Course Description

This course is specifically designed for anyone who has a basic understanding or background in computers and wish to be certified and accredited in the area of information technology.

Course Content

Introduction to Information Technology
  • Hardware and software,
  • Input and output devices,
  • Storage devices,
  • RAM and ROM,
  • Computers at home and in business,
  • LAN & WAN,
  • Data Protection Act
Introduction to Word Processing
  • Enter, edit and format text
  • Spell check, proof-read and correct documents
Introduction to Data Entry
  • Input alpha, numeric and special characters from the keyboard
  • Input data at 15 words per minute
Introduction to Internet & E-mail
  • Log onto the internet and use a search engine
  • Send/receive email
  • Print emails and Web pages
Introduction to File Management
  • Identify the number of files in a directory/folder
  • File size, date and time of last modification

Course Cost

(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

Duration / Accreditation

Duration: Approx. 30 hours (directed learning)
Accreditation: QQI Level 4 Minor Award in Information Technology Skills 4N1125