The IT Essentials course covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional. It is designed for students who want to pursue careers in ICT and students who want to gain practical knowledge of how a computer works.

Course Coverage:

  • Introduction to the Personal Computer

  • Safe Lab Procedures and Tool Use Computer Assembly Step-by-Step

  • Basics of Preventive Maintenance and Troubleshooting

  • Fundamental Operating Systems

  • Fundamental Laptops and Portable Devices

  • Fundamental Printers and Scanners

  • Fundamental Networks Fundamental Security Communication Skills

  • Advanced Personal Computers Advanced Operating Systems

  • Advanced Laptops and Portable Devices

  • Advanced Printers and Scanners Advanced Networks

  • Advanced Security

Participant Profile:

Students of Matric and Intermediate, Beginners who want to learn I.T essentials.

Learning Outcome:

Students will gain knowledge about the available software tools to quickly and efficiently complete the task at hand; layout and develop work on screen, print it out and save it for future editing.