To provide students with the ability and confidence to use standard workplace and Internet applications including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, browser, email, online meeting applications, assistive technologies and search engine software safely. A specific focus will be to enable the student to apply digital literacy skills and communication technologies appropriate to the profession.
Provides the student with the basic concepts of ICT and the application skills for use in their area of study and future employment.
Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of information and communication technology and its applications in organisations
Use a personal computer operating system, examine control panel settings and be proficient with basic file management commands. (Proficiency 2.7)
Evaluate the basic concepts of computer PC operating systems in order to make use of the tools provided by modern IT to achieve high standards in their prospective area of employment
Research information efficiently using web browser and search engine tools. (Proficiency 2.7)
Be able to apply digital literacy skills and communication technologies appropriate to the profession. (Proficiency 2.7)
Use a word-processing application to produce documentation relevant to the workplace. (Proficiency 2.7)
Understand the concept of spreadsheets, use a spreadsheet application and have the confidence and ability to produce basic worksheets. (Proficiency 2.7)
Demonstrate competence in the use of a presentation package with a view to produce quality presentations. (Proficiency 2.7)
Have an awareness of health & safety issues in the use of personal computers.