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Computer Literacy

Computer Literacy

Overview

The Computer Literacy course at CTS College is a comprehensive program designed to equip individuals with essential skills for navigating the digital landscape. Students delve into practical aspects, gaining proficiency in using Windows operating systems, Microsoft Word for document processing, Excel for spreadsheet management, and PowerPoint for effective presentations.

This course not only enhances computer literacy but also provides a foundational understanding of essential software applications widely used in various professional settings. Participants emerge with the competence to navigate modern computing environments and leverage key Microsoft Office tools, empowering them for success in both academic and professional endeavours.

Benefits

Upon completion of this programme, students would be able to:

  • Feel confident using a computer
  • Use Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Use Windows
  • Browse the internet
  • Use email

Features

Below are some of the main features of this course:

  • Short duration - can be completed in only 3.5 weeks with 2 class per week or 7 weeks with 1 class per week
  • Competitive rates with flexible payment plans
  • Experienced lecturer with excellent student support
  • Online classes which are also recorded for further review
  • Support group via WhatsApp with the lecturer, programme manager and students

Target Audience

This course is perfect for:

  • Persons who would like to learn how to use a computer
  • Persons interested in using Microsoft Word, Excel and/or Powerpoint

Entry Requirements

No prior experience or qualifications are required for enrolment in this course – all are welcome to join and learn.

Course Content

The following would be covered in this course:

1: Computer Essentials

  • Carrying out work-related tasks on computers
  • Working with Windows
  • Learning the essential skills relating to the use of devices
  • Creating and managing files 

2: Online Essentials

  • Browsing the web
  • Searching for information online
  • Communicating online
  • Using email

3: Microsoft Word

  • Creating and formatting documents
  • Working with Word views
  • Working with Templates
  • Adding images
  • Using drawing tools

4: Microsoft Excel

  • Understanding spreadsheets
  • Developing, formatting and modifying spreadsheets
  • Working with formulas
  • Working with Excel views
  • Sorting and Filtering
  • Creating workbooks and worksheets
  • Formatting and aligning cells
  • Creating and formatting charts

5: Microsoft PowerPoint

  • Create and format presentations
  • Apply PowerPoint views
  • Working with templates
  • Slide layouts
  • Adding images
  • Drawing tools
  • Add videos and sound

Schedule

Course Offering

Day Time Duration Contact Hours Cost Lecturer
Tuesday, Wednesday 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm 3.5 weeks 21 hours $500.00 Ms. Stacy Ramparas
Saturday 09:00 am to 12:00 pm 7 weeks 21 hours $500.00 Ms. Gail Pettier
Saturday 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm 7 weeks 21 hours $500.00 Ms. Gail Pettier

Session - Tuesday, Wednesday (05:00 pm to 08:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Session 1 - Online Classes Tuesday, January 30, 2024 Tuesday, February 20, 2024
2024 - Session 2 - Online Classes Tuesday, March 26, 2024 Wednesday, April 17, 2024
2024 - Session 3 - Online Classes Tuesday, May 21, 2024 Tuesday, June 11, 2024
2024 - Session 4 - Online Classes Tuesday, June 25, 2024 Tuesday, July 16, 2024
2024 - Session 5 - Online Classes Tuesday, August 20, 2024 Tuesday, September 10, 2024
2024 - Session 6 - Online Classes Tuesday, October 22, 2024 Tuesday, November 12, 2024

Session - Saturday (09:00 am to 12:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Session 1 - Online Classes Saturday, January 20, 2024 Saturday, March 2, 2024
2024 - Session 2 - Online Classes Saturday, March 16, 2024 Saturday, May 4, 2024
2024 - Session 3 - Online Classes Saturday, May 18, 2024 Saturday, June 29, 2024
2024 - Session 4 - Online Classes Saturday, July 13, 2024 Saturday, August 24, 2024
2024 - Session 5 - Online Classes Saturday, September 7, 2024 Saturday, October 19, 2024
2024 - Session 6 - Online Classes Saturday, November 2, 2024 Saturday, December 14, 2024

Session - Saturday (03:00 pm to 06:00 pm)

