To provide students with the ability and confidence to use standard workplace and Internet applications including word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, browser, email, online meetings 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.
Use a personal computer operating system, examine control panel settings and be proficient with basic file management commands. (Proficiency 2.7)
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.