account

• Composing and sending emails

6. Internet Browsing Basics

• Navigating web browsers (e.g., Chrome, Firefox)

• Searching the internet and evaluating online sources

7. Introduction to Word Processing

• Basics of word processing software (e.g., Microsoft Word, Google Docs)

• Creating, formatting, and editing documents

8. Basic Spreadsheet Skills

• Introduction to spreadsheet software (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets)

• Entering data, basic formulas, and cell formatting

9. Creating Presentations

• Basics of presentation software (e.g., Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides)

• Creating slideshows and adding simple animations

10. Introduction to Online Collaboration

• Understanding cloud-based collaboration tools

• Collaborative document editing and sharing

11. Basic Troubleshooting

• Identifying and resolving common computer issues

• Troubleshooting internet connectivity problems

12. Computer Security Basics

• Understanding the importance of antivirus software

• Basic practices for online security and safe browsing

13. Setting Up and Customizing User Accounts

• Creating user accounts and customizing settings

• Understanding privacy and security settings

14. Basic Computer Maintenance

• Cleaning up and organizing files

• Regular software updates and maintenance tasks

15. Introduction to Digital Literacy

• Recognizing misinformation and online scams

• Developing critical thinking skills in the digital age

16. Accessing Online Learning Resources

• Exploring tutorials and educational resources online

• Building a foundation for continuous learning

17. Q&A and Open Discussion

• Addressing specific questions and concerns

• Encouraging participants to share their experiences

18. Assessment

• Evaluating participant understanding through quizzes and practical exercises


Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

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