This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of devices, file creation and management, networks, and data security. The Candidate is required to understand the make-up of a personal computer in terms of hardware and software and to understand some of the concepts of Information Technology (IT) such as data storage and memory.
The Candidate shall also understand how information networks are used within computing and be aware of the uses of computer-based software applications in everyday life.
The Candidate shall appreciate health and safety issues as well as some environmental factors involved in using computers and be aware of some of the important security and legal issues associated with using computers.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIS MODULE?
- Covers the key skills and main concepts relating to ICT, computers, devices, and software
- Certifies best practice in effective computer use
- Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practicing computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.