Computer Fundamentals

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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
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Location: College Campus/Online


COST:$ 1500

Overveiw: COMPUTER FUNDAMENTALS & INTERNET introduces new users to computers, the different types of computers that exist, how they’re used, what makes up a computer, and an introduction to the Windows operating system. Living Online using Windows provides specific guidelines for the knowledge and skills required to be a functional user of computer hardware, software, networks, and the Internet. Employers, Colleges and Universities now understand that exposure to computers does not equal understanding computers. So, more than ever, basic computer and Internet skills are being considered prerequisites for employment and higher education.


NEXT COURSE START DATES: Duration: 15 hrs.

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Computer Fundamentals using Windows

Unit 1: Computers All Around Us

Computers All Around Us

Looking at Networks

Elements of a Personal

Identifying Input/ Output

Working with Storage Systems

Looking at Printers

Basic Troubleshooting

Buying a Computer

Looking at Software Applications

Using the Computer

Unit 2: Using Windows

Looking at Windows

Looking at the Desktop

Working with Windows

Exiting Windows

Getting Help

Running Application

Looking at Files and

Using Windows Explorer

Using the Recycle Bin

Managing Disks

Customizing System

Installing and Uninstalling Programs

Living Online using Windows

Unit 1: Getting Connected

Networking Fundamentals

Looking at the Internet

Understanding E-mail

Using Microsoft Outlook Express

Unit 2: Using the Internet

Getting Started

Looking at Web Browsers

Using Microsoft Internet

Using Information from the Web

Searching for Information

Qualifying the Information

The Risks of Computing

Accessing the Internet in a Legal & Safe Manner

Quick Contact

Useful Links