Computer skills are the key to the modern world. Globally, people rely on computer technology to get through each day, to grow their careers, to meet new people, and to expand their opportunities. But a huge amount of people don’t fully understand all the things they can do with their computers. There are so many features that they don’t know how to use, so many possibilities they are not taking advantage of. Many people think they know the basics about computers, but really don’t.
This free course will run you through all the basic concepts and techniques of computing, and unlock parts of your computer you did not know existed. The course will then cover Microsoft computer applications so that you can fully use these vital tools of modern life. It will train you in touch typing, so that using your computer becomes smoother and easier. It will then run you through more advanced functions such as data input and formatting, before finally running you through really practical uses of your new knowledge.
This course is designed to make sure you can use your computer to its fullest, even if you already think you are doing so. Computer skills can do so much for so many, and even if you are already a proficient computer user, you can get a lot out of this course. There are tools and functions in this little machine that you never knew about. This course will guide you through some of the best ones.
One of the key outcomes of taking Alison's ABC IT online course is that you will understand the functions of a computer. You'll learn about IT safety and environmentally friendly ways to dispose of computer parts. You will know the legal matters involved in IT and gain a greater knowledge of computer software and hardware. You will have the skills to manage multiple files effectively.
This course will teach you touch typing as well as how to use email and word processing applications, tasks that will help you to accomplish your daily goals.
All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:
Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning
Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:
Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping
All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.