Computer Basics Foundation Training Course

Computer Basics Foundation Training Course


Event outline

Course Overview

Knowledge of computers is essential in today’s world for personal and professional purposes. This four-level comprehensive course is designed for those with little knowledge and experience in using computers.

The pdtraining Computer Basic Foundation Training Course provides a deep understanding of the basic functions of a computer, including the use of basic applications and operating systems.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand basic computing concepts
  • Understand the difference between hardware and software, and how each works
  • Understand how information networks operate
  • Become aware of security concerns and how to work safely
  • Use the keyboard, mouse, and Windows desktop
  • Effectively manage and use files and folders
  • Use the basic Windows applications, including WordPad, NotePad, Task Manager, Calculator, Paint, and Internet Explorer
  • Use basic terms
  • Understand the functions of a computer
  • Browse the Internet
  • Download and save files
  • Understand how a laptop is different from a desktop computer

Course Outline

Lesson 1
Getting Started

  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Action Plans & Evaluations

Lesson 2
General Concepts

  • Basic Terms
  • Types of Computers
  • Anatomy of a PC
  • How a PC Works

Lesson 3
Hardware Devices

  • CPU and Memory
  • Input Devices
  • Output Devices
  • Secondary Storage Devices

Lesson 4

  • The Basics
  • Operating Systems and Applications
  • How is Software Built?
  • Types of Software
  • Legal Issues

Dates & registration

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Provider information

pd training is an Australian-owned, international training and professional development and services organisation, with approximately 400 specialist trainers across Australia, delivering thousands of courses each year in our 16 areas of specialty.