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Computer Literacy

Computer Literacy

Overview

Computers are part of our everyday lives, at home, at work and almost everywhere we go. Regardless of age, everyone is using a computer device. It is therefore critical that we all know how to use computers and technology efficiently. At home we use computers to check our emails, to browse the web, to access our bank account, to save our files; we use it to teach our children using various applications; we use it at work to improve productivity. While there are some persons who have easily mastered the art of using a computer, many have challenges. This Computer Literacy course is geared to help users to learn more about the technology as well as how to do everyday tasks such browsing the web, managing files and folders, checking emails as well as using the Microsoft Office productivity tools to write letters, create a resume, create spreadsheets, doing presentations as well as creating a simple database.

Computer Essentials

This module will teach you to perform basic work-related tasks on a PC running the Windows 10 operating system, the essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management.

Learn to use the Windows 10 operating system quickly and effectively with hands-on, interactive training 

  • Find out how to use tiles, how to search, and more in Windows 10
  • Learn the essential skills relating to the use of devices
  • File creation and management 

Online Essentials

This module will teach you the essential concepts and skills relating to web browsing, effective information search, online communication and e-mail.

Our computer training course will cover the following topics:

  • Learn How to effectively search for information
  • Learn How to use online communication
  • Learn How to use email         

Microsoft Word

This module teaches you to use a word processing application to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing small-sized word processing documents, such as letters and other everyday documents.

Our computer training course will cover the following topics:

  • Learn How to apply Word views
  • Learn How to use templates
  • Learn How to add images
  • Learn How to use drawing tools
  • Learn How to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating and formatting documents

Microsoft Excel

This module teaches you to understand the concept of spreadsheets and to use a spreadsheet application. It will enable you to perform tasks associated with developing, formatting, modifying and using a spreadsheet, to use standard formulas and functions, and to competently create and format graphs or charts.

Our computer training course will cover the following topics: 

  • Learn How to apply Excel views
  • Learn How to sort and filter 
  • Learn How to create workbooks and worksheets
  • Learn How to use spreadsheet formatting
  • Learn How to enter formulas
  • Learn How to change cell alignment
  • Learn How to create and format charts

Microsoft PowerPoint

This module will enable you to demonstrate competence in using presentation tools on a computer. It will teach you to perform tasks such as creating, formatting, modifying and preparing presentations using different slide layouts for display and printed distribution.

Our computer training course will cover the following topics:

  • Learn How to apply PowerPoint views
  • Learn How to use templates
  • Learn How to use different slide layouts
  • Learn How to add images
  • Learn How to use drawing tools
  • Learn How to add videos and sound

Course 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
Session 1 - Online Classes Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Session 2 - Online Classes Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Session 3 - Online Classes Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Session 4 - Online Classes Tuesday, May 25, 2021 Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Session 5 - Online Classes Tuesday, June 29, 2021 Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Session 6 - Online Classes Tuesday, July 27, 2021 Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Session 7 - Online Classes Tuesday, August 24, 2021 Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Session 8 - Online Classes Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Session 9 - Online Classes Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Tuesday, November 16, 2021

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

Session Start Date End Date
Session 1 - Online Classes Saturday, January 30, 2021 Saturday, March 13, 2021
Session 2 - Online Classes Saturday, April 17, 2021 Saturday, May 29, 2021
Session 3 - Online Classes Saturday, June 12, 2021 Saturday, July 24, 2021
Session 4 - Online Classes Saturday, July 31, 2021 Saturday, September 11, 2021
Session 5 - Online Classes Saturday, September 18, 2021 Saturday, October 30, 2021
Session 6 - Online Classes Saturday, November 6, 2021 Saturday, December 18, 2021

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

Session Start Date End Date
Session 3 - Online Classes Saturday, March 27, 2021 Saturday, May 8, 2021
Session 4 - Online Classes Saturday, May 29, 2021 Saturday, July 10, 2021
Session 5 - Online Classes Saturday, July 31, 2021 Saturday, September 11, 2021
Session 6 - Online Classes Saturday, September 25, 2021 Saturday, November 6, 2021
Session 7 - Online Classes Saturday, November 13, 2021 Saturday, November 20, 2021

Additional Information

Exam(s)

Students are required to complete a project or practical exam upon completion of the course. Students will receive a certificate of completion.

Book(s)

No books Required. CTS will provide all handouts for the programme.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites. If you cannot use a computer or you are limited in what you can do on a computer then this course is for you.

Tuition Cost

The cost of the programme is TTD $500.00.

We are an ACTT recognised institution and partner with international awarding bodies

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