Introduction:

An objective of BCL:  In step with an effort to achieve the objective of achieving computer literacy in an inclusive manner, Sunita computer center has launched a new programme, “Basic Computer Learning (BCL)”. The objective of the course is to impart basic level computer appreciation programme with more emphasis on hands-on training. Initially, the course was conceived as to boost the concept of introducing a course on computer fundamentals, especially for students, studying vocational courses at ITIs/ITCs. However, the course has gained popularity amongst many more categories.  The programme can equip a person to use the computers in day-to-day life for professional and personal use. After completing the course the incumbent will be computer literate and will be able to:

  • Acquire confidence in using computer techniques available to users;
  • Recognize the basic components of computers and terminology;
  • Understand data, information and file management;
  • Create documents using Word processor, Spreadsheet & Presentation Software;
  • Understand computer networks, Internet;
  • Browse the internet, content search, email and collaborate with peers;
  • Use e-Governance applications;
  • Use a computer to improve existing skills and learn new skills.

This basic computer skills course will allow you to gain an understanding of the most popular, current technologies used at home and in the workplace. You will become computer literate in this hands-on course while you learn to access, create, save and manage documents, spreadsheets, and emails and use the Internet effectively. We demystify terminology and impart best practice skills for productive and secure use of hardware and software. This course is great for adults with no previous computer experience.

Aims

This course will allow you to become familiar with computers and Microsoft Windows while learning basic computer, mouse and keyboard skills in a supportive environment.

Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  1. Appropriately start up and shut down your computer.
  2. Navigate the operating system and start applications.
  3. Perform basic functions of file management.
  4. Perform basic functions in a word processor and spreadsheet.
  5. Manage print settings and print documents.
  6. Receive and send an email.
  7. Use a web browser to navigate the Internet.

Content

Hardware and Software

  • Understand the main components of a computer, including input and output devices.
  • Understand the function of communication devices such as smartphones and tablets.
  • Understand the role of Operating Systems, programs, and apps.

Windows

  • Turning on the computer and logging on.
  • The Windows screen.
  • Running programs from the Start Menu.
  • Minimising, maximizing, moving, resizing and closing windows.
  • Logging off and shutting down your computer.

Working with Programs

  • Running multiple programs.
  • Desktop icons and creating a desktop shortcut.office
  • Managing programs from the taskbar.
  • Closing programs.

File Management

  • Managing Windows Explorer.
  • Creating, moving, renaming and deleting folders and files.
  • Understanding file extensions.
  • Viewing storage devices and network connections.
  • Managing USB flash drives.

Word Processing

  • Creating documents in Microsoft Word.
  • Typing text, numbers, and dates into a document.
  • Easy formatting.
  • Checking the spelling of your document.
  • Making and saving changes to your document.

sunitacomputercenter         Spreadsheets

  • Understanding spreadsheet functionality.
  • Creating spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel.
  • Typing text numbers and dates into a worksheet.
  • Easy formulas.
  • Easy formatting.
  • Charting your data.
  • Making and saving changes to your workbook.
  • Printing a worksheet.

 Printing

  • Print preview.
  • Print settings.
  • Managing the print queue.

Using Emailmail

  • The Outlook mail screen elements.
  • Composing and sending an email message.
  • Managing the Inbox.

Accessing the Internet

  • Going to a specific website and bookmarking.
  • Understanding how to search/Google effectively.
  • Copy and paste Internet content into your documents and emails.
  • Stopping and refreshing pages.
  • Demystifying the Cloud.
  • Understanding social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Computer security best practices.

Eligibility: Any person who knows how to write and read English and/or Hindi.

Duration: 03 Months

                                                          Module Fee:-

                                                               Registration Fee-300

Course Fee-2000computer

Exam Fee-500

Course Material Fee-250

Scope: Creating a base for up gradation to other career-oriented course and entry-level job to IT Fields.