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Introduction to Computers, Johannesburg

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm SAST

Get online savvy!  Enrol now for BOTI's Introduction to computers course.  BOTI offers computer short courses, computer training courses and basic computer training.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

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Introduction to computers 

Welcome to the digital world, where you will find that in today’s business environment almost everything that you do that has anything to do with information relies on computer technology.   The desk top computer, the laptop and even the tablet all serve as your interface with the outside world.

The material covered in this course serves as an introduction to the world of digital processing.  You will learn about what constitutes hardware, what constitutes software and how you can maximize computer technologies to create an efficient and smooth running operation.  You will learn how to manage computer files and how data is stored as well as how to operate and maintain the various components of a personal computer.

Get online savvy!  Enrol now for BOTI’s Introduction to Computers course.  BOTI offers computer short courses, computer training courses and basic computer training.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Course duration

1 day

Get digital technologies working for you when you learn:

  • How to operate a printer
  • How computer data storage works
  • How to manage computer files
  • The basics of personal computer software
  • How to perform personal computer operating system operations
  • The basics of the hardware components of a personal computer
  • The essentials of how to maintain the hardware components of a personal computer
  • The basics of how to operate the hardware components of a personal computer

Get online savvy!  Enrol now for BOTI’s Introduction to Computers course.  BOTI offers computer short courses, computer training courses and basic computer training.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Benefits of attending:  Introduction to computers course

Upon successful completion of this course you will become adept at performing a number of different functions and operations using a personal computer including:

  • Understanding the basic functions of the Start Menu including Programs, Documents, Settings, Find, Help and Run.
  • Learning the various components including Taskbar (or action bar), Background, Themes, Display Settings and Activation button (Start).
  • Learning about the various ‘Icons’ including My Computer, My Documents and Network Neighbourhood/My Network Places.
  • Learning how to rearrange icons on the desktop including, auto arrange, manual, by file type and aligned.
  • Creating desktop shortcut icons including, text document, presentation file and spreadsheet file.
  • Learning about different types of windows including Modal/non Modal/, pop-up, warning, error, information and application.
  • Starting an application from the Start Menu.
  • Learning about parts of a window including Title Bar, Mimimize Button, Maximize Button, Restore Button, Close Button, Menu Bar, Tool Bar and Status Bar.
  • Manipulating windows including opened, Minimized, maximized, moved and closed.
  • The implications of having more than one window open at a time including active and inactive windows, impact on speed and switching between open windows.
  • Starting multiple applications.
  • Changing between windows using the keyboard and mouse.
  • How to launch and find information with the HELP facility including Content, Index and Search.
  • Using a pointing device including mouse, trackball, touchpad and touchscreen.
  • Using a pointing device to select objects including single click, double click and alternate click.
  • Learning different methods of using ‘drag and drop’ with the pointing device.
  • Changing various print options prior to printing an object.
  • Altering the various printer properties including paper size, orientation, paper source and resolution.

Get online Savvy!  Enrol now for BOTI’s Introduction to Computers course.  BOTI offers computer short courses, computer training courses and basic computer training.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course is aimed at those individuals who are seeking to improve their computer skills.

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This Unit Standard course is aligned to Unit Standard 7547:  Operate a personal computer system

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Get online savvy!  Enrol now for BOTI’s Introduction to computers course.  BOTI offers computer short courses, computer training courses and basic computer training.   BOTI offers business training programmes across South Africa.

Details

Date:
September 16
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Johannesburg
Corner Grayston Drive & Rivonia Road
Sandton, Gauteng South Africa
Phone:
+27118828853

Organizer

Business Optimization Training Institute
Phone:
0118828853
Email:
info@boti.co.za
Website:
boti.co.za