Session Start Date End Date
2024 - Session 1 - Online Classes Saturday, January 27, 2024 Saturday, March 9, 2024
2024 - Session 2 - Online Classes Saturday, March 23, 2024 Saturday, May 11, 2024
2024 - Session 3 - Online Classes Saturday, May 25, 2024 Saturday, July 6, 2024
2024 - Session 4 - Online Classes Saturday, July 20, 2024 Saturday, September 7, 2024
2024 - Session 5 - Online Classes Saturday, September 21, 2024 Saturday, November 2, 2024
2024 - Session 6 - Online Classes Saturday, November 9, 2024 Saturday, December 21, 2024

Delivery Mode

Online Classes

This course will be delivered via live online classes. Students will be provided with a link to join the class as well as other relevant instructions at least one day before the start of each class. These classes are also recorded - therefore students have the option to review the course content as often as they like.

Additional Info

Assessment

Students would be required to complete the following assessment(s) for this course:

  • In-class exercises

Certification

In order to receive the CTS College certificate of completion or participation for this course, students must attend a minimum of 75% of classes and pay any outstanding fees. Where applicable, students who do not meet the necessary assessment requirements, but attended the required amount of classes would receive a CTS College certificate of participation.

Certificates would be provided in digital format which would allow students to access, print and share their certificates 24/7 on demand. For more information on our digital certificates please click here.

Resources

CTS College will provide all handouts in digital format for this programme.

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Fees & Payment

Cost

This course is offered at the affordable price of $500. In order to start the course, students must pay a minimum of 50% before the first class.

Payment Plans

Students can be given a payment plan where the initial downpayment is made, with an arrangement for the remaining balance to be paid over the duration of the course. Please feel free to contact us to discuss a payment plan customised for you.

Payment Methods

The following table shows the details for the 4 convenient ways to pay the CTS College fees for this programme:

Payment Method Details
Linx Paid at the Administration Office
Credit Card Paid at the Administration Office
Cheque

Paid at the Administration Office

Made Payable to CTS College

Online Bank Transfer

Paid via Online Banking

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Student Support

Facilitator

At CTS College, we believe in crafting an extraordinary student experience. This is why we have selected Ms. Gail Pettier and Ms. Stacy Ramparas to facilitate the Computer Literacy course. These lecturers not only impart knowledge, but create a learning experience where students feel valued and appreciated. They are also committed to shaping a transformative learning journey and creating an educational adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

Gail Pettier
Gail Pettier, a Software Training Specialist, currently serves as a Software/Technology Consultant at CTS College. In addition to her role at the college, she freelances as a Graphic/Web Designer and Writer, showcasing her versatility in the tech and creative domains. Recognised as an effective team player, Gail is celebrated for her creativity, flexibility, sense of humor, pride and unwavering company loyalty. Her skills encompass time management, interpersonal relationships, teamwork and a strong commitment to moral and ethical standards.

Gail's aspirations include fostering a friendly and casual work environment, leading a talented team and tackling cutting-edge technical challenges. She aims to focus on building social platforms tailored for leaders in both educational and corporate environments, demonstrating her dedication to innovation and excellence.

Stacy Ramparas
With a 20-year teaching career at CTS College, Stacy Ramparas has been delivering a spectrum of Information Technology courses, including short courses like Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office. Armed with an associate degree in computer science and diverse IT certifications, Stacy's impact is evident in the 13 world-class prizes her students secured in exams for the Association of Business Executives.

She has played a pivotal role in the success of CXC programme participants, spanning adults, repeaters and first-time students, emphasising her commitment to holistic development. Currently serving as a part-time teacher/facilitator, Stacy is passionate about educating and uplifting others, earning praise from students for her patience and excellent course delivery. Her dedication lies in motivating and encouraging students to excel, with the primary objective of imparting skills and knowledge. Stacy eagerly looks forward to continuing the educational journey, supporting students in achieving their goals and realising their full potential.

Programme Management

The programme management team is responsible for the management of this course. If you would like further information or clarification on this programme please contact:

Mr. Matthew Christian
Programme Manager
Phone: (868) 720-2939 / (868) 740-9095

E-mail: Certifications@CTSCollege.com

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